A new audit of the Missouri state House and Senate knocks both chambers for their failure to comply with portions of the state Sunshine law.
The Missouri state auditor released a report Wednesday on the state’s Public Defender system.
Among the findings: public defenders need to better track the hours they spend on each case and update the standards they use to determine what’s the appropriate caseload.
Auditor Tom Schweich says Public Defenders have relied on national standards that are out-of-date.
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