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An Open Letter To State Auditor Tom Schweich

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AN OPEN LETTER TO STATE AUDITOR TOM SCHWEICH November 19, 2014   Dear Tom,   Congratulations on your overwhelming reelection as Missouri State Auditor. As you mentioned in your Election Night remarks, Missouri must now confront the serious challenges facing

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Tom Schweich Wins all of Missouri’s counties and the City of St. Louis

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(St Louis) – Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich cruised to an easy reelection last night, winning all of Missouri’s 114 counties and the City of St. Louis. Additionally, Schweich received 73% of the statewide vote. That’s the highest percentage by a

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Will Koster Stay Consistent in Working on Behalf of Missouri Farmers

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JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Today Auditor Schweich welcomed Chris Koster’s endorsement of the Right to Farm Amendment that will be on the Aug. 5 ballot. A little more than a week after Tom Schweich endorsed both the Second Amendment rights

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Auditor Schweich Endorses Right to Farm and Second Amendment Resolution

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Auditor Tom Schweich announced today his support for Amendment 1 and Amendment 5 which will appear on the August 5th ballot.

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Audit of Missouri Department of Conservation Finds $3.4 Million Spent on $411K Project

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In December, my office released an audit of the Missouri Department of Conservation finding that the cost of a project to reintroduce elk into our state has ballooned to more than eight times its original projected cost.  The project budget

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Audit of New Madrid County and Stoddard County Sheriffs Uncovers Theft

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In November, my office released an audit of the Stoddard County Sheriff’s office which found that an office manager embezzled nearly $15,000. The same day, we released an audit of the New Madrid County Sheriff’s office which found that $79,766

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Bolivar Petition Audit Finds Substantial Problems

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657 Bolivar residents signed a petition to have the city audited, and in December my office released the results of our audit.  What we found was a city government in startlingly poor financial condition and without the proper accounting controls

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Audit of Callaway County Circuit Court Uncovers Embezzlement

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In October, I released an audit of the Callaway County Circuit Court which found serious problems, including missing funds.  The audit was performed at the request of Presiding Judge Gary Oxenhandler, who was concerned about the state of the court. 

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Audit of TANF EBT Transactions

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In December, my office released an audit of Electronic Benefits Transfer transactions through the Temporary Aid for Needy Families program, and we found significant evidence of potential misuse.   In all, there were 249 cases – involving approximately $302,000 –

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Auditor Schweich Honored To Address CPAC St. Louis, 2013.

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I was honored to be asked to address CPAC St. Louis 2013, which took place on September 28.

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