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House committee hears concern about auditing contract

Recent action by the Office of State Auditor is causing confusion among those charged with justifying the accuracy of county ledgers.

That was the crux of discussion Tuesday at an informational hearing of the House State Government Finance Committee.

Rep. Sarah Anderson (R-Plymouth), the committee chair, invited DFL State Auditor Rebecca Otto to explain a letter sent by her office to officials in 59 counties asking them to sign a three-year agreement with the auditor’s office for county auditing services for fiscal years 2015, 2016 and 2017. The letter contains an Aug. 21 deadline.

Neither Otto, nor a representative of her office, chose to appear before the committee. (Read more)

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Special election set

A special election is scheduled for Nov. 3, 2015, to fill the seat that was vacated by Rep. Ryan Winkler on July 1. He moved to Belgium for his wife's new job.

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