Treasurer Clint Zweifel releases statement on clean audit of his office

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – March 11, 2010 – (RealEstateRama) — State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) issued a statement following yesterday’s release of a clean audit of his office performed by State Auditor Susan Montee’s office.  The audit may be downloaded at http://auditor.mo.gov/press/2010-31.htm.

“Since day one, I have been committed to running an administration focused on modernizing this office and making it more transparent as it invests in job creation and economic development.  This audit is a reflection of the accountability I have strived to bring while performing my constitutional and statutory duties.  We protect taxpayer money, we ensure there is liquidity for spending needs at all times and for the first time in 50 years we are achieving a fair rate of return for taxpayers.  Whether it is our banking services, Unclaimed Property, Missouri Linked Deposit Program loans or time deposits, we take pride in performing at a high level Missourians can trust.”

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A media kit with head shot and biography is available at:
www.treasurer.mo.gov/MediaToolKit.asp.

Jon Galloway
Office of State Treasurer Clint Zweifel
Director of Communications & Policy
Missouri State Capitol, Room 229
P.O. Box 210
Jefferson City, Missouri 65102

(573) 418-2923 (cell)
(573) 751-7595 (office)
(573) 751-9443 (fax)
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Clint Zweifel was sworn in as Missouri's 45th State Treasurer on Jan. 12, 2009. At 35, Clint became Missouri's youngest State Treasurer in more than a century. He was elected to the position Nov. 4, 2008.

As Missouri State Treasurer, Clint is the State's Chief Financial Officer. His office manages Missouri's $20 billion in annual State revenues, directs the State's banking services and manages Missouri's $3.5 billion investment portfolio. The State Treasurer's Office is responsible for safeguarding $450 million in unclaimed assets turned over to the State by banks, businesses, insurance companies and government agencies, and tries to find the rightful owners. Clint also serves on the management boards of several public entities.

Contact:

State Treasurer Clint Zweifel
P.O. Box 210
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone: (573) 751-8533
Fax: (573) 751-0343

Jon Galloway
(573) 751-7595 - Office
(573) 418-2923 - Cell

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