The Cost of a Legislature

Number 4074
Subject State Government
Source Missourian (Columbia, Mo.)
State MO
Year 1986
Publication Date January 26-30, 1986
Summary Columbia (Mo.) Missourian investigates the Missouri state legislature; the five-part series looks at "how well Missouri's senators and representatives manage the tax money they spend to conduct the public's business." The four-month investigation involving thousands of pages of documents and numerous interviews revealed money spent on redecorating expenses, travel expenses and salaries of representatives and senators. Also, missing inventory and nepotism revealed.
Category General
Pages 31
Keywords legislature;missouri statehouse;nepotism;government spending;spending;taxes;tax money;waste;abuse;finanical;business
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