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Spanish Daily Journal
     June 27, 2018      #23-177 sdj
Andy Wheeler

County official blames auditor

El funcionario del condado culpa al auditor

Kankakee County Board Chairman Andy Wheeler contends the county auditor broke a promise that resulted in an audit finding against the circuit clerk’s office.

Making matters worse, Wheeler said, the finding might hinder the county’s ability to get federal grants.

At a meeting last week, Wheeler, R-Kankakee, noted an external auditor’s finding that the circuit clerk’s office needed checks and balances in handling bank reconciliations.

Wheeler said Auditor Jake Lee, a Republican, promised after taking office in late 2016, he would review the circuit clerk’s bank ...

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Jake Lee