Kate Brown: Says for every dollar the state spent on audits last year, it delivered $64 in cost savings.

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The Truth-o-Meter says: True | Kate Brown says state is getting huge return on audit spending

It’s always nice to know you’re getting a bang for your tax dollar -- and Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown wants you to know that you’re getting just that with her Audits Division. "In 2008, every dollar you gave in performance auditing, we were able to deliver about $8 in cost savings and efficiencies. With our Department of Revenue audit ... in 2010, for every dollar you gave, we've been able to deliver $64 in cost savings and efficiencies," Brown said during a speech at the Oregon Summit. "Now that’s a real return on your ... >> More

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