state Gov. Gary Locke recently signed legislation into law requiring
regular performance audits of transportation programs.
new law – SB5748 – calls for an 11-member transportation performance
audit board to review how money is spent and whether programs
have value. The board will include five citizens, four lawmakers,
the state auditor and a member appointed by the governor.
board will administer performance reviews and then determine whether
more targeted audits are required.