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Craig Redmon 4th District Legislative Report

Hello All!! Here we are, Veto Session.  Hope everyone had a nice summer.  Where did it go!! The annual Veto Session began Wednesday, September 16 at noon and, by the time it was finished 12 hours later, the House and Senate had combined efforts to override the governor’s vetoes on 10 separate pieces of legislation. […]

Missouri Department of Insurance Can Help Consumers Find Lost Life Insurance Policies

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month Jefferson City, Mo. – September is Life Insurance Awareness Month and the Missouri Department of Insurance wants to make sure consumers are aware of its free, online Life Policy Locater service to find life insurance policies or annuities left behind by deceased love ones. One such recovery came this […]

Lifeline Assistance Helps You ‘Stay Connected’

Missouri PSC Supports National Lifeline Awareness Week JEFFERSON CITY— Telephone service is essential to staying connected with family and friends, seeking emergency and government services as well as community resources. The Lifeline Program can provide discounts to help eligible low-income customers “stay connected”. The Missouri Public Service Commission joins a national effort in observing National […]

Regional Planning Commission to Host Meetings

The Northeast Missouri Regional Planning Commission and Rural Development Corporation (NEMO RPC/RDC) will have an Executive Board Meeting on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. in the RPC Conference Room located at 121 S. Cecil St., Memphis, MO. The Northeast Missouri Transportation Advisory Council (TAC) will have a Council  Meeting on Wednesday, September 2, […]

One-Time Missouri Tax Amnesty to be Offered Starting September 1st

JEFFERSON CITY – As authorized by House Bill 384, Missouri will offer a tax amnesty from Sept. 1, 2015 to Nov. 30, 2015. The tax amnesty provides individuals and businesses with a one-time opportunity to pay back taxes that were due prior to Dec. 31, 2014 without having to pay interest or penalties. “Missouri Tax […]

DED releases July 2015 Jobs Report

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri’s nonfarm payroll employment grew by 11,900 jobs in July, according to seasonally adjusted data released today by the Missouri Department of Economic Development. The state’s unemployment held at 5.8 percent during the month of July. Industries that experienced an increase in employment in July included wholesale trade (up by 1,500 […]

Scotland County Shutout on Transportation Improvements in MoDOT’s 2016-2020 STIP

Scotland County Shutout on Transportation Improvements in MoDOT’s 2016-2020 STIP

With the Missouri Department of Transportation’s budget continuing to dwindle, the top tier of northeast Missouri counties are seeing their piece of the pie disappear in the recently approved State Transportation Improvement Plan (STIP). The Missouri Transportation Commission approved the 2016-2020 STIP, which outlines major projects for the next five MoDOT budget years. If you […]

Public Comment Period Open for Proposed Natural Gas Rate Hike

Public Comment Period Open for Proposed Natural Gas Rate Hike

JEFFERSON CITY—Liberty Utilities (Midstates Natural Gas) Corp. d/b/a Liberty Utilities (Liberty) has filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking to change the Infrastructure System Replacement Surcharge (ISRS) on the bills of its natural gas customers. The surcharge first appeared on customer bills in November 2008. According to the application, Liberty seeks the […]

$41.7 Million of Unclaimed Property Returned to Missourians in Fiscal Year 2015

JEFFERSON CITY – State Treasurer Clint Zweifel announced recently that his Unclaimed Property team has once again returned a record amount of Unclaimed Property, $41.7 million, to Missourians in Fiscal Year 2015, which runs from July 2014 – June 2015. Treasurer Zweifel protects more than $874 million of Unclaimed Property for nearly 5 million account […]

Severe Weather Takes Toll on Scotland County Roads

Severe Weather Takes Toll on Scotland County Roads

Put ’em up. Take ’em down. Put ’em up, take ’em down. That broken record has been playing all week for the Missouri Department of Transportation, Scotland County and emergency service personnel that have been on the yo-yo held by Mother Nature as revolving episodes of severe weather has led to flash flooding, forcing road […]

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