Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich has instructed his staff to stop doing financial estimates for ballot initiatives because of several recent court decisions.
Schweich says the court rulings have made it impossible to conduct financial estimates that can withstand legal challenges.
The memo telling staff to temporarily stop providing financial analyses for initiatives was obtained by The Associated Press under an open-records request.
Court approves $1.5 million settlement with former US Fidelis employees
More than 550 former employees of the auto services contract giant US Fidelis will share in a nearly one point five million dollar settlement reached in bankruptcycourt.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Wednesday’s deal settles claims by the workers that they were not properly warned before being laid off.
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