Tag: state auditor

Auditor cites fiscal note issues, but 2017 House bill could have addressed some concerns

Rep. Hannah Kelly to file bill again in December JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Recent findings by State Auditor Nicole Galloway’s office have brought into question the legislative process for estimating the financial impact proposed legislation will have on state funds. The report, issued by the Auditor’s Office on October 11, […]

Wasinger to announce bid for State Auditor

By Brian Robbins, Clayton Times ST. LOUIS – One more name has been added to the state’s auditor race in 2018. On Thursday, KMOX broke the news that St. Louis attorney David Wasinger would announce his run to seek the Republican nomination for the state auditor position. Wasinger, originally from […]

Richardson foregoes Auditor’s race, intends to focus on role as Speaker

After weeks of Missouri politicos expecting an announcement from Speaker Todd Richardson on his 2018 plans, presumably an announcement of a campaign kick off for auditor, the Speaker finally made an announcement last Thursday. “I have received tremendous encouragement to consider running for state auditor in 2018,” Richardson said. “However, […]

Audit shows state agencies are reviewing laws, finding some unnecessary regulations

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A new audit report issued Friday shows that state agencies are keeping up with the statute requiring them to review their regulations. “These reviews are important because they put the burden on the state and serve as a gut check on whether these regulations benefit citizens,”  […]

Galloway touts efforts to Columbia Chamber

COLUMBIA, Mo. – State Auditor Nicole Galloway stopped by the Columbia Chamber of Commerce Tuesday to discuss the tasks her office has undertaken in the past legislative session. Galloway spoke to the group as part of the organization’s “Lunch with a Leader” series, which has featured House Speaker Todd Richardson […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]