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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

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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

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Right-to-work opponents look to ban legislation as Republicans push forward

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Following a Republican surge in the November general election, the conservative base is primed to deliver on a promise they’ve made for some time now: Missouri will be the next right-to-work state. Right-to-work has been at the very forefront of Republican priorities for years, but with Gov. Jay Nixon vetoing any

Release: Auditor Galloway reports more than $7K in fraudulent activity in office of former Wright County Collector

Audit uncovers inappropriate tax breaks, other questionable actions JEFFERSON CITY, Mo (Dec. 7, 2016) Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has released an audit that uncovers new inappropriate and potentially fraudulent activities by former Wright County Collector Cynthia Cottengim. The former collector resigned in July after pleading guilty to forging nearly $500 worth of checks from

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

Sunshine law doesn’t glow in most local governments

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A newly released audit shows an alarming lack of transparency in local municipalities and government across the state. Two out of three local governments failed to comply with Sunshine Law requests filed with their offices. In a conference Tuesday morning, State Auditor Nicole Galloway released her office’s findings, saying that local governments

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Audit shows concerns in state inspections

Building and construction audit finds state inspections lacking, Auditor Galloway says JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has released an audit of the Office of Administration’s Division of Facilities, which is responsible for building and construction oversight. According to the audit, due to inadequate funding, state facility maintenance had been delayed and some

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Law enforcement agencies report $12 million from federal asset forfeiture

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Federal asset forfeiture netted 155 Missouri law enforcement agencies a total of more than $12 million in 2015, a report by the state auditor’s office shows. Missouri law enforcement agencies are required by state law to report participation in federal asset forfeiture programs to the state auditor and the Department of

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State found compliant with Hancock Amendment in 2015

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri remained compliant with the Hancock Amendment in FY 2015, according to report released by the state auditor’s office. The Hancock Amendment to the Missouri Constitution limits how much of Missourians’ personal income can be taxed and the report found that in 2015, the state taxed below the threshold. “For the

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Galloway to audit Missouri General Assembly

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri’s new Auditor Nicole Galloway announced today that her office would begin regularly scheduled audits of the Missouri General Assembly. Galloway said in a release that the audit would include the Missouri House of Representatives and the Missouri Senate, as well as their supporting functions. The last time both chambers were audited

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