Nicole Galloway

Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway statement on charges against former Coffey city clerk, Mary Lou Browning

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has issued a statement following felony charges of stealing and forgery filed against the former Coffey city clerk, Mary Lou Browning. “Betrayal of public trust demands immediate action to restore the confidence of taxpayers.  I appreciate the quick response by Prosecuting Attorney Annie Gibson in light … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway statement on charges against former Coffey city clerk, Mary Lou Browning

Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway finds poor planning in City of Bethany TIF projects

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released a citizen-requested audit of the City of Bethany, which found that poor planning in tax increment financing projects (TIF) spearheaded by the city resulted in delays and lack of oversight. “Economic incentives can be valuable for communities, but they must be presented transparently and … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway finds poor planning in City of Bethany TIF projects

Missouri News: Auditor Galloway urges independent review of alleged fiscal mismanagement in St. Francois County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office

Information provided through Whistleblower Hotline alleges inappropriate expenditures, questionable bonus payments JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has requested the authority for her office to conduct a thorough, independent audit into allegations that public resources were misused in the St. Francois County Prosecuting Attorney’s office. Auditor Galloway said her office recently received … Continue reading Missouri News: Auditor Galloway urges independent review of alleged fiscal mismanagement in St. Francois County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office

Missouri Political News: MO Auditor Galloway releases monthly reports on local government, special district financial information

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway yesterday 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 annual … Continue reading Missouri Political News: MO Auditor Galloway releases monthly reports on local government, special district financial information

Missouri Political News: Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway begins audit of Howell County

Missouri Auditor Galloway – Citizens with information encouraged to report to Whistleblower Hotline JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway recently announced that her office has started a regularly scheduled audit of Howell County, located in south central Missouri.  The most recent audit of Howell County was completed in 2014, with the county … Continue reading Missouri Political News: Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway begins audit of Howell County

Missouri Political News: Law expanding ability to investigate reports of waste, fraud, abuse has been a valuable tool, Auditor Galloway says

Bill passed in 2013 strengthens Auditor’s role in verifying credible reports of improper activity by public officials JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway (Wikipedia for Galloway) says a law passed in 2013 empowering the auditor to investigate credible claims of improper activity by state and local government officials and agencies has been a … Continue reading Missouri Political News: Law expanding ability to investigate reports of waste, fraud, abuse has been a valuable tool, Auditor Galloway says

Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Galloway’s follow-up review of Putnam County Memorial Hospital reveals an end to questionable lab billings

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today issued a follow-up report of Putnam County Memorial Hospital in northern Missouri.  Her report last year uncovered $90 million in inappropriate lab billings.  The findings of the audit were covered by national news outlets and resulted in calls for a federal investigation into hospital billing … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Galloway’s follow-up review of Putnam County Memorial Hospital reveals an end to questionable lab billings

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