MO.gov News Feed: Auditor /news-rss?filter=auditor MO.gov News Feed: Auditor Sat, 16 Dec 2017 22:23:49 +0000 en-us Auditor Galloway releases audit of Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems https://www.auditor.mo.gov/content/auditor-galloway-releases-audit-pemiscot-memorial-health-systems 4571 at https://www.auditor.mo.gov Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:05:24 +0000 December 12, 2017JEFFERSON CITY, Mo--Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway released an audit of Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems in Hayti, located in southeast Missouri. The audit was a part of a series of reviews initiated by Auditor Galloway of county hospitals focusing on financial and operating best practices. Statement from State Auditor's Office on recent actions by Greene County Commission https://www.auditor.mo.gov/content/statement-state-auditors-office-recent-actions-greene-county-commission 4566 at https://www.auditor.mo.gov Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:36:00 +0000 December 9, 2017JEFFERSON CITY, Mo--On Friday evening (Dec. 8), one day after pledging full cooperation with the State Auditor's Office, the Greene County Commission announced the hiring of a private law firm to review allegations that public resources were misused to advocate for the passage of a sales tax ballot measure. Auditor Galloway brought these allegations to light and has requested the authority for her office to conduct a thorough, independent audit. The State Auditor's Office released the following statement: KTVO: Proposed bill cracks down on cyber security breaches in schools https://www.auditor.mo.gov/content/ktvo-proposed-bill-cracks-down-cyber-security-breaches-schools 4546 at https://www.auditor.mo.gov Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:24:28 +0000 KCUR: Missouri Auditor Backs Bill To Protect Government Whistleblowers Again https://www.auditor.mo.gov/content/kcur-missouri-auditor-backs-bill-protect-government-whistleblowers-again 4541 at https://www.auditor.mo.gov Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:23:25 +0000 Auditor Galloway says Hospital Interchange TDD collected thousands, made no improvements https://www.auditor.mo.gov/content/auditor-galloway-says-hospital-interchange-tdd-collected-thousands-made-no-improvements 4536 at https://www.auditor.mo.gov Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:21:46 +0000 December 11, 2017JEFFERSON CITY, Mo--Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway released a report today on the Hospital Interchange Transportation Development District (TDD) in Cass County. The report, which is required by law before a TDD can proceed with a dissolution, brought to light a failed project that resulted in thousands in taxes collected, but no benefits for taxpayers. KSHB-TV 41 Action News: Audit finds conflict of interest for Ward Parkway Center renovations https://www.auditor.mo.gov/content/kshb-tv-41-action-news-audit-finds-conflict-interest-ward-parkway-center-renovations 4526 at https://www.auditor.mo.gov Fri, 08 Dec 2017 09:06:59 +0000 Auditor Galloway finds law enables conflict of interest in Ward Parkway Center CID audit https://www.auditor.mo.gov/content/auditor-galloway-finds-law-enables-conflict-interest-ward-parkway-center-cid-audit 4516 at https://www.auditor.mo.gov Thu, 07 Dec 2017 07:56:39 +0000 December 7, 2017Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway released an audit of Ward Parkway Center Community Improvement District (CID) in Kansas City. The audit raises concerns about a conflict of interest with the companies selected to work on the project.   "When projects are funded by public dollars, they should employ practices to ensure the taxpayers are getting the very best return on the investment," Auditor Galloway said. "More must be done to ensure special taxing districts are acting transparently and in the best interest of taxpayers." Auditor Galloway supports bill to restore whistleblower protections, protect taxpayers and add transparency in legal settlements https://www.auditor.mo.gov/content/auditor-galloway-supports-bill-restore-whistleblower-protections-protect-taxpayers-and-add 4511 at https://www.auditor.mo.gov Wed, 06 Dec 2017 11:20:00 +0000 December 6, 2017JEFFERSON CITY, Mo (December 6, 2017) Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today urged the General Assembly to pass legislation restoring protections and adding safeguards for public employees who report inappropriate activity in the workplace. The bills, sponsored by Sen. Jill Schupp and Rep. Gail McCann Beatty, also includes a provision to add transparency and taxpayer protections to state legal settlements.  Auditor Galloway urges independent review of potential misuse of public resources in Greene County https://www.auditor.mo.gov/content/auditor-galloway-urges-independent-review-potential-misuse-public-resources-greene-county 4506 at https://www.auditor.mo.gov Wed, 06 Dec 2017 10:19:03 +0000 December 6, 2017JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Dec. 6, 2017) Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today requested the authority for her office to conduct a thorough, independent audit into allegations that public resources were misused in Greene County to advocate for a sales tax ballot measure. Last month, voters in Greene County approved the 1/2-cent general revenue sales tax increase.   Auditor Galloway releases report on K-12 school data reported to state https://www.auditor.mo.gov/content/auditor-galloway-releases-report-k-12-school-data-reported-state 4501 at https://www.auditor.mo.gov Mon, 04 Dec 2017 12:44:45 +0000 December 4, 2017Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released an audit of the financial data reported by K-12 schools to the state's Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). The audit includes a review of the data and recommendations to ensure it can be used effectively by schools as they work to improve educational opportunities in their communities.