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3:00 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

Should the Kentucky State Auditor Look Annually at Cities' Finances?


An influx of allegations pertaining to misappropriated funds in Kentucky city governments has sparked debate  of whether the state auditor should do annual inquiries into their budgets .

The issue was discussed last week in the General Assembly's Interim Joint Committee on Local Government.

Current statutes require annual audits of county governments by the office of state Auditor Adam Edelen. For their part, cities are allowed to hire private firms to conduct yearly audits.

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