The Southeastern and Southwestern Intergovernmental Audit Forum is being held at the Biloxi Visitor’s Center this week. The keynote speaker was Gene Dodaro the Comptroller General of the United States.
He spoke to auditors and their staff from both the Southeastern and Southwestern regions.
Dodaro discussed perspectives on fiscal and performance challenges facing government. Specifically the challenges government’s encounter because of slow economic growth due to budget cuts.
According to Mississippi State Auditor’s Office Communications Director Brett Kittredge, Dodaro also discussed a number of the financial management and fiscal challenges that states experience. He also talked about suggestions on moving forward.