The Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee (JLARC) is a joint statutory, bipartisan committee of the Legislature. It works to make state government more effective, efficient and accountable. Under the direction of the Legislative Auditor, JLARC’s non-partisan staff independently conduct performance audits in accordance with Government Auditing Standards. Their audits provide objective answers to questions posed by the Legislature about government performance.
The Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee (JLARC) conducts objective performance audits, program evaluations, sunset reviews and other analyses on behalf of the Legislature. JLARC makes recommendations to the Legislature and government agencies to improve the performance of government in Washington state.