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Missouri News: Follow-up review of City of Amoret finds limited progress on audit recommendations; fiscal controls in one area worsened

Auditor Galloway says Board of Aldermen should investigate more than $600 in missing utility funds, take steps to ensure better financial oversight JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has released a report on the city of Amoret showing limited progress has been made on recommendations from a 2017 audit that gave … Continue reading Missouri News: Follow-up review of City of Amoret finds limited progress on audit recommendations; fiscal controls in one area worsened

Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Galloway releases monthly reports on local government and special district financial information

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today issued monthly reports detailing the compliance of local governments and other political subdivisions with financial reporting laws. One report includes cities, towns and villages while the other lists political subdivisions such as water, fire protection and other taxing districts.  These entities are required to … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Galloway releases monthly reports on local government and special district financial information

Missouri News: Statement from Auditor Galloway on sentencing of former Callaway County Collector, Pam Oestreich

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released a statement of the sentencing of former Callaway County Collector, Pam Oestreich.  An audit of the Callaway County Collector’s Office was released in September, and found more than $300,000 was stolen from the collector’s office between Jan. 1, 2016 and March 15, 2018.  The … Continue reading Missouri News: Statement from Auditor Galloway on sentencing of former Callaway County Collector, Pam Oestreich

Missouri News: Auditor Nicole Galloway finds weak financial condition, ongoing concerns with transfers of sales tax funds in Miller County

County received overall rating of “fair”; Includes recommendations to improve operations in several county offices JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Jan. 15, 2018 – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released a regularly-scheduled audit of Miller County, which received an overall rating of “fair”.  The audit found the county continues to struggle to avoid a deficit … Continue reading Missouri News: Auditor Nicole Galloway finds weak financial condition, ongoing concerns with transfers of sales tax funds in Miller County

Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway launches audit of Dent County

Citizens with information encouraged to report to Whistleblower Hotline JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Jan. 10, 2018 – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway announced a regularly scheduled audit (PDF) of Dent County, located in south central Missouri, is underway.  The most recent audit of Dent County government was completed in 2014, with the county receiving an overall … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway launches audit of Dent County

Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway to be sworn in to second term as State Auditor

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Jan. 8, 2019 – Missouri State Auditor, Nicole Galloway, released the following: On Monday, Jan. 14 at noon, Auditor Nicole Galloway will be sworn in to her second term as State Auditor during a public ceremony in the First Floor Rotunda of the Missouri State Capitol.  As State Auditor, Galloway serves … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway to be sworn in to second term as State Auditor

Missouri News: Auditor Nicole Galloway releases audit of Clinton County government with rating of “poor”

Report highlights weak condition of General Revenue Fund, commission’s failure to perform cost analysis before implementing self-insured medical plan, and need for several offices to improve controls and procedures JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released an audit of Clinton County, located in northwest Missouri. In giving an overall rating of … Continue reading Missouri News: Auditor Nicole Galloway releases audit of Clinton County government with rating of “poor”

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: Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway launches audit of Clay County government

Independent review initiated by citizen petition; Auditor encourages anyone with pertinent information to contact Whistleblower Hotline JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today announced her office has begun an audit of the government of Clay County.  The audit was initiated after a citizen petition was submitted to the Auditor’s Office and then … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway launches audit of Clay County government

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: Auditor Nicole Galloway releases review of home and community based services for disabled and elderly Missourians

Report examines effectiveness of recent changes to cut costs and number of participants; recommendations in audit include developing more accurate budget estimates, better identifying individuals most in need JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway yesterday released her review of the state’s home and community based services program to assist disabled and elderly Medicaid-eligible … Continue reading Missouri News: Auditor Nicole Galloway releases review of home and community based services for disabled and elderly Missourians

Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway releases audit of Perry County government

Perry County improves since previous audit; receives overall rating of “good” JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released an audit of Perry County, located in southeastern Missouri.  The regularly-scheduled audit received an overall rating of good; a previous audit of the county conducted in 2014 received a rating of fair. “This … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway releases audit of Perry County government

Missouri News: Missing cash, improper checks and unexplained payments add up to more than $160,000 missing from City of Greenville, Auditor Galloway says

Audit initiated to assist law enforcement; charges filed against former clerk earlier this year JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released an audit of the City of Greenville, which found more than $160,000 missing from city funds.  The audit was initiated as a part of a law enforcement investigation, which resulted … Continue reading Missouri News: Missing cash, improper checks and unexplained payments add up to more than $160,000 missing from City of Greenville, Auditor Galloway says

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 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: Reform of financial reporting laws results in increased transparency for taxpayers, Auditor Galloway says

June report shows noticeable improvement in local governments’ compliance with financial reporting requirements JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway says her work with the legislature to ensure taxpayers have access to basic financial information about their local government is making an impact.  A bipartisan measure signed into law in 2017 increases accountability … Continue reading Missouri News: Reform of financial reporting laws results in increased transparency for taxpayers, Auditor Galloway says

Missouri Political News: Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway launches audit of Washington County

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway recently announced that her office has started a regularly scheduled audit of Washington County, located in east central Missouri.  The most recent audit of Washington County was completed in 2015, with the county receiving an overall performance rating of fair. “My office is conducting an independent … Continue reading Missouri Political News: Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway launches audit of Washington County

