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Sen. Mary Lazich: State purchasing card program needs improvement
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Did you know the state of Wisconsin issues more than 18,000 cards to certain state employees to make purchases?The Wisconsin Legislative Audit Bureau (LAB) has completed a review of the state's program allowing state employees to use purchasing cards for state business purposes. The audit findings are mixed. There was not evidence of rampant fraud; however compliance with requirements could be improved.A total of 3,071 purchasing card transactions recorded during 2008 was reviewed by the LAB.