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L. Christopher Hunt appointed as executive director of Kentucky Office of Technology and Special Audits

Mike Harmon, Kentucky’s Auditor of Public Accounts, last week announced the appointment of L. Christopher Hunt as the acting Executive Director of the Office of Technology and Special Audits. Hunt joined the Auditor’s office in January 2017 as General Counsel. L. Christopher Hunt “Chris has been greatly involved in special examinations and projects that were released during this past year, including...

Kentucky auditors office releases results of election leave report; results show many did not vote

Kentucky Auditor Mike Harmon on Tuesday released the results of a report on election leave by state employees. The report examined the use of election leave for public employees during the 2015 General Election and the 2016 Primary Election. The report by Auditor Harmon’s office found during those two elections, as many as 1,329 public employees claimed four hours of paid election leave but were...