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The state audit of the University of Louisville Foundation found infighting, secrecy and a leader with unchecked power, but none of that was a big surprise.

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A state audit of the University of Louisville Foundation found a president with too much unchecked power, numerous examples of broken bylaws and a “dysfunctional governing climate” at the school’s nonprofit.

Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, Facebook

State Auditor Mike Harmon’s office says it is referring its findings of a review into the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources over to the Kentucky State Police and Kentucky Branch Ethics Commission. 

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A state audit has found a handful of discrepancies in the Hickman County Sheriff’s office, including unauthorized purchases and an overspent budget.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

A state audit has found several issues in the Ballard County Fiscal Court, including overpaid health reimbursements, unpaid overtime and incorrect contributions to employee retirement funds.

WFPL

Kentucky’s new state auditor announced Tuesday that he will continue the office’s investigation into the University of Louisville Foundation, the independent nonprofit that manages the school’s $1.1 billion endowment.

Allison Lundergan Grimes / Twitter

Kentucky’s remaining constitutional officers were sworn in Monday, with all but one of the five posts changing hands.

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, a Democrat elected to a second term, was the only official sworn in Monday who had previously served in a statewide positions.

U of L, via Facebook

Outgoing State Auditor Adam Edelen says his office’s examination of the University of Louisville Board of Trustees won’t be complete by the end of his term.

Edelen, a Democrat, lost to Republican Mike Harmon in the November election. Harmon said he’s adopted a “wait and see” approach as to whether he’ll continue the investigation.

Kentucky Retirement Systems (kyret.ky.gov)

Incoming state Auditor Mike Harmon is calling for the resignation of the executive director of the state’s most under-performing pension system.

The Kentucky Retirement Systems Board of Trustees recently extended the contract of Executive Director Bill Thielen and gave him a 25 percent raise.

Mike Harmon / harmonforauditor.com

State Auditor-elect Mike Harmon says he will continue outgoing Auditor Adam Edelen’s investigation of untested rape kits in the state.

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