Shocking audit findings at ESD

We received disturbing news from our state auditor’s office last week: its findings in an audit of the state Employment Security Department. It now appears that ESD downplayed the extent of the unemployment-insurance fraud it allowed, and repeatedly failed to properly respond to Washingtonians who needed the agency to deliver during a pandemic.

If you have been impacted by the ESD failure or have any questions about legislation and the budget as we approach the April 25 deadline, please don’t hesitate to write, email or call our office.

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