(KCPW News) A proposal to move budgeting and accounting functions from the independently-elected Salt Lake County Auditor’s office to the Mayor’s control could cost the county a lawsuit, and according to Auditor Gregory Hawkins, its coveted AAA bond rating. As KCPW’s Whittney Evans reports, the auditor is threatening to sue the county if the plan goes forward, saying it will be a slow, legally risky, expensive and disruptive process.
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