February 04, 2005 - 'John retired last year after 12 years on the Legislative Budget Board. He had just got his golf handicap down to six, and they called him and said: you need to be the new state auditor. So he came back.'
January 21, 2005 - 'Our message to potential partners is that we are looking at new ideas, and if we see a way to bring value, we are open to listening. We will reduce government cost whether we have a budget problem or not. We will support effective technology contracting and execution.'
January 18, 2005 - 'With the almost daily advances in technology, it is critical for government to have the ability to adapt. This legislation gives government the flexibility it needs to do just that.'