Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway

Audio: Missouri State Auditor happy with legislation involving children’s personal data

(Missourinet) – State Auditor Nicole Galloway is pleased legislation has become law requiring Missouri school districts to inform parents and guardians if their child’s personal information has been stolen. Galloway says the new law is common sense.     Galloway says after a recent education audit, she urged legislators to pass the measure.     […]

Dove Hunting

Missouri Department of Conservation proposes requiring nontoxic shot on 36 dove hunting areas

The Missouri Department of Conservation is proposing regulations that will require the use of nontoxic shot for hunting doves on 20 conservation areas with heavy, concentrated dove hunting. MDC is also proposing adding 16 areas to its existing 21 conservation areas where non-toxic shot is required for all hunting with shotguns. The proposed regulations were […]

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway

System glitch leads to continual errors in car title and sales tax issues in 15 Missouri counties

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway released an audit of the state’s sales and use tax collection processes, which are administered through the Department of Revenue. The report found inefficiencies affecting citizens at license offices throughout the state, especially in rural counties. “Taxpayers should not have to provide the same documentation time and time again just […]

McDonalds Sign

Missouri beef industry could be impacted by antibiotics phaseout

Health advocates want McDonald’s to phase out the use of beef and pork grown with medically important antibiotics, and that’s something that could impact Missouri’s beef industry.  The Show Me State ranks sixth in the country for the number of cattle, and if the fast food chain agrees to the request, Shelby Luce, national campaign […]

Farm Service Agency FSA

Farms in northern Missouri may be eligible for cost-share assistance under Emergency Conservation Program

Farms and ranches experiencing severe drought conditions in several northern Missouri counties may be eligible for cost-share assistance under the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP). The Grundy County Farm Service Agency reports those counties include Grundy, Harrison, Livingston, Putnam, Sullivan, and Schuyler. The United States Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency administers the ECP and provides […]

Health Insurance

Struggle for affordable health insurance in Missouri will continue

The pursuit of affordable health insurance for all in Missouri is expected to get even harder in the coming year. A new report from the Congressional Budget Office estimates premiums will increase by 31 to 54 percent in 2019 largely because of the decision to eliminate federal subsidies for low- and middle-income people to help them pay […]