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Daryl Purpera, Legislative Auditor (2019)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-06-24

Duration: 00:46:57

Subjects: Purpera, Daryl G. | BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Louisiana. Legislature. Office of the Legislative Auditor | Transparency in government | Local governments | MEDICAID


  • Purpera, Daryl Speaker


A speech by Louisiana Legislative Auditor Daryl Purpera before the Baton Rouge Press Club on June 24, 2019. He discusses: the defamation cases filed against his office; their budget; the failure of a bill authorizing his office to use state income tax data in the audit of the Medicaid program; Medicaid fraud cases; misclassified employees; the fiscal administration program for local governments; and their current projects. He also answers questions from the audience.