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  The Financial Accounting Foundation announced the appointment of Carol A. Kraus, CPA, to represent the National Association of State Budget Officers on the Governmental Accounting Standards Advisory Council. GASAC serves as an advisory group to GASB, the body responsible for establishing and improving financial accounting and reporting standards for state and local governments. Kraus is an associate director in the Illinois governor’s Office of Management and Budget.

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