Governor Mike Parson has signed HB 1768 and HB 2120 extending the Missouri Broadband Grant Program through 2027.
State and Regional News
Despite traffic volumes dropping dramatically in 2020 because of the impacts of COVID-19, Missouri has actually experienced a 12 percent rise in roadway fatalities over last year.
While initial jobless claims and unemployment rates throughout the region declined in May, joblessness remained near historical highs. Since the pandemic hit the economy in March, more than 4,700 people in Crawford and Phelps counties have filed for unemployment.
The warmer weather and eased pandemic restrictions have more Missourian’s on the roadways. Whether in a vehicle, walking or biking, keep your head up and be alert – safety is a two-way street.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has not responded to Missouri’s request to continue to waive required interviews for Food Stamp/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits for new applicants and recipients undergoing recertification.
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