LETTER: EEZ data in Missouri not verified

Saturday, June 16, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CDT; updated 7:17 p.m. CDT, Monday, June 18, 2012

Our Missouri State auditor reported in 2010 that enhanced enterprise zone data to the state were not adequately verified, economic benefits reported to the Missouri state legislature were overstated and "these weaknesses make it difficult to determine whether the programs are an effective use of state resources."