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ST. LOUIS | Storm dumps snow on Midwest; at least 5 dead in crashes

ST. LOUIS—Jan 12, 2019— A massive winter snowstorm making its way across the Midwest and into the Mid-Atlantic region dumped more than a foot of snow in parts of Missouri and contributed to at least five deaths, authorities said Saturday. The storm moved into Kansas and Nebraska from the Rockies on Friday, then east into … Continue reading ST. LOUIS | Storm dumps snow on Midwest; at least 5 dead in crashes

Missouri News: Auditor Nicole Galloway issues report on use of highway funds

Missouri State Highway Patrol in compliance with state law JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Jan. 8, 2019 – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway released an audit of the use of highway funds by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a division of the Missouri Department of Public Safety. The audit, required by state law, includes a review … Continue reading Missouri News: Auditor Nicole Galloway issues report on use of highway funds

Missouri Political News: Missouri Lawmakers Prepare for the 2019 Legislative Session

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Jan. 8, 2019 – The Missouri Senate website released the following video/statement on January 7, 2019: Members of the Missouri General Assembly return to the State Capitol for the start of the 2019 legislative session, which officially begins at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 9.  The 2019 legislative session marks the beginning … Continue reading Missouri Political News: Missouri Lawmakers Prepare for the 2019 Legislative Session

Missouri News: Auditor Galloway’s recommendations result in improvements to controlled substance monitoring within Medicaid prescription drug program

Missouri lacks effective Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, but can utilize local resources to fight opioid misuse and addiction JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released a report on state’s oversight procedures for prescription drug benefits through Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and the Missouri Rx (MORx) program, which are … Continue reading Missouri News: Auditor Galloway’s recommendations result in improvements to controlled substance monitoring within Medicaid prescription drug program

Missouri News: Auditor Galloway releases 2018 property tax rates review

Report outlines local property tax rates, changes in tax rate ceilings JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has released her office’s annual review of local property tax rates.  The State Auditor’s Office reviews rates to determine whether they are compliant with state law and to monitor rate adjustments to ensure revenue neutrality, … Continue reading Missouri News: Auditor Galloway releases 2018 property tax rates review

Missouri News: Former Lincoln University Student, Bria Royale Lanier-Richie, Pleads Guilty to Meth Conspiracy

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – A former student at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri, pleaded guilty in federal court today to her role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine that was sent through the mail by a co-conspirator in California. Bria Royale Lanier-Richie, 24, of St. Louis, Missouri, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Willie … Continue reading Missouri News: Former Lincoln University Student, Bria Royale Lanier-Richie, Pleads Guilty to Meth Conspiracy

Missouri Department of Revenue News: Fredericktown License Office Contract Awarded

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — The Missouri Office of Administration, in conjunction with the Missouri Department of Revenue, has awarded the management contract for the Fredericktown License Office to the Madison County Health Department.  All license office contracts in Missouri are awarded through a competitive bid process. To see the number of transactions conducted at the … Continue reading Missouri Department of Revenue News: Fredericktown License Office Contract Awarded

Missouri News: Attorney General Josh Hawley Announces, Daniel J. Jensen, Randolph County Sexually Violent Predator Commitment

Jefferson City, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announced that a Randolph County jury found Daniel J. Jensen, 41, of Moberly, Missouri, to be a sexually violent predator.  The jury took only 35 minutes to deliberate. Jensen has a history of abuse.  He had previously been convicted in California for molesting two boys, ages … Continue reading Missouri News: Attorney General Josh Hawley Announces, Daniel J. Jensen, Randolph County Sexually Violent Predator Commitment