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Government
7:32 am
Wed December 18, 2013

Missouri Audit Alleges Misuse of EBT Cards By Some Welfare Recipients

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Originally published on Tue December 17, 2013 6:42 pm

A new audit released Tuesday finds that some welfare recipients in Missouri have used their benefits to buy things besides food and other daily necessities, while others may have moved away but continue to get in-state benefits.

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Government
7:57 am
Wed November 13, 2013

Audit Finds No-Bid Bonds Cost Missouri Taxpayers $43 Million

A state audit released Tuesday finds that local governments and school districts in Missouri have cost themselves $43 million by not allowing competition for underwriting public bonds.

Republican State Auditor Tom Schweich cites the practice of negotiated bond sales, in which an underwriter is hired in advance and sometimes acts as a financial advisor to the local government that issues the bond.

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Government
4:02 pm
Wed September 5, 2012

Audit Accuses Mo. Governor's Office Of Overspending

Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich released a harsh audit of the Missouri Governor’s office on Wednesday. The findings accuse the governor of overspending his appropriation by $1.7 million.

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Headlines
9:06 am
Tue June 19, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Tuesday, June 19, 2012

The set for the Shakespeare Festival's "Antony & Cleopatra."
Steve Walker

The Kansas school finance trial enters its third week. A plan to replace Medicaid in Kansas drew criticism at its first public hearing.  It’s a double dose of Shakespeare in Kansas City.  That & more news from KCUR.

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Government
8:34 am
Tue June 19, 2012

Auditor Says No Cost, No Saving For Ballot Measures

A ballot measure going before voters in November would make changes to appellate judge selection. Another would bar the creation of a health care exchange in Missouri unless the legislature authorizes it.
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Two ballot questions going before Missouri voters in November won’t cost or save the state any money, according the State Auditor’s office.

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