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Audit hits Pro-Los Alamos agency on booze, food

Andrea Romero Andrea Romero | 

The Associated Press
August 08, 2018 08:59 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico state auditor says an agency of New Mexico municipalities surrounding Los Alamos National Laboratory approved improper reimbursement for alcohol and baseball tickets.

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The audit released Tuesday hits former Regional Coalition of LANL Communities executive director Andrea Romero over unlawful reimbursements as she seeks to win a state house seat in northern New Mexico.

Specifically, the audit says there was a lack of adequate documentation for some reimbursements in violation of policy and state law.

For months, Romero has faced criticism for recent spending that included expensive gatherings where alcohol was purchased.

Romero did not immediately return a phone message from The Associated Press.

Neri Holguin, a campaign manager for Romero, did not immediately return an email.

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