Stories tagged: Troy Kelley
Fri., July 29, 2016, 12:51 p.m.
Candidates for Washington state auditor vow to restore credibility
SEATTLE – Restoring the credibility of the Washington State Auditor’s Office tops the list of priorities for those seeking to replace departing Auditor Troy Kelley, whose term was marred by …
Tue., May 31, 2016, 11:18 a.m.
Washington auditor to face another fraud trial
Federal prosecutors plan to retry the Washington State Auditor on charges he pocketed millions of dollars in needless fees while running a real estate services business a decade ago, after …
UPDATED: Fri., May 6, 2016, 1:02 p.m.
Indicted Washington auditor fires key staffers
Indicted Washington Auditor Troy Kelley has fired two staffers and ordered another to stop working, just a week after his federal fraud trial ended with a hung jury.
Wed., April 27, 2016, 5:24 p.m.
Troy Kelley returns to work
Troy Kelley returned to the state auditor’s office the morning after a federal jury acquitted him of one charge and couldn’t reach a verdict on others
Tue., April 26, 2016, 2:42 p.m.
Jury acquits state auditor on one count, no decision on other charges
Jury reaches no decision on key charges against Washington state auditor; acquits on 1 count.
Thu., April 21, 2016, 6 p.m.
Jury finishes first day of deliberations in auditor trial
A jury in Tacoma has finished its first day of deliberations in the fraud trial of Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley.
Wed., April 20, 2016, 6:43 p.m.
Indicted Auditor Troy Kelley engaged in a plain case of fraud, prosecutor says
The five-week fraud trial of Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley drew to a close Wednesday, with prosecutors calling it a “plain case of fraud and a cover-up” and the defense …
Wed., April 20, 2016, midnight
Reprieve for state auditors is a start
It was odd to see legislators from both parties hack $10 million out of the budget of the one office charged with rooting out waste, fraud and abuse.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 10:22 a.m.
State Supreme Court upholds decision tossing auditor recall effort
Washington’s Supreme Court has unanimously upheld a lower court’s decision throwing out an effort to recall indicted state Auditor Troy Kelley.
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 8:36 p.m.
No impeachment for Troy Kelley, House leaders say
House won’t vote on whether to impeach Troy Kelley.
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 11:17 a.m.
House won’t seek to impeach state auditor
Leaders in Washington’s House of Representatives say they don’t plan to impeach state Auditor Troy Kelley, who is fighting federal charges of tax evasion, money laundering and perjury.
Sun., Jan. 10, 2016, 5 a.m.
Washington legislative session expected to be shorter, focused on education
Issues the Washington Legislature will face include education funding, charter schools and carbon pollution.
Tue., Dec. 8, 2015, 10:40 p.m.
Impeachment pending, Washington Auditor Kelley returns to office
State Auditor Troy Kelley ends his voluntary leave of absence, returns to work in the face of an impeachment resolution.
Mon., Dec. 7, 2015, 3:27 p.m.
Impeachment resolution filed against Kelley
Lawmakers file resolution to impeach absent State Auditor Troy Kelley.
Thu., Dec. 3, 2015, midnight
Editorial: Impeach Auditor Troy Kelley if he won’t resign
Kelley’s legal peril aside, it’s clear that he isn’t performing the tasks for which he was elected and won’t be for a long time, if ever. He needs to go.
Tue., Dec. 1, 2015, 7:13 a.m.
Indicted Washington auditor seeks return of seized $908,000
Indicted Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley is asking a judge to force the Justice Department to return $908,000.
Wed., June 10, 2015, midnight
Embattled state auditor’s hiring of associate triggers state investigation
OLYMPIA – The attorney general’s office will investigate embattled State Auditor Troy Kelley’s hiring of a longtime business associate to see if any Washington laws were broken. Attorney General Bob …
Fri., May 15, 2015, midnight
Washington Auditor Troy Kelley’s pension under attack
OLYMPIA – Three Republican senators want to change Washington state law to keep embattled and absent Auditor Troy Kelley from upping his pension if he comes back from leave briefly …
Fri., April 24, 2015, midnight
Indicted state Auditor Troy Kelley might have pay withheld during voluntary leave
OLYMPIA – A spokesman for Gov. Jay Inslee said Thursday they believe the state has the authority to withhold pay from indicted state Auditor Troy Kelley, based on legal advice …
Sun., April 19, 2015, midnight
Spin Control: Ousting state auditor Troy Kelley may be difficult
OLYMPIA – The chorus for Troy Kelley to resign as state auditor after he was indicted on federal charges Thursday grew louder as last week drew to a close, but …
Sat., April 18, 2015, midnight
Inslee again calls on Auditor Troy Kelley to resign
OLYMPIA – Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Friday repeated his call for embattled state Auditor Troy Kelley to resign immediately following his indictment by a federal grand jury. Inslee spokesman …
Fri., April 17, 2015, midnight
Jury indicts state auditor on fraud, tax charges
A federal grand jury indicted state Auditor Troy Kelley Thursday on charges of fraud, lying to federal investigators, filing false tax returns and “corrupt interference with Internal Revenue laws.” The …
UPDATED: Thu., April 16, 2015, 1:16 p.m.
Washington state auditor Troy Kelley indicted
State Auditor Troy Kelley was indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of concealing stolen property, filing a false tax return and “corrupt interference with Internal Revenue laws.”
Thu., April 2, 2015, midnight
Inslee demands answers from state auditor
OLYMPIA – State Auditor Troy Kelley, who turned down a request to appear before a legislative committee Wednesday, got a new request for information from elsewhere in the Capitol. Gov. …
Mon., March 23, 2015, 11:34 a.m.
State auditor says he’s cooperating with federal investigators
Washington state auditor Troy Kelley returned to work Monday following a week where his home was raided by federal agents and his office turned over records that were subpoenaed by …
Fri., March 20, 2015, 3:51 p.m.
Governor urges state auditor to explain federal investigation
A spokesman for Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee said Friday the governor is very concerned about an apparent federal investigation into the state auditor, and is encouraging him to work …
Thu., March 19, 2015, 2:18 p.m.
Federal investigators subpoena Washington state auditor’s records
The office of Washington state auditor Troy Kelley was turning over documents to the federal government Thursday in response to a subpoena from the U.S. Department of Justice, just days …
Fri., April 11, 2014, midnight
Data left on Washington state computers released for sale
OLYMPIA – Some state agencies failed to wipe old computers clean of sensitive or personal data before sending them to be sold as surplus, a new state audit says. Random …
Tue., Oct. 9, 2012, midnight
Auditor candidates launching attacks
OLYMPIA – The race for Washington state auditor has escalated into the most hostile statewide campaign of the year. With the departure of longtime auditor Brian Sonntag, the two candidates …
Fri., April 27, 2012, midnight
Two state auditor hopefuls mix it up
The filing deadline is still a couple of weeks away, but candidates barked at each other Thursday night in their bid to become the state’s top watchdog. State Rep. Mark …