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Auditor Galloway announces audit of Medicaid prescription drug spending and oversight

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway announced she is beginning a review of the state’s oversight procedures for prescription drug benefits through Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program. “As we continue to navigate the state’s current budget crisis, we must remain vigilant to ensure tax dollars are managed wisely, and …

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Missouri State Representative Jon Carpenter – Capitol Report – February 4, 2017

State Representative Jon Carpenter

Representative Jon Carpenter represents parts of Gladstone, Oakwood, and the Kansas City Northland in Clay County Missouri. He is also the Minority Caucus Vice-Chair. For more information on our Opinion Section and why we post these updates please click here. Below are some updates regarding Missouri’s looming budget cuts, as …

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Musings: So, Congressman Sam Graves Wants Citizen Thoughts On Tax Reform

TheNorthlandNews.com publishes communications from your elected representatives in our Opinion section of the site. It’s our belief that a government and society requires active and informed citizens. We recently published one from Representative Sam Graves. Graves represents the majority of the Northland in the US House. In it, he requested …

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Senator Dan Hegeman: Bringing Accountability to Medicaid

Missouri State Senator Dan Hegeman represents parts of northern Clay County. This is his October 18, 2016 email newsletter. For more information on our Opinion Section please click HERE. Year after year, the cost to the taxpayer of operating Missouri’s Medicaid program continues to increase at a rapid pace.  While …

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State Representative Kevin Corlew: 2016 End of Missouri Legislative Session Review

Missouri State Representative Kevin Corlew

Missouri State Representative Kevin Corlew represents Missouri House district 14. Most of Representative Corlew’s district is in Platte County, but a small portion of it extends into Clay County. This is a combination of his July email newsletters. You’ll find a rundown of bills passed in Jefferson City this year. For more information on our Opinion Section please …

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Missouri Auditor Galloway issues audit of $8.8 billion in federal spending in Missouri

Missouri State Auditor

Report identifies 18 agency findings, plus one financial statement finding, up from 14 last year  JEFFERSON CITY, MO (March 30, 2016) Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today issued an audit of the state’s management and spending of billions of federal dollars administered by state agencies. The audit reviewed federal programs …

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Clay County Public Health Center Expanding Insurance Billing For Immunization Services

LIBERTY, Mo. –The Clay County Public Health Center has expanded insurance billing coverage for immunization services, expanding access and lessening the burden for those needing vaccines. “The administration and staff at the Clay County Public Health Center is pleased to announce that we are now accepting private insurance for the …

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The Missouri Budget Project and Americans for Prosperity Assess The Legislative Session (so far)

Missouri Viewpoints Mike Ferguson

Just weeks into the 2016 Missouri Legislative Session, lawmakers, media and advocacy/activist groups are already hard at work. What needs to change at the Capitol? What needs to change in the law? Those answers depend on who’s being asked. This week, former State Representative Mike Sutherland explains why he wants …

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Missouri Viewpoints Brings Early Look at Events in Jefferson City

Missouri Viewpoints Mike Ferguson

We are less than two weeks into the 2016 Missouri Legislative Session and lawmakers, lobbyists and activists are already hard at work. Whether it’s progress or political misconduct that’s happening depends on your perspective. This week, Democratic State Rep. Michael Butler and former Republican State Rep. Carl Bearden, who now runs …

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