The Democratic candidate for state auditor was once accused of stealing artwork from the offices of a company where he previously worked, according to court documents. That allegation was one of several questionable details raised Thursday about state Rep. Troy Kelley. Campaign workers for his Republican opponent, James Watkins, uncovered many of the court documents and posted them online.
The Washington State Auditor’s Office, which recently rattled state government with an examination of idle cellphones, has likewise spent thousands of dollars on devices that get little or no use