Jefferson City, Mo. – An audit released today finds that some state funds that are supposed to be restricted to specific needs are being used to help pay the daily cost of running Missouri's government.
State Auditor Susan Montee says restricted funds being used for other purposes include money that should be going to veterans cemeteries and to Access Missouri scholarships.
"In Fiscal Year 2009 alone, $207,000 was transferred out of Access Missouri and into the general revenue stream," Montee said.
St. Louis – A Missouri appeals court has ruled that the state's gaming regulators did not follow their own processes when they ruled in July that the struggling President Casino could not be repaired or moved without a new license.
The ruling from the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Western District does not say that the Missouri Gaming Commission reached the wrong conclusion. It says that Pinnacle was not afforded due process rights in front of the Commission
Jefferson City, Mo. – Democratic members of a Missouri Senate committee have issued a report criticizing the Republican chairman's inquiry into last year's delayed release of E. coli test results from the Lake of the Ozarks.