It’s important to understand a question before formulating an answer.
State Auditor Adam Edelen made several questions very clear last week about Kentucky’s special taxing districts after his office spent six months developing a report on what it calls ghost governments.
Among them: What is a special taxing district? How many exist in Kentucky? Who oversees them?
How does the public get information about how they spend public money?
What’s the process for dissolving a district?