8:03 am
Tue October 15, 2013

Mo. candidates to file campaign finance reports

Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich
Credit State of Missouri

Candidates are facing a deadline to file reports with the Missouri Ethics Commission detailing fundraising during the past three months.

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4:54 pm
Fri January 11, 2013

Mo. auditor confirms insolvency of disability fund

There's not enough money in the state's Second Injury Fund to compensate for unpaid obligations.
Credit Andrew Magill / Flickr

A report from the Missouri auditor confirms that a state fund for disabled workers is insolvent.

State Auditor Tom Schweich said Friday that Missouri's Second Injury Fund had barely $3 million as of the end of 2012 but had unpaid obligations of $28 million.

The fund covers workers' compensation claims for employees who have previous injuries or disabilities and then suffer a new job-related injury. Auditors and financial analysts have warned for several years that the fund was on a path toward insolvency. But lawmakers have done nothing to address it.

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6:00 pm
Fri April 20, 2012

Newscast for April 20, 2012

August Kryger Columbia Tribune

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Ryan Ferguson's evidentiary hearing ends
  • Fourth case of e.coli confirmed in Boone County
  • Mo. auditor halts fiscal estimates for initiatives
3:53 pm
Fri April 20, 2012

Mo. auditor halts fiscal estimates for initiatives

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich (shwyk) has instructed his staff to stop doing financial estimates for ballot initiatives because of several recent court decisions.

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9:07 am
Tue March 13, 2012

Schweich blasts Missouri governments for not following Sunshine Laws

Auditor Tom Schweich says the state and local governments are routinely violating Missouri's open records and meetings law.

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