State and Regional News

Call for nominations: Missouri’s historic places in peril

The Missouri Alliance for Historic Preservation (Missouri Preservation) has announced a call for nominations for its historic Places in Peril list for 2019. Missouri Preservation is a statewide non-profit historic preservation advocacy organization aimed at preserving place and community for future generations of Missourians.

DED awards $200,000 to assist St. Louis college prep non-profit

The Missouri Department of Economic Development has awarded $200,000 in Youth Opportunity Program (YOP) tax credits to College Bound St. Louis, a non-profit organization that enables low-income youth to prepare for and complete college.

Governor fixes glitch, ensuring youth aged out of foster care retain health insurance

Today, Governor Mike Parson signed HB 397 and SB 514. Both bills fixed an oversight in the Affordable Care Act related to youth formerly in foster care. One of the most popular provisions of the Affordable Care Act is the ability for children to stay on their parents’ health insurance until they turn 26.

Missouri receives $1.3 million in additional apprenticeship funding

Governor Mike Parson recently announced $1.3 million from the U.S. Department of Labor’s State Apprenticeship Expansion Grant will be used to help Missouri build on its already robust infrastructure of apprenticeship programs and opportunities across the state.