Lawsuit

Audio: Missouri’s oversight to be examined after $1 billion lawsuit alleges sexual assault at nursing home

A Missouri lawmaker wants answers after the family of an 84-year-old woman filed a billion-dollar lawsuit, claiming she was sexually assaulted repeatedly at a nursing home. Democratic Representative Courtney Curtis of Ferguson suspects the state’s Facilities Review Committee could be exercising lax oversight because he was once asked to be a member.     Democratic […]

Missouri state capitol

Audio: Dozens of Missouri bills become law today

Dozens of bills passed by the Missouri Legislature this year become law today. Alisa Nelson reports about some of the top proposals becoming official.     The Legislature is fully funding the formula used to finance Missouri’s K-12 public schools by giving 3.5 billion dollars to education. State aid to most of Missouri’s public colleges […]

City of Bethany Website

State auditor finds poor planning in Tax Increment Financing projects in Bethany

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released a citizen-requested audit of the City of Bethany, which found that poor planning in tax increment financing projects (TIF) spearheaded by the city resulted in delays and lack of oversight. “Economic incentives can be valuable for communities, but they must be presented transparently and used effectively as part […]