Portage County commissioners will have to pay $132,708 to the state after a dispute on how the county used federal job training money.
The Akron Beacon Journal reports that questionable spending of Workforce Investment Funds was found by the Ohio Auditor.
The original repayment that was asked for was $771,934, but the county refused to pay the full amount.
State and county representatives came together and reduced the number after only finding $132,708 that could not be documented as properly spent.
The original audit found the county misused money for various things like advertising for job fairs and gifts including laptops, video games and charge cards.
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