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Auditor Galloway finds unaccountable tax districts rack up $1 billion in taxpayer debt

State law allows abuse, mismanagement in Transportation Development Districts, debts incurred without voter approval  JEFFERSON CITY, Mo – Earlier in the month, Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway released a report on Transportation Development Districts (TDDs) that found districts across the state engaging in questionable practices with little oversight or transparency …

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Celebration honors 911 call-takers and emergency dispatch personnel

On Friday, April 7, 2017, the Kansas City Regional 9-1-1 System celebrated 9-1-1 call-takers and emergency dispatch personnel who work behind the scenes answering life-saving calls from citizens. The Mid-America Regional Council hosts the event each year during National Public Safety Telecommunicators’ Week — a time to honor dispatchers, radio …

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Leadership Success Often Requires Flexibility

Effective leadership should be selective, nurturing and above all flexible, according to three proven leaders who comprised the Doniphan Dialogue panel at iWerx Enterprise and Entrepreneurial Development Center March 31. Sponsored by the Doniphan Leadership Institute and the Clay County Economic Development Council, the gathering of more than 50 people …

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Auditor Galloway finds $1 million in questionable spending, inadequate oversight of Medicaid and child care programs

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has issued the first in a series of audits related to budget oversight and accountability. The Statewide Single Audit annually reviews the state’s management and spending of $8.4 billion federal dollars, and is part of the State Auditor’s new Budget Integrity Series examining contributing factors …

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Two bridges closed to traffic near West Bottoms

The Northland News

Two bridges on the northwest corner of the Downtown Loop are closed to through traffic as workers begin a $900,000 repair project to extend the life of both structures. The bridges, located along Woodswether Road near the Historic West Bottoms, cross over the Union Pacific and Burlington Northern Santa Fe …

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