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October 23, 2013

State auditor not required to do city oversight

Smart relates Richmond’s experience

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FRANKFORT —

That prompted Thayer to state his opposition to tax increases and to ask Bozarth if KLC will support legislation to repeal prevailing wage laws and to make Kentucky a right-to-work state. Bozarth agreed with both but said cities are faced with declining revenues and growing expenses and need to “diversify their revenues.”

It also prompted an exchange between Thayer and Rep. Jim Wayne, D-Louisville, over taxes and what Wayne called “right-to-work for less” laws.

Ronnie Ellis writes for CNHI News Service and is based in Frankfort. Reach him at rellis@cnhi.com. Follow CNHI News Service stories on Twitter at www.twitter.com/cnhifrankfort.

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