A former employee of the State Health Department says she was fired after telling the State Auditor some department employees were misusing federal grants. Former employee Rebecca Mankin of Russelle has filed a wrongful dismissal suit in Jefferson City against the department and its director. She says she was given no reason for her firing in July. She had talked to the auditor in May and says she was put on adminsitrative leave the next day inr etaliation.
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