Math Mistake Could Toss Ballot Initiative

A court hearing to determine whether an initiative petition to limit the growth of state government spending should appear on November’s ballot is underway in a Cole County courtroom in Jefferson City. Attorneys representing opponents of the initiative are...

Candidate for Auditor Suggests Only CPAs Qualified

Five Republicans are in the race for the nomination to be State Auditor – only one is a Certified Public Accountant – and that candidate is suggesting only CPAs be allowed to occupy the post. Platte County Auditor Sandra Thomas says that while someone who...

Audit Finds Inaccurate Reporting of School Data

A state audit finds high school graduation rates reported by some schools, as well as statewide rates reported to the federal government by the State Education Department, are unreliable and innacurate. The Department used inaccurate data reported by schools to...
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