Office of Administration http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Audits examine Mo. license fee offices http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/audits-examine-mo-license-fee-offices <p><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">A pair of audits examining fee offices for driver&rsquo;s licenses and motor vehicles was released today by<a href="http://www.auditor.mo.gov/"> Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich </a>(R).</font></font></p><p><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">He told reporters&nbsp;the purpose of the audits was to see if the process of awarding bids to run the offices has been de-politicized.&nbsp;&nbsp;One of the audits&nbsp;turned up at least one case of&nbsp;a not-for-profit group&nbsp;using a subcontractor to run 10 license fee offices, which Schweich says is against&nbsp;regulations. Tue, 17 Apr 2012 18:58:21 +0000 Marshall Griffin 3507 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Audits examine Mo. license fee offices Simmons resigns as Mo. administration commissioner http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/simmons-resigns-mo-administration-commissioner <p>The head of Missouri&#39;s Office of Administration is stepping down effective Feb. 1.</p><p>Gov. Jay Nixon announced Tuesday that <a href="http://oa.mo.gov/co/kelvinsimmonsbio.htm">Administration Commissioner Kelvin Simmons</a> was leaving the position. In a resignation letter dated Monday, Simmons said he was pursuing an &quot;opportunity outside of state government&quot; but did not elaborate.</p> Tue, 20 Dec 2011 17:41:30 +0000 The Associated Press 2715 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Simmons resigns as Mo. administration commissioner Mo. revenue up 4 percent in first 2 budget months http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-revenue-4-percent-first-2-budget-months <p>Strong sales tax collections in August helped Missouri&#39;s revenues rise more than 4 percent during the first two months of the state&#39;s budget year.</p> Fri, 02 Sep 2011 20:29:47 +0000 The Associated Press 1984 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. revenue up 4 percent in first 2 budget months Mo. tax revenues up 6.5 percent through March http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-tax-revenues-65-percent-through-march <p>Missouri&#39;s tax revenues are up 6.5 percent with only one-quarter of the budget year to go.</p><p><a href="http://oa.mo.gov/co/releases/2011/State_Releases_March_2011_General_Revenue_Report">Figures released Monday by the state Office of Administration</a> show the growth fueled by stronger individual and corporate income tax collections than during the 2010 fiscal year. A decline in tax refunds also has contributed to the growth in state revenues.</p> Mon, 04 Apr 2011 19:30:52 +0000 The Associated Press 870 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. tax revenues up 6.5 percent through March Two state buildings evacuated in Jefferson City due to snow on roofs http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/two-state-buildings-evacuated-jefferson-city-due-snow-roofs <P>Two state office buildings in <A href="http://www.jeffcitymo.org/">Jefferson City </A>were evacuated today, due to large amounts of snow on the roofs.</P> <P>More than 550 people work in the two buildings, which house the <A href="http://dhss.mo.gov/index.php">Missouri Dept. of Health and Senior Services</A>. Fri, 04 Feb 2011 23:46:44 +0000 Marshall Griffin & The Associated Press 469 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Two state buildings evacuated in Jefferson City due to snow on roofs