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Local News
3:00 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

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

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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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Education
6:28 am
Mon April 22, 2013

Board Members Consider Asking for State Audit of Jefferson County Public Schools

The Jefferson County Board of Education

Jefferson County school board members are considering asking Kentucky State Auditor Adam Edelen to perform a special audit of Jefferson County Public Schools.

"I think it’s something that’s going to be happening here fairly soon,” school board member Chris Brady told WFPL.

Brady couldn’t give specifics on what the state audit would look at. But Brady and board member David Jones Jr. have said it would be healthy for any organization to have an outsider look at the system for improvement.

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