Erik Galicia

Erik Galicia

Erik Galicia is a reporter who has covered local government in Columbia and Boone County for the Columbia Missourian. A Southern California native, he transferred to the University of Missouri School of Journalism from Riverside City College, where he reported on the pandemic, protests and police violence for Viewpoints, the student newspaper. He will be returning to California to report in the Central Valley after he receives his degree.

Former Missouri legislators keep control of leftover campaign funds

By: - June 30, 2023

Despite voters’ attempts to tighten Missouri’s campaign finance laws, many former state legislators keep control of tens of thousands of campaign dollars without running for public office again. A review of hundreds of former Missouri legislators’ campaign finance reports shows that some of them drew from their candidate committees to spend on campaigns that never […]