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Carl Stokes
City approves money for outside audits over Pratt's objections
City approves money for outside audits over Pratt's objections

Baltimore Comptroller Joan M. Pratt objected Wednesday to the city's use of outside auditors, saying her office could do the reviews of municipal agencies for less money and with greater independence. Her comments came as the Board of Estimates approved spending more than $400,000 for performance and financial audits of three key city agencies, under a provision required by a recent charter amendment. "We wouldn't be here today if the Department of Audits had been sufficiently funded as mandated by the charter," Pratt said, explaining her reason for casting the lone "no" vote on the five-member board. "The problem would have been solved if you had given...

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