Subpoena

Subpoenas issued for Plattsburg Special Road District records as state auditor looks into potential fraud

As part of her audit into potential fraud in the Plattsburg Special Road District, Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has issued subpoenas to obtain records being held by the district’s former secretary/treasurer. The Auditor is authorized by Missouri law to issue subpoenas to compel testimony and evidence as necessary to conduct an audit. “My office issued these […]

Missouri Department of Public Safety (DPS)

Audio: Missouri Governor Parson calls on Auditor Galloway to audit Department of Public Safety Director’s Office

The new Missouri Department of Public Safety director describes an internal review of the director’s office as “concerning”, and supports the governor’s call for a state audit. Brian Hauswirth has the story.     The Missouri Department of Public Safety (DPS) includes the State Highway Patrol, the Missouri National Guard, Capitol Police, the Missouri Veterans, […]

Democratic Party

Audio: Missouri Democratic party looking to regroup after poor midterm showing

The Democratic Party in Missouri is trying to regroup after disappointing midterm election results. Among other things, state Auditor Nicole Galloway won a relatively close contest against a troubled Republican opponent. University of Missouri-Columbia Political Scientist Peverill Squire thinks the result indicates a statewide voter tilt toward Republican candidates.     Among other things, state […]

Jacob Luetkemeyer Constitution Party Candidate for State Auditor

Audio: Meet Missouri’s Constitution Party candidate for state auditor

Central Missouri native Jacob Luetkemeyer is the Constitution Party candidate in the State Auditor’s race tomorrow. Luetkemeyer, of California, has a background in analytics and computer technology and works in IBM’s Security division.     Luetkemeyer says he’s against Clean Missouri’s Amendment One on tomorrow’s election ballot. Jacob Luetkemeyer opposes having a state demographer draw […]

Audit Graphic

Whistleblower contact results in audit of potential fraud at Plattsburg Special Road District

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway recently accepted a request by the Plattsburg Special Road District in Clinton County to audit potentially fraudulent activity concerning public funds. The request comes after a complaint to the Auditor’s Whistleblower Hotline and the initial investigation by the State Auditor’s Office. “Our independent review of the Plattsburg Special Road District […]

Daviess County Courthouse

Gallatin Board of Aldermen meet

A representative with MIRMA presented a grant award to the Mayor of Gallatin at the Gallatin Board of Aldermen meeting Monday evening. Jeff Arp presented the 75% cost grant award for $1,396.52 for the purchase of an electric crimper. The board approved purchasing two certificates of deposit for $350,000 each at Farmer’s Bank at the […]

Trenton Municipal Utilities

Trenton Utility Committee to recommend minimum cash reserves for electric, water and sewer departments

Trenton’s Utility Committee will recommend minimum cash reserves for each of the three departments of Trenton Municipal Utilities: electric, water, and sewer. Utility committee members, two councilmen, the Mayor, and other city officials reviewed financial information based on an April 2018 audit. The purpose of having minimum cash reserves is to have enough money for […]