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Daryl Purpera, Legislative Auditor (2016)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-02-22

Duration: 00:28:26

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Purpera, Daryl G. | Louisiana. Legislature. Office of the Legislative Auditor | Local governments | Medicaid fraud | Transparency in government


  • Purpera, Daryl Speaker


A speech by Legislative Auditor Daryl Purpera before the Baton Rouge Press Club on February 22, 2016. He discusses: the three main themes from his office’s recent annual report; his office’s new program to reduce Medicaid fraud; his office’s mission of fostering accountability and transparency in government; their efforts to provide more in-depth audits; and his office’s recent creation of the Center for Local Government Excellence, a two-day training program for local government officials. He also answers questions from the audience.