Letter: Myhra has audit experience
To the editor:
Everyone knows there’s an election in a few weeks and there are some offices that are easy to overlook, like state auditor. But recent events like the reported misappropriation of millions in state-financed child care funds and embezzlement in the Shakopee school district have brought new focus on this very important office that provides spending and bookkeeping oversight and responsibility.
Auditing is much more than adding up numbers; it’s knowing that our tax dollars are being spent honestly and transparently. This year we have an opportunity we haven’t had in a while. Pam Myhra is a Certified Public Accountant with auditing experience and is seeking the office of Minnesota State Auditor. And because she has served her community in the Minnesota Legislature as well, she’s highly qualified to serve in this vital position.
I’m eager to see this office run as the taxpayers’ professional watchdog that it should be. I hope you’ll join me in supporting Pam Myhra for state auditor.