State and Regional News

MoJobs Connect Mobile App launched to help job seekers on the go

The Missouri Department of Higher Education & Workforce Development has launched a mobile app to better connect job seekers with hiring employers. The new MoJobs Connect mobile app will help provide Job Center services to customers right from their cell phone.

Missouri Department of Natural Resources releases “MGS Hub” site – a one-stop shop for ArcGIS data

The “MGS Hub” site, recently released by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Missouri Geological Survey, provides a wealth of geospatial information about geology, water, earthquakes and more.

Medicare open enrollment provides Missourians with Medicare an opportunity to choose a plan that best meets their needs

    The Missouri Department of Commerce & Insurance is encouraging consumers who are eligible for Medicare to review their plan options and costs during this year's open enrollment. The open enrollment period, which runs Oct. 15 through Dec. 7, presents Missourians with the opportunity to change their Part D drug coverage or Medicare Advantage plans.

Department of Social Services warns of new Community Services Block Grant fraud scheme using social media

The Department of Social Services warns Missourians to be alert of new fraud activity involving Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) funds. Individuals are reporting that they are now getting messages from social media profiles that impersonate their friends or family asking for a $500 gift card in exchange for a large sum of money through CSBG funds.

Missouri’s statewide ‘ShakeOut’ earthquake drill is October 21

    Registration is open for the 2021 Great Central U. S. “ShakeOut” earthquake drill on Oct. 21. More than 320,000 people are already registered for this year’s ShakeOut drill, which is designed to remind people how to protect themselves during an earthquake. Missouri is one of 14 participating central U.S. states that could be impacted by a New Madrid Seismic Zone earthquake.