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Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Galloway releases audit of Lewis County government, which receives rating of “fair”

Report finds Sheriff needs to better address handling of bonds and seized property; audit also recommends Prosecuting Attorney and Public Administrator improve procedures JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released a regularly-scheduled audit of Lewis County, located in northeast Missouri.  The report, which gave the county’s government an overall rating of … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Galloway releases audit of Lewis County government, which receives rating of “fair”

Missouri Politial News: Auditor Galloway responds to request from Secretary of State for assistance in investigating complaint against Attorney General

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today responded to the request by Secretary Jay Ashcroft for assistance in investigating a complaint against the Attorney General.  The complaint alleges Attorney General Josh Hawley used public funds to support his candidacy for the U.S. Senate.  A routine closeout audit of the Attorney General’s Office … Continue reading Missouri Politial News: Auditor Galloway responds to request from Secretary of State for assistance in investigating complaint against Attorney General

Missouri Political News: Missouri Governor Parson Makes Six Appointments to Boards and Commissions

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Friday, Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced six appointments to various boards and commissions. Dr. Cindy Herrmann Baker, of Ozark, was appointed to the Committee for Professional Counselors. Dr. Baker is the owner of four counseling-related companies: Baker Consulting Services, LLC; Touchstone Counseling, LLC; Touchstone Helping Families; and Garden of Healing, LLC.  … Continue reading Missouri Political News: Missouri Governor Parson Makes Six Appointments to Boards and Commissions

Missouri Political News: Governor Parson Praises Senator Roy Blunt for Efforts in Securing $90 Million in Federal Infrastructure Grants

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Five infrastructure improvement projects that increase safety, minimize congestion, support efficient freight movement, and promote economic development in Missouri are now possible as a result of more than $90 million in federal grants awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation. The grants were awarded through the department’s Better Utilizing Investments to … Continue reading Missouri Political News: Governor Parson Praises Senator Roy Blunt for Efforts in Securing $90 Million in Federal Infrastructure Grants

Missouri News: Auditor Galloway releases last of City of St. Louis status update reports for six city offices

Reports include Board of Aldermen, Office of Treasurer, Department of Streets, Office of the Sheriff, Department of Health, Department of Public Safety JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today announced the release of reports providing a status update from city officials on how departments within the City of St. Louis have addressed … Continue reading Missouri News: Auditor Galloway releases last of City of St. Louis status update reports for six city offices

Missouri News: Statement from Auditor Galloway on criminal charge filed against former Winona city clerk; audit of city discovered $42,000 was missing and unaccounted for

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway issued a statement today following the arrest of former Winona city clerk Terri M. Denton on a felony charge of receiving stolen property.  The charge, filed by the Missouri Attorney General’s Office, comes after Auditor Galloway’s office reported in an audit in September that more than … Continue reading Missouri News: Statement from Auditor Galloway on criminal charge filed against former Winona city clerk; audit of city discovered $42,000 was missing and unaccounted for

Missouri News: Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley Announces Shannon County Public Corruption Charges

Jefferson City, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announced that his office has filed a felony complaint in Shannon County against former City of Winona Clerk Terri Denton.  The complaint alleges that Denton, during her time as city clerk, misappropriated at least five hundred dollars. The charges allege that Denton was employed by the … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley Announces Shannon County Public Corruption Charges

Missouri News: Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley Responds to Secretary of State Inquiry

Jefferson City, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today sent a letter responding to a request for information from Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft’s Office.  The letter rebuts in detail the frivolous nature of the complaint filed by the American Defense Legal Fund. CLICK to read the letter at AGO.MO.GOV SOURCE: news provided by … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley Responds to Secretary of State Inquiry