Since launching earlier this year, State Treasurer Eric Schmitt’s MOST 529 outreach program has increased awareness and education savings rates in rural counties all across Missouri.
State and Regional News
The Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations’ Division of Employment Security (DES) has joined a multi-state data analysis project to prevent unemployment insurance (UI) fraud and address identify theft. The Suspicious Actor Repository (SAR) allows Missouri to cross-match UI claims against a larger database of information and identify potentially fraudulent activity for further investigation.
Governor Mike Parson wrapped up a 14-city Infrastructure Week tour promoting Proposition D for Safer Roads and Safer Streets by urging voters to “do the right thing” and vote YES On D on Nov. 6 to provide new resources to fix roads and bridges.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol recognizes the importance of bus safety and inspects every school bus in the state each year. We want children to arrive at school safely, and they can help by being good riders. October 22-26, 2018 is National School Bus Safety Week and a great opportunity for parents to talk with their children about their responsibilities as a passenger.
State Treasurer Eric Schmitt has issued a tax scam alert, warning Missouri residents about a new telephone scam. The State Treasurer’s Office recently received a call from a concerned citizen after she was contacted by would-be scammers.