Tag: sarah steelman

RELEASE: Office of Administration receives highly-esteemed 2018 CSO50 Award for Cybersecurity Awareness Program

JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri Office of Administration, along with its Information Technology Services Division (ITSD) and Office of Cyber Security, announced that the State of Missouri is among 50 organizations being awarded with a prestigious 2018 CSO50 Award from IDG’s CSO. Annual award-winners are recognized for innovative security projects that demonstrate outstanding thought leadership and business value. Missouri’s Cybersecurity Awareness Program was chosen for delivering targeted security lessons to more than 40,000 end-users on […]

Could state workers see a raise in the next fiscal year?

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Could Missouri’s state workers, the lowest paid in the nation, finally see some sort of raise? The short and uncomplicated answer here is yes, they technically could. That’s because one of the recommendations in Gov. Eric Greitens’ budget calls for a one-time bonus of $650 for each state worker making $50,000 or less. In addition to the pay plan, the Governor’s recommendations also call for $61.2 million in new funding to […]

Fitzpatrick shoots down Greitens’ budget proposal for tax anticipation loans

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The House Budget Committee’s work on the 2019 fiscal year’s budget is officially underway, having received the recommendations of Gov. Eric Greitens less than 48 hours earlier. The committee met Wednesday morning to hear testimony from the Missouri Office of Administration, including its seven divisions and 14 boards and commissions. As the Commissioner of the Office of Administration, Sarah Steelman presented the budget for OA, vowing to stay through the entire proceedings. […]

RELEASE: State employee donations exceed $1 million in annual charitable campaign; over $30 million raised in campaign history

“Building a Brighter Future” campaign will benefit nearly 800 Missouri charities JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri Office of Administration today announced that this year’s Missouri State Employee Charitable Campaign (MSECC) exceeded donations of $1 million for the 14th consecutive year, with more than $1,060,388.00 donated to 796 Missouri charities. During the past 33 years, state employees have donated more than $30 million to the annual campaign. “There is no greater mark of human compassion than the willingness of a […]

Questions about Capitol security appropriation could be answered in upcoming Budget hearing

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With veto session just days away, all eyes are on the Missouri General Assembly, waiting to see just what might be taken up by the legislators. Many wonder whether the legislature will try to find a new solution to HCB 3, an attempt to sweep funds to shore up and prevent in-home care cuts to 8,000 senior citizens, disabled and veterans, or perhaps take disciplinary action against Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal or […]