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U.S. Department of State News: Deputy Secretary Sullivan To Host Western Hemisphere Counterterrorism Ministerial

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State released the following statement: Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan will host a ministerial on counterterrorism cooperation in the Western Hemisphere on December 11, 2018.  Senior officials from twelve key North, Central, and South American partners will attend, including Argentina, The Bahamas, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Honduras, Jamaica, … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Deputy Secretary Sullivan To Host Western Hemisphere Counterterrorism Ministerial

Missouri Political News: Auditor Nicole Galloway released audit of Audrain County

Report recommends improvements to management of County Collector’s city commissions; report receives overall rating of “good” JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released a regularly-scheduled audit of Audrain County, located in central Missouri.  The report received an overall rating of “good.” “Our independent review found taxpayer dollars in Audrain County are … Continue reading Missouri Political News: Auditor Nicole Galloway released audit of Audrain County

Missouri News: Auditor Galloway issues subpoenas for Plattsburg Special Road District records to aid audit looking into potential fraud

Former secretary/treasurer believed to have documents being sought JEFFERSON CITY, MO – As part of her audit into potential fraud in the Plattsburg Special Road District, Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has issued subpoenas to obtain records being held by the district’s former secretary/treasurer.  The Auditor is authorized by Missouri law to issue subpoenas to … Continue reading Missouri News: Auditor Galloway issues subpoenas for Plattsburg Special Road District records to aid audit looking into potential fraud

US Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Mexican Foreign Secretary-designate Marcelo Ebrard

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State published the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Mexican Foreign Secretary-designate Marcelo Luis Ebrard Casaubon in Washington, D.C. Secretary Pompeo congratulated Foreign Secretary-designate Ebrard on the recent Mexican presidential inauguration and the beginning of Ebrard’s … Continue reading US Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Mexican Foreign Secretary-designate Marcelo Ebrard

US Department of State News: Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad Travel to Pakistan, Afghanistan, Russia, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Belgium, the United Arab Emirates, and Qatar

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State published the following statement: Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad will travel to Pakistan, Afghanistan, Russia, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Belgium, the United Arab Emirates, and Qatar with an interagency delegation from December 2 – 20.  He will meet with Afghan government officials and other interested parties to … Continue reading US Department of State News: Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad Travel to Pakistan, Afghanistan, Russia, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Belgium, the United Arab Emirates, and Qatar

Missouri Political News: Senator Bill Eigel Receives Tax Foundation Award for Outstanding Achievement in State Tax Reform

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Missouri State Senator Bill Eigel, R-Weldon Spring, was recognized by the Tax Foundation for his efforts to simplify and reform the Missouri state tax code. The Tax Foundation, headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a national non-profit, non-partisan research organization that generally favors lower taxation.  In October, Sen. Eigel received the organization’s … Continue reading Missouri Political News: Senator Bill Eigel Receives Tax Foundation Award for Outstanding Achievement in State Tax Reform