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Riddle’s child-on-child abuse bill sent to governor

Lawmakers sent Sen. Jeanie Riddle’s bill to let the state investigate complaints of children being abused by other children to Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday.

Auditor names 2 top staff members

New Auditor Nicole Galloway announced the appointment of two stop staffers to her new administration.

Nixon tabs Boone County treasurer as next auditor

Nicole Galloway will become Missouri’s 38th auditor when she takes the oath of office during the week of April 27.

Missouri to feds: Don’t redefine ‘waters of the U.S.’

Missouri lawmakers want the federal EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to stop their effort to redefine what waters the federal government can regulate.

EPA, MoDOT settle clean water complaints

US 54 work in Osage Beach one of two cited projects

Missouri’s transportation department will pay a $750,000 civil penalty and create a statewide compliance program to settle allegations that it violated the federal Clean Water Act at two construction sites, one along U.S. 54 in Osage Beach, the Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesay.

Agency accused of misspending millions meant for road work

State Transportation officials disagree strongly with a state auditor’s report that some MoDOT spending may have violated the state Constitution.

Audit chastises MoDOT

Agency accused of misspending millions meant for road work

State Transportation officials disagree strongly with a state auditor's report that MoDOT may have violated the state Constitution in some of its spending.

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Schweich's spokesman an apparent suicide, too

Police: Spence Jackson left note after shooting himself at Jefferson City home

Within hours of the one-month anniversary of his boss’ death, state Auditor spokesman Robert “Spence” Jackson, 44, apparently took his own life this weekend.

Auditor questions AG financial procedures

Audit report includes comments on conflicts of interest and campaign donations

Kehoe, Miller push back against EPA water regulation proposals

Two Mid-Missouri lawmakers want the Legislature — not the federal government — to define who owns and controls water and the nearby land in the state.

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