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Kansas lawmaker wants state auditor on conditions


February 11, 2018

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Republican senator says that Kansas needs a state auditor but only if the position uncovers enough corruption to pay for the office's budget.

Sen. Dennis Pyle requested legislation Tuesday to require the election of an auditor. The position would be for one four-year term that would end unless enough waste, fraud and abuse were uncovered to pay the bills, the Kansas City Star reported .

"I'd like to see a dog have motivation to go hunt," Pyle said. "And I think they hunt better when they're motivated."

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