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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 […]

Luther Lends Hand to New State Auditor

JEFFERSON CITY  – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway, CPA, announced the hiring of her communications staff. Gena Terlizzi joins the State Auditor’s office as director of communications and Rebecca Gorley will serve as public information officer. “Maintaining open communication with the public is a priority for this office because it results in greater accountability and […]

Judge DeMarce Appointed to Supreme Court Commission to Improve State’s Municipal Courts        

Judge DeMarce Appointed to Supreme Court Commission to Improve State’s Municipal Courts        

  JEFFERSON CITY – The Supreme Court of Missouri today announced the formation of the Supreme Court Municipal Division Work Group, which it has charged with reviewing all matters relevant to practice in the municipal divisions throughout the state, with ensuring public input, and with recommending appropriate improvements to the system. The Municipal Division Work […]

Craig Redmon 4th District Missouri State Representative

Craig Redmon 4th District Missouri State Representative

Hello Everyone! These are the final days at the Capitol… Last week consisted of multiple, great sessions. The House passed Welfare Reform, Voter I.D., Right to Work and the budget 3 weeks earlier than its official deadline.  My personal highlights during that week included the bonding bills that passed for $9.2 million to Truman and […]

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