Rebecca Otto told the crowd of about 100 people that she is not pro- or anti-mining, but that she doesn't want taxpayers saddled with an expensive bill for non-ferrous mining cleanup
WDIO-TV | Nov 27, 2013
The Minnesota Association of Professional Employees Endorses State Auditor Otto for re-election in 2014
News Release | Dec 04, 2013
Whether it’s providing oversight of state employee pension investments, identifying ways to make government more efficient or finding innovative budget saving solutions, Auditor Otto does not shy away from making the right choice for taxpayers.
Cathy Wurzer | Minnesota Public Radio | Dec 03, 2013
The state must fully understand the financial risks of copper-nickel mining, which comes with environmental concerns different from iron mining.
John Myers | Duluth News Tribune | Nov 27, 2013
“I’m pro-taxpayer,” she said, saying her goal is not to stop copper mining but to make sure there’s enough financial assurance in place before mining starts.
Leadership and Excellence
Rebecca is relentlessly focused on excellence. She keeps her nose to the grindstone and works to increase efficiency, accountability and transparency. That's why she's earned the national Excellence in Accountability Award, and been named president of the National State Auditors Association, making Minnesota a national leader.