Statement from the office of Gov. Jay Inslee on the apparent federal investigation involving State Auditor Troy Kelley

March 20, 2015

Summary 

Gov. Inslee’s Communications Director David Postman released this statement regarding the apparent federal investigation involving Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley.

Story 

“The governor is very concerned about the apparent federal investigation involving the state auditor. We hope that the auditor will work with authorities and to the greatest extent possible – and as soon as possible -- be open with the public. The voters, local governments, lawmakers and our administration need to have complete confidence in Mr. Kelley’s ability to carry out the very important duties of state auditor. The auditor should recuse himself from any official action involving this investigation. Washingtonians need to be assured that the auditor’s office will be able to continue its work without distraction or disruption by this investigation.”

Media Contact 

David Postman
Governor Inslee’s Communications Office
360.902.4136