While state Auditor Dave Yost wants to see some changes made to the food stamp program at the federal level, he is also working on getting photo IDs on the state’s electronic benefits cards as a way to deter fraud.
Yost was in town recently and met with some of The Daily Record staff, and publisher Bill Albrecht asked about what some of the top issues are.
The No. 1 issue is the opioid epidemic, Yost said. “Everyone’s talking about it, but no one knows what to do,” he said.
The state has experienced weak revenue for the past eight months, and Yost said he is not sure if it is the result of a soft economy or tax policy. [Read more…]