Office of Minnesota State Auditor Julie Blaha

Oversight

The OSA oversees $40 billion in local government spending. As Minnesota’s financial watchdog, we ensure transparent, accountable and effective government.

Effective oversight frees up resources and builds trust.

Office of Minnesota State Auditor Julie Blaha

Examinations

The OSA is an independent, executive branch of government that focuses on providing transparency in local government finances through audits, investigations and compliance checks.

Examinations protect local resources and minimize fraud, waste, and abuse.

Office of Minnesota State Auditor Julie Blaha

Support

The OSA supports local government and policy makers with tools and resources that help them build efficiencies into their day-to-day operations and better deliver services.

From training to financial software, our tools support local government.

Office of Minnesota State Auditor Julie Blaha

Analysis

The OSA collects and reports local government financial data.  We provide context for this data to make it understandable to citizens and policy makers.

With our data analysis, local governments can find the best local solutions.

How can we help you?