Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

Thursday, June 26, 2014

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost regarding the untimely passing of Representative Terry Blair:


"No one cared more or thought more deeply about local government and the people it serves than Terry Blair,” Auditor Yost said.  “His temperate demeanor and seasoned wisdom will be greatly missed by his colleagues in the General Assembly and the people of Ohio."



The Auditor of State’s office, one of five independently elected statewide offices in Ohio, is responsible for auditing more than 5,800 state and local government agencies.  Under the direction of Auditor Dave Yost, the office also provides financial services to local governments, investigates and prevents fraud in public agencies and promotes transparency in government.

Carrie Bartunek
Press Secretary