ICYMI: Auditor Pickering Wins National Award

State Auditor was recently chosen to receive the prestigious David M. Walker Excellence in Government Performance and Accountability Award for 2014.

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Mississippi Transparency: State Auditor Pickering Gets National Accountability Award

DENVER, Colo.–The only state official from the entire country to get the David M. Walker Excellence in Government Performance and Accountability Award for 2014 was your state auditor, Stacey Pickering. He got the award at a ceremony in Denver during the 20th Biennial Forum of Government Auditors.

If you remember hearing News Mississippi report several dozen or so stories about local government workers in Mississippi who have been arrested or forced to pay back your tax money that they misused, well that’s one reason Pickering was picked for the award.

“He has worked hard to bridge gaps, create partnerships, reduce fraud and waste, and assist government entities in being better prepared,” said Berri Davis, director of the Financial Management and Assurance Division of the U.S. Government Accountability Office.

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State auditor honored for performance and accountability

DENVER, Colo. (WTVA) — Mississippi State Auditor Stacey E. Pickering has been awarded the David M. Walker Excellence in Government Performance and Accountability Award for 2014.

This national award is presented once every two years to three auditors from the public sector accountability community who represent federal, state, and local government.

Pickering was selected because of his work to improve the public’s understanding of how government works and working to help government leaders make better decisions.

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Pickering honored for performance and accountability

Mississippi State Auditor Stacey E. Pickering received David M. Walker Excellence in Government Performance and Accountability Award for 2014, according to a release from his office.

The award is presented once every two years to three auditors from the public sector accountability community who represent federal, state, and local government. This year, Pickering was the only auditor honored.

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