Tag: State Auditor Nicole Galloway

Hawley says Governor’s office has no authority to hire impeachment attorneys, Greitens spokesman disagrees

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Attorney General Josh Hawley has some thoughts on the hiring of taxpayer-funded attorneys to defend Governor Eric Greitens’ Office in impeachment proceedings. In a letter to State Auditor Nicole Galloway, Hawley said that the Governor’s Office “lacks authority to retain private counsel to participate in connection with any adversarial proceeding without the Attorney General’s consent.” In simpler terms, the office is not authorized to hire private legal counsel without permission from […]

Laborers from around the state rally against right-to-work

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Several hundred workers from around the Show-Me State gathered in front of the Capitol to show solidarity against right-to-work or right-to-work-for-less, as the labor workers called it. The Missouri State Building and Construction Trades Council organized the “Rally for the Middle Class” in Jefferson City on March 28, 2018. The enthused-crowd heard from a multitude of speakers including Senate Minority Leader Gina Walsh, Rep. Clem Smith, Sen. Jake Hummel, State Auditor […]

State Auditor requests dismissal in Missouri Alliance for Freedom’s Sunshine case

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Attorneys for the State Auditor are requesting the courts to dismiss the lawsuit against the office on behalf of the Missouri Alliance for Freedom. The lawsuit stems from a July civil suit seeking to compel Auditor Nicole Galloway to produce documents related to an audit of the Department of Revenue, which was requested under the state’s open records law. According to a news release from the Auditor’s Office, the office has […]