Category Archives: STATE

Redmon, House Appropriations Committee for Agriculture, Conservation, and Natural Resources Continues to Work through the Interim

Written on July 25, 2016 at 7:11 pm, by

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – While the Missouri General Assembly concluded the 2016 legislative session in May, members of the Missouri House of Representatives have remained busy throughout the interim with committee work and research that will pave the way for the next budget process. State Rep. Craig Redmon and the members of the House Appropriations […]

Transportation Commission Approves MoDOT’s New Five-Year Construction Plan

Written on July 12, 2016 at 6:38 pm, by

  Two Scotland County bridges will be replaced but no money is earmarked for resurfacing Highway 15 or 136. Several highway resurfacing projects and bridge repairs or replacements are just a few of the projects now funded in Missouri’s five-year Statewide Transportation Program, or STIP.  The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission approved the STIP at […]

Gov. Nixon Vetoes Will Likely Ensure State Retains “Judicial Hellhole” Status

Written on July 6, 2016 at 10:47 am, by

Two vetoes by Gov. Jay Nixon will help Missouri keep its reputation as having one of the worst legal climates in the nation. The state currently rates as a “Judicial Hellhole” according to the American Tort Reform Association. The U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform says Missouri’s legal climate ranks 42 in the nation. The […]

Treasurer Zweifel Encourages Missourians to Check if they Have Unclaimed U.S. Savings Bonds

Written on June 13, 2016 at 11:29 pm, by

JEFFERSON CITY – Missouri State Treasurer Clint Zweifel today announced Missourians can search on his website to see if he is holding a U.S. Savings Bond that bears their name. These bonds came to the Treasurer as Unclaimed Property in abandoned safe deposit boxes. Treasurer Zweifel currently holds more than 7,800 savings bonds for thousands […]

Missouri Department of Revenue Warns Missourians of IRS Scam Calls

Written on June 13, 2016 at 3:48 pm, by

The Missouri Department of Revenue has recently received complaints about a phone call scam targeting Missourians in which the caller falsely states that they are with the IRS. Nia Ray, Director of the Revenue Department, urges Missourians to guard against these scams. “Tax scams are increasingly becoming more sophisticated and harder for citizens to identify, […]

Redmon Report

Written on May 5, 2016 at 2:45 pm, by

by Fourth district Missouri State Representative Craig Redmon Greetings from the Capitol,  We have nearly reached the end of session and are working harder than ever to sure up the loose ends this session. Below I have an update on progress I have made with my own bills, but first I want to mention some […]

Juror Appreciation Week Thanks More Than 69,000 Missourians Who Reported for Jury Duty

Written on May 5, 2016 at 9:32 am, by

Judges, lawyers and court clerks thank the 69,098 Missourians who reported for jury duty in state courts in 2016 as part of Missouri’s Juror Appreciation Week held May 1 through May 7, 2016. During the week, court staff and legal professionals will emphasize to jurors how important their contributions are to the courts, their communities […]

DED Releases February 2016 Jobs Report

Written on March 15, 2016 at 11:57 pm, by

JEFFERSON CITY – Missouri’s unemployment rate for February was 4.2 percent, while payroll employment grew by 9,400 jobs, according to seasonally adjusted data released today by the Missouri Department of Economic Development. This follows a revised unemployment rate for January from 4.3 percent to 4.2 percent. The last time the state’s unemployment rate was lower […]

Judge DeMarce, Fellow Supreme Court Work Group Members Issue Report on Municipal Court Reform

Written on March 8, 2016 at 3:30 pm, by

A report on the statewide review of Missouri’s municipal courts appears to point the finger back to St. Louis, where the call for reform originated following the Ferguson riots that stemmed from the shooting death of Michael Brown in August of 2014. “The evidence we have received to date suggests that the most serious concerns, […]

Redmon Report

Written on March 1, 2016 at 4:32 pm, by

Greetings from the capitol, This has been another hectic week at the capitol. We made solid progress on moving our bills through the House. We were glad to have the Truman State and Kirksville Day at the Capitol on Tuesday. Scores of students and faculty came down to visit their home town representatives, including University […]