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Auditor slams state’s failure to track social service contracts  

State Auditor Doug Hoffer. Photo by Roger Crowley/for VTDigger

Doug Hoffer says the Agency of Human Services doesn’t always compare contractual requirements with services actually delivered by nonprofit contractors. As a result, he says, “the state cannot ensure that clients are receiving the services they need and the public is paying for.”

Racine proposes competition for designated agencies

File: Secretary of Human Services Doug Racine speaking with Rep. Patsy French, D-Orange, Addison-1. Photo by Josh Larkin.

Racine said the state needs to be able to measure the results of the designated agencies and determine “what we’re getting for the money.”

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