MO.gov News Feed: Auditor /news-rss?filter=auditor MO.gov News Feed: Auditor Sun, 17 Feb 2019 06:03:57 +0000 en-us Auditor Galloway releases audit of Harris-Stowe State University https://www.auditor.mo.gov/content/auditor-galloway-releases-audit-harris-stowe-state-university 5706 at https://www.auditor.mo.gov Thu, 14 Feb 2019 10:30:05 +0000 February 14, 2019JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Feb. 14, 2019) State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released an audit of Harris-Stowe State University located in St. Louis. The audit was performed at the request of the  six-member Board of Regents. Harris-Stowe State University was formed in 1954, when Harris (founded in 1857) and Stowe (founded in 1890) Teachers Colleges merged. The institution joined the state system of public higher education in 1978 and changed its name to Harris-Stowe State University in 2005. As of the fall of 2017, the university's full-time student enrollment totaled 1,253. State Auditor's Office files motion to dismiss in Clay County case https://www.auditor.mo.gov/content/state-auditors-office-files-motion-dismiss-clay-county-case 5701 at https://www.auditor.mo.gov Mon, 11 Feb 2019 17:03:02 +0000 February 11, 2019The Missouri State Auditor's Office today filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by the Clay County Commission. The suit seeks to prevent the Auditor from conducting a comprehensive review as requested by Clay County citizens. The State Auditor's Office released the following statement: "Today's motion seeks to quickly bring an end to this unnecessary lawsuit. Thousands of Clay County citizens demanded accountability from their government. They deserve answers, not costly efforts to prevent auditors from fulfilling their duty under the law."  Auditor Galloway releases audit of Gasconade County, finds concerns with Sheriff's Office's financial practices https://www.auditor.mo.gov/content/auditor-galloway-releases-audit-gasconade-county-finds-concerns-sheriffs-offices-financial 5696 at https://www.auditor.mo.gov Mon, 11 Feb 2019 10:15:56 +0000 February 11, 2019JEFFERSON CITY, Mo (Feb. 11, 2019) Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released an audit of Gasconade County, which received an overall rating of "fair." The audit questioned the appropriateness of several purchases made using an account maintained by the former sheriff outside of the county treasury. Department of Labor's Unemployment Insurance program has taken steps to correct many of its data reliability issues, Auditor Galloway finds https://www.auditor.mo.gov/content/department-labors-unemployment-insurance-program-has-taken-steps-correct-many-its-data 5691 at https://www.auditor.mo.gov Thu, 07 Feb 2019 10:03:43 +0000 February 7, 2019JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Feb. 7, 2019) A report from State Auditor Nicole Galloway shows the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DOLIR) has taken steps to correct many of the data reliability problems with the Unemployment Insurance program uncovered in a statewide audit last year. While the review released today recommends DOLIR continue improving data security, the changes made as a result of the audit from last April earned the program a rating of "good." Auditor Galloway releases citizen-requested audit of City of Hamilton https://www.auditor.mo.gov/content/auditor-galloway-releases-citizen-requested-audit-city-hamilton 5686 at https://www.auditor.mo.gov Wed, 06 Feb 2019 10:38:00 +0000 February 6, 2019JEFFERSON CITY, Mo (Feb. 6, 2019) JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.--Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released a citizen-requested audit of the City of Hamilton, located in Caldwell County. The audit recommended better planning to ensure adequate street repair and recommended better processes to avoid conflicts of interest in city business.  State Auditor's Office responds to statement by Clay County Commission https://www.auditor.mo.gov/content/state-auditors-office-responds-statement-clay-county-commission 5676 at https://www.auditor.mo.gov Mon, 04 Feb 2019 16:58:02 +0000 February 4, 2019On Feb. 4, 2019, the Clay County Commission released a statement regarding a recent legal action. The response to that statement from the State Auditor's Office is below: "This is a grossly inaccurate statement. The subpoena has not been withdrawn. Today's legal action took place to ensure the case could proceed efficiently. It is concerning that the Clay County Commission would mislead citizens and the media in this way. The Auditor is confident in her legal authority and remains diligent as she works to get answers for taxpayers."    Missouri State Auditor's Office issues statement in response to legal action by Clay County Commission https://www.auditor.mo.gov/content/missouri-state-auditors-office-issues-statement-response-legal-action-clay-county-commission 5671 at https://www.auditor.mo.gov Thu, 31 Jan 2019 15:29:18 +0000 January 31, 2019The Missouri State Auditor's Office today issued a statement in response to a lawsuit by the Clay County Commission to prevent the Auditor from conducting a comprehensive review during a citizen-requested audit of Clay County. Earlier today, Auditor Galloway issued a subpoena to Clay County to require the county to turn over documents associated with an ongoing audit. The statement from the office is below: Auditor Galloway issues subpoena to Clay County https://www.auditor.mo.gov/content/auditor-galloway-issues-subpoena-clay-county 5666 at https://www.auditor.mo.gov Thu, 31 Jan 2019 13:51:05 +0000 January 31, 2019JEFFERSON CITY, Mo (Jan. 31, 2019) Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today issued a subpoena to Clay County to require the county to turn over documents associated with an ongoing audit. The subpoena was issued after multiple requests for standard information resulted in delays by the county and communication from multiple outside law firms. Auditor Galloway launches audit of City of New Bloomfield https://www.auditor.mo.gov/content/auditor-galloway-launches-audit-city-new-bloomfield 5661 at https://www.auditor.mo.gov Wed, 30 Jan 2019 10:09:53 +0000 January 30, 2019JEFFERSON CITY, Mo (Jan. 30, 2019) Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today announced that her office has begun a citizen-requested audit of the government of the City of New Bloomfield, located in Callaway County. "My office will conduct an independent review of the financial practices of New Bloomfield city government to ensure operations are efficient and effective," Auditor Galloway said. "I appreciate the engagement of citizens in this process and welcome those with specific concerns to reach out through my Whistleblower Hotline." Auditor Galloway launches audit of Monroe City https://www.auditor.mo.gov/content/auditor-galloway-launches-audit-monroe-city 5656 at https://www.auditor.mo.gov Tue, 29 Jan 2019 13:24:34 +0000 January 29, 2019JEFFERSON CITY, Mo (Jan. 29, 2019) Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway recently announced that her office has begun the petition audit of Monroe City, located in northeast Missouri. The audit was initiated after a citizen petition was submitted to the Auditor's Office. "My office will conduct a thorough and independent investigation into the operations and practices of Monroe City government," Auditor Galloway said. "I appreciate the effort from citizens in initiating this review, which will ensure the city is operating efficiently and effectively on behalf of taxpayers."