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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 […]

Redmon Report

Craig Redmon 4th District Missouri State Representative Greetings from the Capital! I probably mention this in every capital report, but I’m going to say it again: it was one busy week inside the Capital building! A display of bipartisan effort on the House floor managed to override the governor’s veto of Senate Bill 24 – […]

Redmon Report

Craig Redmon 4th District Missouri State Representative Hello Everyone! Spring and its warm weather seems to be moving into Missouri and I am ready to wear my lighter jacket and head to the lively scene outside of the capital building. We had a chance to appreciate the sunny day outside this Wednesday as a Fish […]

Missouri House Overrides Governor’s Veto of SB 24 to Put Common Sense Welfare Reform Measure into Law

JEFFERSON CITY – House Speaker John J. Diehl, Jr. and members of the Missouri House took action Tuesday morning to put a common sense welfare reform measure into law despite the objections of the governor. By a vote of 113-42 the House overrode the governor’s veto of SB 24. The Senate approved a similar override […]

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