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Audit

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

The money was supposed to go toward special-needs adoptions and foster children.

A state audit released yesterday found that the department diverted $1.5 million of the funds for administrative costs.

Colorado typically uses some federal money to administer child welfare programs and is supposed to send the rest to counties.

A department spokeswoman says officials misinterpreted what could be considered administrative costs.


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