• St. Louis Jobs Program Comes Under Scrutiny by State and Local Officials

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Mayor Lyda Krewson says her office will investigate a city jobs agency amid reports of financial mismanagement. The announcement came after a KMOV (Channel 4) report last week featuring anonymous current and former...

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  • Some small tax districts could collect forever without state law changes, Mo. auditor finds

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Over the last 20 years, more than 400 Community Improvement Districts — public entities that have the power to levy sales taxes and property — have formed around Missouri. Some won’t ever have...

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  • Missouri Auditor Calls for More Tracking of Tax Breaks

    From The Associated Press:  Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway on Wednesday said the state doesn’t do a good job of tracking the impact of tax breaks that sometimes are pitched as a way to spur the economy. Legislative...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Audit Shows Missouri Faces $3B Tax Credit Revenue Loss

    From Columbia Daily Tribune:  Missouri faces billions of dollars in revenue losses from unredeemed tax credits and the economic benefits of credits have been overstated by state agencies, according to a report released Wednesday by Missouri Auditor...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Audit Shows Missouri Faces $3 Billion Tax Credit Liability

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Missouri Democratic Auditor Nicole Galloway says the state could face a $3 billion loss from tax credits over the next 15 years. A new report released Wednesday (June 21) by Galloway’s office says that’s...

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  • Where Self-Dealing and Conflicts of Interest Flourish

    From The St. Louis American:  My recent audit of Transportation Development taxing districts revealed a system of legalized self-dealing and conflicts of interest with no oversight or transparency. Most concerning, we found that taxpayers are on the...

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