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Auditor Galloway releases monthly report on Transportation Development District finances

Districts in Kansas City, Springfield, St. Louis areas did not submit required reports JEFFERSON CITY, Mo – Last week, Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway issued her office’s monthly report detailing Transportation Development District (TDD) compliance with financial reporting laws. TDDs offer financial incentives through property and sales tax collections, with …

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Auditor Galloway finds local governments fail to meet basic finance transparency law

Report shows 44% of cities, town and villages did not meet long-standing reporting requirement JEFFERSON CITY, Mo – Yesterday Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway issued her office’s monthly report on local governments who failed to meet financial reporting laws. Out of the 333 local governments with financial reports due last …

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Missouri Viewpoints Discusses Poverty in Missouri

Missouri Viewpoints Mike Ferguson

“Missouri Viewpoints” is a weekly non-partisan news, information, public affairs program that is produced by Mike Ferguson. The show is on television and radio throughout Missouri.  Focus on Poverty in Missouri from Missouri Viewpoints on Vimeo. Kurt Brewer from the Missouri Association of Community Action Agencies and Dr. Howard Wall, …

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Scholarships available for Missouri students pursuing insurance industry careers

Deadline to apply is March 31 Jefferson City, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Insurance reminds Missouri high school seniors and current college students that the application deadline for Missouri Insurance Education Foundation (MIEF) scholarships is March 31. Four $1,500 scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors who …

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Missouri State Senator Dan Hegeman – Reflecting on the Governor’s State of the State Address

Missouri State Senator Dan Hegeman represents parts of northern Clay County. For more information on our Opinion Section and why we publish these updates from legislators please click HERE. Members of the Legislature gathered Tuesday evening in the House chamber to listen on as newly sworn-in Governor Eric Greitens gave …

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State Rep. Kevin Corlew Introduces Bill to Guarantee College and High School Students Press Rights

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo—State Representative Kevin Corlew (R-Kansas City) has filed legislation in the Missouri House of Representatives that will guarantee freedom of the press for Missouri public high school and college students. The Cronkite New Voices bill, named after the famed CBS news anchor and St. Joseph native, would prevent …

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Missouri State Senator Dan Hegeman – Celebration Gives Way to Challenge Ahead

Missouri State Senator Dan Hegeman represents parts of northern Clay County. For more information on our Opinion Section and why we publish these updates from legislators please click HERE. This past week began with the inauguration of Governor Eric Greitens, Missouri’s 56th Governor.  Thousands of Missourians joined in the celebration, …

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