Treasurer http://news.stlpublicradio.org en City treasurer candidate sues incumbent over no-bid contracts http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/city-treasurer-candidate-sues-incumbent-over-no-bid-contracts <p>Calling him a &quot;rogue public official who needs to be reined in by the courts,&quot; south St. Louis city <a href="http://stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/aldermen/profiles/Fred-Wessels.cfm">alderman Fred Wessels</a> has filed suit against <a href="http://stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/treasurer/">treasurer Larry Williams</a>, accusing him of illegally implementing a contract to manage the city&#39;s 10,000 parking meters.</p> Mon, 06 Feb 2012 22:15:20 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 3014 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org City treasurer candidate sues incumbent over no-bid contracts Comptroller-treasurer merger advances in Ill. Senate http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/comptroller-treasurer-merger-advances-ill-senate <p><strong>Updated 3:20 p.m. with Illinois Public Radio story including more detail and comment from Rutherford.</strong></p><p><em>Reporting from Illinois Public Radio&#39;s Amanda Vinicky used in this report.</em><span style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span></p><p>Illinois&#39; treasurer invests the state&#39;s money. The Comptroller pays the bills. A measure approved by the Senate today would merge the two constitutional offices.</p> Thu, 31 Mar 2011 20:05:14 +0000 Illinois Public Radio & The Associated Press 848 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Comptroller-treasurer merger advances in Ill. Senate There's about $600 million in unclaimed property in Mo. Treasurer Zweifel's office. Is some of it yours to claim? http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/theres-about-600-million-unclaimed-property-mo-treasurer-zweifels-office-some-it-yours-claim <p>Missouri residents are being urged to find out if they have any unclaimed property being held by the state. Treasurer <a href="http://www.treasurer.mo.gov/">Clint Zweifel</a> says his office currently holds around $600 million in unclaimed cash and merchandise. The items include World&#39;s Fair tickets, bank notes from the early 1800&#39;s, and unclaimed war medals.</p> Tue, 22 Mar 2011 19:11:08 +0000 Marshall Griffin 782 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org There's about $600 million in unclaimed property in Mo. Treasurer Zweifel's office. Is some of it yours to claim? Illinois legislators propose combining state Comptroller, Treasurer offices http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/illinois-legislators-propose-combining-state-comptroller-treasurer-offices <p><em><a href="http://www.wbez.org/story/comptroller/illinois-senate-committee-debate-combining-comptroller-treasurer-offices">Reporting from WBEZ's Tony Arnold</a> used in this story.</em></p><p>Illinois legislators are preparing to debate a plan that would combine two elected offices into one.</p><p>The proposal would change the <a href="http://www.ilga.gov/commission/lrb/conmain.htm">state Constitution</a>, combining the Treasurer's office and the Comptroller's office. Both deal with the finances of Illinois, the treasurer with investments and the comptroller is in charge of dispersing the state's money.</p><p> Mon, 14 Feb 2011 22:33:44 +0000 WBEZ & Kelsey Proud 530 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Illinois legislators propose combining state Comptroller, Treasurer offices