League of Cities to release documents

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - The nonprofit Kentucky League of Cities
has announced it will once again release documents to a newspaper,
one day after the state said it will audit the group.

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the league made its
announcement Thursday in a news release in which it also announced
it would welcome state auditor Crit Luallen.

Luallen told the newspaper her decision to audit the league had
been partly based on its decision to stop releasing documents to
the paper. But she said her office plans to proceed with the audit.

The Kentucky League of Cities provides lobbying, insurance and
other services to 382 member cities. Earlier this week, it declared
it isn't a public agency and closed its records. The newspaper had
used such records to do stories on the league's salaries and

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