Clay County refuses to appear for deposition, defies subpoena issued by Missouri State Auditor

In an unprecedented move, Clay County staff failed to appear at 10 a.m. on Monday morning as required under a subpoena issued more than two weeks ago by State Auditor Nicole Galloway. The lawfully executed subpoena required records and testimony associated with a citizen-mandated audit of Clay County to be provided to the State Auditor’s […]

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Missouri Children’s Division grapple with 80% turnover rate among welfare workers

Missouri has about an 80% turnover rate among child welfare workers on the front lines handling child abuse and neglect cases. They are the ones out there investigating the 60,000 reports made each year through the state’s child abuse and neglect hotline. They are also handling the cases involving the roughly 13,700 foster kids in […]

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Audio: Planned Parenthood sues Missouri to renew license, says state is ‘illegally weaponizing the licensing process’

On Friday, abortions could end in Missouri. Planned Parenthood President Leana Wen says it has filed a lawsuit today against the state attempting to preserve its right to provide abortions in St. Louis. She says the state “refuses to renew its license” at the St. Louis clinic by “insisting seven of its doctors be interrogated […]