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Missouri's state auditor Nicole Galloway addresses members of the media during a press conference over the findings of her team's audit of Sunshine Law compliance in local government. BEN PETERS/MISSOURI TIMES

Dept. of Revenue turns over documents to Auditor’s Office

Dept. of Revenue turns over documents to Auditor’s Office

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Just a day after receiving a subpoena issued by State Auditor Nicole Galloway, the Department of Revenue has turned over documents requested by her office. According to a release from the Auditor’s Office, the department delivered a stack of documents to them Thursday afternoon. “After weeks of my staff requesting the

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Galloway puts Department of Revenue in crosshairs with subpoena

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has issued a subpoena to the Missouri Department of Revenue in an effort to force them to turn over information concerning their management of income tax refunds. Galloway’s office issued the subpoena late Wednesday morning after they reportedly waited more than six weeks for the requested

State Auditor Nicole Galloway details the findings of her Single Statewide Audit April 4, 2017 (Travis Zimpfer/MISSOURI TIMES)

Galloway asks for changes to TDD laws after uncovering massive oversight

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – State Auditor Nicole Galloway is calling for a drastic re-evaluation of the state’s transportation development district (TDD) laws after finding rampant abuse inherent in 12 audited districts, including nearly $1 billion in outstanding project costs used with sales taxes citizens had ability to vote on. Under Missouri’s current TDD law, property developers

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Galloway contender for EMILY’s List award

State Auditor Nicole Galloway reached out to supporters this morning by email, announcing and also asking for support in her selection as a nominee for the EMILY’s List 2017 Gabrielle Giffords Rising Star Award. Named in honor of former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, the Rising Star Award celebrates “an extraordinary woman serving in state or

State Auditor Nicole Galloway details the findings of her Single Statewide Audit April 4, 2017 (Travis Zimpfer/MISSOURI TIMES)

Galloway finds ‘questionable’ spending of federal cash by state departments

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – State Auditor Nicole Galloway released her annual Statewide Single Audit for 2016 Tuesday morning and some of the findings on lack of department oversight echo much of what her office discovered last year. Most notably, Galloway found that for the seventh year in a row, the Department of Social Services had

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Galloway to audit Dept. of Revenue’s issuing of tax refunds as part of Budget Integrity Series

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As millions of taxpayers continue filing their federal and state returns, many anxiously await the check in hopes of a large return. Oftentimes, that wait can seem to last forever, but Missouri state law requires the Department of Revenue to process income tax returns and send out the refunds within 45

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University of Missouri System audit reveals more than $2 million in ‘hidden bonus pay’

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway says the latest audit released by her office is personally troubling. On Monday, Galloway’s office released a scathing report detailing how the University of Missouri System hid more than $2 million in “bonus” pay. The audit also revealed what Galloway called irresponsible management in the UM

Missouri's state auditor Nicole Galloway addresses members of the media during a press conference over the findings of her team's audit of Sunshine Law compliance in local government. BEN PETERS/MISSOURI TIMES

State Auditor says Missouri seized $6.3 million in property in 2016

Auditor Galloway releases compilation of Criminal Activity Forfeiture Act seizure reports JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway on Tuesday released a compilation report which shows law enforcement seized an estimated $6.3 million worth of property in 2016. Under the Criminal Activity Forfeiture Act, law enforcement officials may take possession of property or

Missouri's state auditor Nicole Galloway addresses members of the media during a press conference over the findings of her team's audit of Sunshine Law compliance in local government. BEN PETERS/MISSOURI TIMES

Auditor Galloway calls on Governor to approve new family-friendly leave policies for state employees

Letter urges administration to review decision to halt policy changes for state workers following the birth or adoption of a child JEFFERSON CITY, Mo (Feb. 21, 2017) Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today issued a letter to Gov. Eric Greitens calling on his administration to approve two important changes to family leave policies for state

Missouri's state auditor Nicole Galloway addresses members of the media during a press conference over the findings of her team's audit of Sunshine Law compliance in local government. BEN PETERS/MISSOURI TIMES

Galloway announces new policy to cover domestic violence-related leave for employees

State Auditor calls on all state elected officials and government leaders to guarantee personnel policies cover domestic violence-related incidents JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway is looking to protect employees in domestic violence situations. This week, the top-ranking Democrat in statewide office put in place new policies in her office that ensure domestic

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