Originally published on Fri August 24, 2012 3:39 pm
Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich (R) has released a letter he sent this week to Governor Jay Nixon (D) expressing concerns over his administration’s handling of a contract for a St. Louis County license fee office.
The authority of the Missouri auditor to write financial estimates for ballot initiatives is under scrutiny by the state Supreme Court.
The high court heard arguments Monday on whether a law directing the auditor to prepare the financial estimates exceeds the limits of the auditor's authority spelled out in the Missouri Constitution.
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