Missouri's unemployment rate hits five-year low
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Missouri saw a sharp drop in its unemployment rate last month, according to a state jobs report released by the Department of Economic Development on Nov. 19.
Mo. lawmaker wants to impeach Gov. Nixon
After Gov. Jay Nixon's decision last week to allow legally married same-sex couples to file join tax returns, a state lawmaker said it's time to impeach him.
Have an expired gift card? State Treasurer Clint Zweifel has $7.3 million in expired gift cards, certificates he’s trying to return
• Missourians can search Unclaimed Property 24 hours a day at ShowMeMoney.com
JEFFERSON CITY – The holiday shopping season is in full swing. Retailers are slashing prices, Black Friday shoppers are setting their alarms and family members are finishing their wish lists. For many, gift cards make an ideal gift for their loved ones. State Treasurer Clint Zweifel is reminding Missourians to hold on to their gift cards, even the expired ones. After five years of inactivity, the remaining value of a gift card or certificate should be turned over as Unclaimed Property. This means gift cards never really expire in Missouri.
Announcement seeks to address the recent uncertainty and disruptions policyholders have faced and is yet another example of how states are better-positioned to provide efficient and effective oversight of the insurance market, Gov. Nixon says
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon today announced that the Missouri Department of Insurance would notify health insurers serving the individual and small group markets in Missouri that any Missouri-compliant plans previously set to expire on Dec. 31 would be allowed to continue into 2014.
Take steps now to avoid getting the flu
The flu shot is still the best defense against starting winter with coughs, sore throats, aches and fatigue, says a University of Missouri Extension health education specialist.
Secretary of State meets with Ft. Leonard Wood officials to discuss state services
Secretary of State Jason Kander met with Major General Leslie C. Smith and other leaders at Fort Leonard Wood yesterday to discuss his office’s services for current and former members of the military. Kander, who served for four years in the Missouri National Guard at Fort Leonard Wood after returning from a tour of duty as a military intelligence officer in Afghanistan, also received an update on Fort Leonard Wood’s training schools’ contributions to the country’s overall military readiness.