The Department of Justice's County Tribal Law Enforcement Grant Program continues to help local law enforcement provide needed services in Native American communities. In addition, this program helps build a cooperative atmosphere and positive relationship between law enforcement and tribal governments and communities. I am pleased to share information regarding this important program with you.
J.B. Van Hollen
Referred to committee on Criminal Justice and Corrections.
State of Wisconsin
Department of Health Services
January 7, 2011
To the Honorable, the Legislature:
The attached report is submitted to the Legislature pursuant to s. 46.27 (11g)
and s. 46.277
(Sm) of the Wisconsin statutes, which require the Department of Health Services to submit an annual report for the Community Options Program (COP) and the Home and Community-Based Waivers (COP-W/CIP II). The attached report describes the persons served, program expenditures, and services delivered through the COP, COP-Waiver and CIP II programs in calendar year 2009.
The Community Options Program provides services to people who are elderly or who have a physical, developmental or mental disability, and is coordinated with all of Wisconsin's Medicaid Home and Community-Based Waivers including Family Care. With the Department's oversight, county agencies are able to ensure that a comprehensive and individualized care plan is provided, while maintaining program flexibility and integrity, and maximizing federal matching funds.
Dennis G. Smith
Referred to committee on Aging and Long-Term Care.
State of Wisconsin
Legislative Audit Bureau
January 4, 2011
To the Honorable, the Assembly:
This biennial report, which is required under s. 13.94 (1)(j)
, Wis. Stats., summarizes the Legislative Audit Bureau's statutory responsibilities and highlights significant accomplishments from January 1, 2009, through December 31, 2010.
During that biennium, we produced more than 70 independent audits, evaluations, reviews, opinions, and certifications. Our work helps to assure the Legislature and the public that financial transactions and management decisions are made effectively, efficiently, and in compliance with the law and that the policies and practices of state agencies are consistent with legislative intent. Our reports frequently include recommendations that improve government programs and services, maximize federal reimbursements, and ensure public funds are wisely spent and appropriately accounted for. We are proud to deliver accurate and useful information that enhances accountability and assists the Legislature in its oversight of executive branch agencies.
We look forward to serving the Legislature, the Governor, and the people of Wisconsin in the coming years.