Recent Headlines

April 2017

Kansas City Star: Missouri Auditor: State struggles to handle federal money

March 2017

St. Joseph News Press: Refunds are your money

KOMU: Auditor to review 'questionable' government settlement agreements

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Audit of University of Missouri System highlights issues with former Mizzou chancellor

February 2017

Jefferson City News Tribune: State family friendly leave policy is a win-win

KMIZ: This Week with Nicole Galloway, Missouri State Auditor

Missouri Times: Galloway announces new policy to cover domestic violence-related leave for employees

Moberly Monitor-Index:  Auditor: Municipalities don’t meet finance transparency law

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: New laws would offer route to punish officials who steal funds

January 2017

AP: Missouri Auditor announces birth, sets milestone

MissouriNet: Audit: Missouri Higher Ed Department doesn’t verify information to award schools performance funding

KCUR: Audit Questions Whether Missouri Higher Education Incentive Program Has Benefit

Bolivar Herald Free Press: State Auditor raises business privacy concerns surrounding regulatory process

December 2016

KOLR: Galloway: Increased Penalties for Corrupt Government Officials

Webster County Citizen: Auditor Galloway announces bipartisan effort to increase penalties for government officials who steal public money

AP: Suits over alleged harassment in Missouri prisons spur audit

KMIZ: Audit finds gaps in state payroll system security

Springfield News-Leader: Former Wright County collector waived her family's property tax payments, auditor says

MissouriNet: Missouri Auditor Galloway: audit shows new, questionable actions by former Wright County Collector

AP: Auditor: $7K in possible fraud by former collector

Douglas County Herald: Felony Stealing Charges Filed as Result of Southwest Missouri Road District Audit

AP: Missouri audit cites illegal fees charged by defunct court

KTRS: New audit finds Pine Lawn failing to fix municipal court

November 2016

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Missouri owes $3 million in uncashed tax refunds that taxpayers can't find online, audit says

KMIZ: State audit finds only 30 percent compliance with transparency laws

Missouri Times: Sunshine law doesn’t glow in most local governments

St. Louis Public Radio: No Sunshine: Too many Missouri local governments ignore requests for information

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Editorial: Local governments are abysmal at complying with Sunshine Law requests

October 2016

St. Louis Post Dispatch: Audit finds $14 million shortfall in city of Bridgeton's retirement plan

KMOX: MO Auditor Finds Cybersecurity Issues in School Districts

The Landmark: State auditor has many irons in the fire 

Sedalia Democrat: Our view: Consequences of violating public trust

September 2016

KODE: Missouri State Auditor Galloway receives national award for cybersecurity

St. Joseph News Press: Auditor holds business roundtable

MissouriNet: Missouri State Auditor plans to seek re-election

August 2016

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway making state history

AP: Audit: Missouri Senate should do more to stop sex harassment

Joplin Globe: Galloway renews 2013 lobbyist-lawmaker criticism in audits of General Assembly

KBIA: State audit finds inadequate oversight of Advantage Missouri loan program

Hannibal Courier Post: Auditor Galloway identifies cybersecurity weaknesses in statewide court records system

MissouriNet: Audit: Court records susceptible to compromise and early prisoner releases

July 2016

St. Louis Public Radio: Municipal court problems spread throughout Missouri, auditor says

Jefferson City News Tribune: Oversight of taxing entities welcomed

June 2016

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Bella Villa municipal court criticized in state audit

Hannibal Courier-Post: Mo. Auditor Galloway issues law enforcement federal forfeiture reports

May 2016

Springfield News-Leader: In Springfield, auditor says a state board is failing small business owners

St. Louis Post Dispatch: Fox funds misspent; audit finds questionable spending by former school district boss

Springfield News-Leader: See why Stone County got a 'poor' rating from the state auditor

MissouriNet: State Auditor launches map to help Missourians access tax rates

KY3: State audit finds concerns with data security, accounting practices in Ozark County

April 2016

Webster County Citizen: Auditor Galloway issues audit of $8.8 billion in federal spending in Missouri

Daily Dunklin Democrat (op-ed): Protecting vulnerable citizens means calling out officials who abuse their power

Lake Expo: Commission must keep Missouri veterans informed on requests, claim statuses, Auditor says

MARCH 2016

Southeast Missourian: State auditor flags former Dunklin County public administrator

Boone County Journal: Auditor Galloway marks Sunshine Week with call for increased transparency, accountability

Lake Expo: State Auditor to examine Linn Creek Municipal Court, reviewing traffic tickets, other penalties

FEBRUARY 2016

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Audits show municipal court problems extend beyond St. Louis County

Columbia Tribune: Auditor Galloway to begin performance review of UM system operations

Southeast Missourian: State to test cybersecurity of Cape school district

JANUARY 2016

FOX 4 Kansas City: Mo. AG files suit against KC charter school for refusing to return $3.7 million

Neosho Daily News: Audit process fulfills purpose

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: State audit blasts St. Louis Recorder of Deeds for financial mismanagement

KOAM-TV: Auditor Galloway presents findings of Goodman Area Fire District

Hannibal Courier-Post: State Auditor Galloway to audit 'sub-par' operations of Small Business Regulatory Fairness Board


Praise for Nicole

"Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway is on her way to becoming one of the best holders of the office in state history." - Hank Waters, Columbia Daily Tribune. See more

"We believe the state audits have contributed to greater Sunshine Law compliance by local governments, and we appreciate Galloway’s extended spotlight on behalf of Missourians.” - Editorial, Jefferson City News-Tribune. See more

“The report from State Auditor Nicole Galloway finds DESE collects personal information too often and retains it unnecessarily. In particular, it is faulted for handling of Social Security numbers.” - Editorial, St. Joseph News-Press. See more

"State Auditor Nicole Galloway said proactive measures must be taken to decrease the risk that personal information could be compromised… There is personal information that has been obtained and stored in computer systems for which there is no valid reason why it was ever asked for and needed." - Editorial, Washington Missourian. See more

"Galloway will be doing a follow-up in 2016, examining the changes made. This audit comes with future accountability. In our view, that’s the only way changes can become permanent." - Editorial, Joplin Globe. See more