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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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Audit of St. Louis Public Schools Reveals Unlawful Promotions and Precarious Finances

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In September, I announced results of my audit of the St. Louis Public Schools, one in a series of audits I have performed of our state’s school districts.

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Audit of Marshfield Uncovers Serious Problems

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In September, my office announced the results of an audit of the city of Marshfield, which was prompted by a petition from citizens concerned with the financial well-being of their city. I was very alarmed at what was found and

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