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Vilsack Says No Secret Payments During Tenure

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Former Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack says there was no money paid to anyone during his administration to keep quiet and he's unconvinced there were confidential settlements with workers.
   Vilsack, now U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, told reporters Friday after being interviewed for "Iowa Press," the Iowa Public Television program, he knows of no secret agreements despite testimony this week by Iowa Department of Administrative Services administrators that they've found five.
   Vilsack says he'd be happy to review documents but people he's talked with from his administration say they're unaware of such agreements.
   The issue has embroiled Gov. Terry Branstad's administration in controversy over $500,000 paid in settlement agreements with state employees, some who say they were offered money to keep quiet about the agreements.

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