An audit released today shows an increase in Delaware’s spending of federal funds, as well as a need for oversight of the spending. The independent audit shows the state spent more than $2 billion in funds in the fiscal year that ended last June.
That number is about $580 million more than was spent the previous year, the Associated Press reports. The audit also revealed agencies often don’t provide the proper documentation and oversight for the spending, much of which goes to nonprofits and private contractors.
Questions are being raised mainly about $30 million that went toward home energy and weatherization programs for low-income people.