By: Sidney Herald
State Auditor Matt Rosendale today released his final annual Year-in-Review report as he wraps up his term as Commissioner of Securities and Insurance and prepares to enter Congress.
After cutting operating costs by 23% his first year, Rosendale will finish his job at the Auditor’s office with total agency spending reduced by 4.3% compared to when he took office. Total spending includes operating costs, personnel expenses, and equipment.
Rosendale has also streamlined regulations, cutting two administrative rules for every new rule created over the past four years.
In 2020, Rosendale’s administration saved Montanans $44.7 million in their insurance costs by handling consumer inquiries, reviewing rates, and rapidly approving savings during the COVID-19 pandemic. In total, Montanans saved at least $89 million on insurance costs during Rosendale’s term as Auditor…
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