Category Archives: STATE

Missouri House Policy Development Caucus to Seek Public Input on Missouri’s Transportation Funding Issues 

Written on July 24, 2017 at 10:52 pm, by

JEFFERSON CITY – The members of the Missouri House Policy Development Caucus will spend the next several weeks touring the state to seek public input on the funding problems plaguing the state’s transportation system. State Rep. Jeff Messenger, who serves as chairman of the group, said the goal is to talk to Missourians from all […]

Task Force Set to Look for Solutions to Improve Missouri’s Aging Transportation Infrastructure

Written on July 6, 2017 at 9:36 am, by

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In an effort to address Missouri’s crumbling roads and bridges, a group of lawmakers and civilians will work together to develop recommendations to repair the state’s aging transportation infrastructure. House Speaker Todd Richardson today announced his appointments to the 21st Century Missouri Transportation System Task Force, which was created by HCR […]

More Than $988 Million in Unclaimed Property Waiting to be Returned  Statewide

Written on June 20, 2017 at 9:33 pm, by

JEFFERSON CITY – State Treasurer Eric Schmitt on June 15th announced the start of an annual effort to return Unclaimed Property to Missourians by publishing the names of owners in Missouri newspapers. Starting June 16, the names of more than 145,000 individuals, families, small businesses, and non-profits with Unclaimed Property will be printed in more […]

Regularly Scheduled Audit of Scotland County Underway

Written on May 23, 2017 at 11:43 am, by

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo (May 19, 2017) Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has announced her office has started work on audits of Scotland and Mercer counties, located in northern Missouri.  Audit staff is on-site in both locations, and Auditor Galloway encouraged citizens to submit concerns or information through the dedicated hotline. “The public deserves a government […]

Judge DeMarce Attends MAPACJ Conference

Written on April 11, 2017 at 4:44 pm, by

Scotland County Associate Circuit Judge Karl DeMarce attended the 102nd  annual meeting and conference of the Missouri Association of Probate and Associate Circuit Judges that took place recently at Osage Beach, Mo. The MAPACJ provides continuing legal education for its members at the three-day conference. Membership is open to all state judges and commissioners in […]

Redmon Report

Written on March 14, 2017 at 5:26 pm, by

99th General Assembly This second week of March started with a bang, both in the Capitol as well as the weather. I hope everyone was able to stay safe during this stormy spring weather. This week’s capitol report will include my bill tracking, presenting my appropriation committee’s markups in budget, as well as the House […]

Redmon Report

Written on February 28, 2017 at 5:31 pm, by

99th General Assembly We are in the last weeks of February, can you believe it?! Time flies here at the Capitol as session continues to keep me busy between Budget Committee, chairing my Appropriations Committee and keeping up with all of my bills! This week’s Capitol Report will highlight Truman Day at the Capitol, passing […]

Sandra Karsten Appointed as First Female Superintendent of Missouri State Highway Patrol 

Written on February 10, 2017 at 11:26 am, by

On February 1st, Governor Eric Greitens announced that Lt. Col. Sandra Karsten will be his pick for the Superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol. She will be the first female to take the top post in the state’s history. The announcement was made at the Highway Patrol headquarters, addressing the 104th Class of Recruits. […]

Auditor Galloway Finds Local Governments Fail To Meet Basic Finance Transparency Law

Written on February 10, 2017 at 11:25 am, by

Report shows 44% of cities, town and villages did not meet long-standing reporting requirement JEFFERSON CITY, Mo (Jan. 30, 2017) Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today issued her office’s monthly report on local governments who failed to meet financial reporting laws. Out of the 333 local governments with financial reports due last month, 44% failed […]

Northeast Missouri Continues to Improve Services to Citizens with Developmental Disabilities

Written on February 10, 2017 at 11:00 am, by

DMH Blue Ribbon Award recognizes communities connecting individuals with disabilities to employment services   JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The Kirksville area of the Central Missouri region received a Blue Ribbon Award on February 1st from the Department of Mental Health (DMH).  The service area includes Adair, Clark, Grundy, Knox, Lewis, Linn, Livingston, Macon, Mercer, Putnam, Schuyler, […]