Missouri Political News: Missouri Auditor Galloway’s audit of Kinloch Fire Protection District finds $98,000 in inappropriate, unsupported spending

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has found more than $98,000 in missing funds and unsupported expenditures during her audit of the Kinloch Fire Protection District, located in St. Louis County.  The audit was initiated after the district failed to comply with a state law that sets requirements for when fire protection … Continue reading Missouri Political News: Missouri Auditor Galloway’s audit of Kinloch Fire Protection District finds $98,000 in inappropriate, unsupported spending

Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Galloway to conduct closeout audits of the offices of the Governor & Lieutenant Governor

Reviews will examine policies, procedures and financial activity to assist in transition JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway yesterday announced that due to the resignation of Eric Greitens, her office will conduct audits of the governor and lieutenant governor.  The State Auditor’s Office performs closeout audits of statewide offices to assist in … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Galloway to conduct closeout audits of the offices of the Governor & Lieutenant Governor

Missouri Political News: Statement from Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway on the resignation of Eric Greitens

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released the following statement on the resignation of Eric Greitens as Governor: Corruption in state government became worse than ever under Eric Greitens.  That corruption must be cleaned up, and our state’s reputation must be restored.  This can only happen if leaders put the needs … Continue reading Missouri Political News: Statement from Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway on the resignation of Eric Greitens

Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Galloway releases citizen-requested audit of Village of Centertown

Several recommendations being implemented by officials to better, more efficiently manage taxpayer dollars JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway yesterday released an audit of Centertown, located in western Cole County, which received a rating of “good”.  The audit, which was requested by citizens through the petition process, made several recommendations to improve fiscal … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Galloway releases citizen-requested audit of Village of Centertown

Missouri News: Auditor Galloway launches review of economic incentives as part of comprehensive audit of City of St. Louis

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway yesterday said her office has started work on a review of incentives as a part of the comprehensive audit of the City of St. Louis.  The review will examine the administration of various incentives administered by city offices. “Incentives can serve as valuable economic development tools, … Continue reading Missouri News: Auditor Galloway launches review of economic incentives as part of comprehensive audit of City of St. Louis

Missouri News: Statement from Auditor Galloway Regarding Payment of Private Attorney Representing the Governor Greitens

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway yesterday discussed information provided by several state office holders regarding the payment of private attorneys representing the Governor as he faces disciplinary action before the legislature. After initially requesting information on how the private attorneys are being funded, Auditor Galloway received a letter from the Attorney … Continue reading Missouri News: Statement from Auditor Galloway Regarding Payment of Private Attorney Representing the Governor Greitens

Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Galloway finds lack of oversight, missing funds in Dade County Sheriff’s Office

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Several county offices in Dade County, including the Sheriff and the Collector-Treasurer, need to improve their controls and procedures to better serve county residents, Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway says.  The State Auditor’s Office today released its regularly-scheduled audit of the government of Dade County, located in southwest Missouri.  The audit … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Galloway finds lack of oversight, missing funds in Dade County Sheriff’s Office

Missouri News: Audit of City of St. Louis by Auditor Galloway began examining if 2010 audit concerns were addressed

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway May 3, 2018 said her office had begun its comprehensive audit of the City of St. Louis by focusing on two areas: first, by getting a status update on the concerns raised by the last comprehensive audit, completed in 2010, to determine if or how they … Continue reading Missouri News: Audit of City of St. Louis by Auditor Galloway began examining if 2010 audit concerns were addressed

Statement from Missouri Auditor Galloway on recent action Ethics Commission related to Greene County allegations

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Today, the Missouri Ethics Commission announced final action it has taken concerning allegations that public officials in Greene County conducted inappropriate activities related to a sales tax ballot measure. In December, Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway requested the authority to conduct a thorough, independent audit after her office received credible information … Continue reading Statement from Missouri Auditor Galloway on recent action Ethics Commission related to Greene County allegations

Legislature’s audit of Missouri State Auditor’s Office finds operational improvements, effective data security measures

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The Missouri General Assembly today issued an audit of Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway‘s office and found it to be managed efficiently and effectively.  The auditors performed two separate reviews that found the office’s overall operations are managed professionally and cyber-security measures are effective. “When I became State Auditor, I used … Continue reading Legislature’s audit of Missouri State Auditor’s Office finds operational improvements, effective data security measures

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

Missouri Auditor Galloway announces audits of Clinton County & Atchison County

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has announced her office has started work on audits of Clinton and Atchison counties, located in northwest Missouri.  Both Atchison and Clinton counties were last audited in 2014.  Audit staff is on-site in both locations, and Auditor Galloway encourages citizens to submit concerns or information through … Continue reading Missouri Auditor Galloway announces audits of Clinton County & Atchison County

Missouri Auditor Galloway releases monthly reports on local government and special district financial information

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today issued monthly reports detailing the compliance of local governments and other political subdivisions with financial reporting laws. One report includes cities, towns and villages while the other lists political subdivisions such as water, fire protection and other taxing districts.  These entities are required to file … Continue reading Missouri Auditor Galloway releases monthly reports on local government and special district financial information