Missouri News: Auditor Galloway urges reform to CID laws after discovering pattern of self-dealing, lack of accountability



JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released a report on Community Improvement Districts (CIDs), which found that lax oversight of taxpayer-funded projects has allowed for spending decisions to be made by those that benefit the most.  Taxpayers will be burdened with increased taxes to pay for an estimated $2.2 billion in costs for more than 400 CIDs across the state.  The majority of CIDs are funded by increased sales taxes.

“Taxpayers are on the hook for billions in project costs they did not approve and have little to no say in,” Auditor Galloway said. 

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