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Missouri News: Auditor Galloway releases audit of City of St. Louis Supply Division

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released the first in a series of audit reports of the City of St. Louis focusing on the city’s Supply Division. The audit found the division can do more to ensure taxpayer dollars are spent efficiently on purchases for city departments. “Simple steps like competitive … Continue reading Missouri News: Auditor Galloway releases audit of City of St. Louis Supply Division

Missouri News: Little accountability over millions in taxpayer dollars that go to business recruiting, Auditor Galloway says

Audit identifies concerns with contract oversight, administration of performance-based incentives JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released an audit of the Economic Development Advancement Fund (EDAF), which is primarily overseen by the Department of Economic Development (DED).  The fund supports an exclusive contract with the Hawthorn Foundation for business development and … Continue reading Missouri News: Little accountability over millions in taxpayer dollars that go to business recruiting, Auditor Galloway says

Missouri News: Auditor Nicole Galloway says more domestic vilence victims could be helped if government red tape was eliminated for shelter funding

More than 28,000 shelter requests were unmet in 2017; audit shows victims in Missouri were turned away at higher rate than five surrounding states JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released a report on domestic violence shelter funding that found burdensome requirements in state law have meant an inefficient and uneven … Continue reading Missouri News: Auditor Nicole Galloway says more domestic vilence victims could be helped if government red tape was eliminated for shelter funding

Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway releases audit of Andrew County

Report found county miscalculated property taxes, but steps are being taken to correct findings JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway today released an audit of Andrew County, located in northwest Missouri, which received an overall rating of “good.”  The report revealed a miscalculation in property tax collections and brought forward concerns about the … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway releases audit of Andrew County

Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway reports $42K missing in citizen-requested audit of city of Winona

Lack of oversight and poor procedures allowed suspicious activity to continue undetected JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released a citizen-requested audit that shows more than $42,000 missing and unaccounted for in the city of Winona, located in Shannon County.   Lack of oversight and poor accounting procedures allowed the suspicious activity … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway reports $42K missing in citizen-requested audit of city of Winona

Missouri News: Auditor Galloway urges reform to CID laws after discovering pattern of self-dealing, lack of accountability

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released a report on Community Improvement Districts (CIDs), which found that lax oversight of taxpayer-funded projects has allowed for spending decisions to be made by those that benefit the most.  Taxpayers will be burdened with increased taxes to pay for an estimated $2.2 billion in … Continue reading Missouri News: Auditor Galloway urges reform to CID laws after discovering pattern of self-dealing, lack of accountability

Missouri News: Auditor Galloway finds inaccuracies in Department of Revenue’s computerized mapping system results in inefficiencies for taxpayers in rural communities

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released an audit of the state’s sales and use tax collection processes, which are administered through the Department of Revenue.  The report found inefficiencies affecting citizens at license offices throughout the state, especially in rural counties. “Taxpayers should not have to provide the same documentation … Continue reading Missouri News: Auditor Galloway finds inaccuracies in Department of Revenue’s computerized mapping system results in inefficiencies for taxpayers in rural communities

Missouri Auditor Galloway launches audit of Miller County

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has announced a regularly scheduled audit of Miller County.  The most recent audit of Miller County, located in central Missouri, was released in November 2014.  During that audit, the county received an overall performance rating of poor.  A follow-up report was issued by the State Auditor’s … Continue reading Missouri Auditor Galloway launches audit of Miller County