Government

Senator Cindy O'Laughlin District 18-Community Colleges Deserve...
JEFFERSON CITY — As the Missouri Senate reviews the 13 appropriation bills that make up the 2020 state operating budget, I believe it is important...

Blunt: Disaster Aid Package Paves the Way for Relief for Missouri...
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, released the following statement today after...

Missouri to Receive Nearly $10 Million in Additional Opioid Grant...
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.), Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and...

Governor Parson Applauds Legislators for Support of Statewide...
(JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – The major restructuring of four state agencies has moved to the next phase, signaling another step forward in Governor Mike...

Olson tabbed for Superintendent of the Missouri State Highway...
(JEFFERSON CITY, MO) On March 5th, 2019, the Governor of Missouri, Michael L. Parson announced that he would be recommending Lt. Colonel Eric Olson...

Governor Parson Announces New Child Care Working Group to Ensure...
(JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – Today, Governor Mike Parson announced the new Child Care Working Group that will work to ensure safe and quality care for...

Governor Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson to Host First Annual...
(JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – On Saturday, February 16, 2019, Governor Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson will host the first annual Heart for the...

State Capitol-Public Records and Budget Recommendations
The most excitement in the State Capitol this week centered on debate and passage of a controversial House bill originating from the “Clean...

EPA Advances President Trump’s Infrastructure Agenda in the Midwest...
(Lenexa, Kan., Feb. 7, 2019) - As highlighted in President Trump’s State of the Union address and in support of the President’s Infrastructure...

MACON COUNTY COMMISSION ACCUSED OF FAILURE TO PAY SPECIAL PROSECUTOR
(MACON, MO) On January 22nd, 2019, the Macon County Commissioners were ordered to appear in court per a motion for contempt filed by Jordan L....

USA MAKES DEBUT ON LIST OF DEADLIEST NATIONS FOR JOURNALISTS
According to Reporters Without Borders, the United States for the first time is listed in the top six most deadliest nations in the world, for...

Bump Stocks BANNED - Trump Administration Rolls-Out Federal Regulation
(WASHINGTON, DC) Bump stocks which make it quicker and faster for a semi-automatic weapons to be fired, harnessing the recoil of the gun to "bump"...

Governor Parson Makes Appointments to Boards and Commissions
(JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – Today, Governor Parson announced nine appointments to various boards and commissions. Sherman “Bill” Birkes, of Joplin, was appointed to the...
House Speaker Todd Richardson Appointed as MO HealthNet Director
New Director to Stabilize Role and Tackle Challenges of Modernizing and Transforming Healthcare for Missourians (JEFFERSON CITY, MO) - On Monday,...

Social Security Announces 2.8 Percent Benefit Increase for 201
Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 67 million Americans will increase 2.8 percent in 2019, the Social...