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Op - Ed
May 20, 2016

A new standard: state-funded programs must be measurable, performances audited

By Douglas R. Hoffer, Vermont State Auditor

The unfortunate situation with the EB-5 program presents an opportunity to reflect on the state’s approach to economic development. Among other responsibilities, the state auditor’s office examines various programs to determine whether they achieve the goals established by the…