Utah Supreme Court denies Salt Lake County Auditor's petition

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  • RBN Salt Lake City, UT
    Dec. 23, 2011 2:33 p.m.

    Government 101: The Mayor (Executive Branch) does hold the purse strings subject to budget approval by the County Council (Legislative Branch). The Auditor's function is to perform audits to determine whether council-approved and Mayor-administered funds are being used appropriately.

  • DeltaFoxtrot West Valley, UT
    Dec. 23, 2011 9:30 a.m.

    More corruption at the top. The Mayor should NOT be the one holding the purse strings.