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Crouch begins as Indiana state auditor

INDIANAPOLIS – Suzanne Crouch was sworn in as the state’s newest auditor Thursday.

Gov. Mike Pence made the appointment after former State Auditor Dwayne Sawyer resigned abruptly, serving just a few months in office. Rumors continue to swirl about his departure.

Crouch had served in the Indiana House since 2005, and previously was the Vanderburgh County auditor and a Vanderburgh County commissioner.

“Her service to the people of Indiana is hardly new,” Pence said.

Crouch said she was excited about the opportunity and challenge, and chose not to focus on the circumstances that led to her appointment.

“Everything happens for a reason,” she said. “It was meant to be.”

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