State and Regional News

Commission approves FY2023-2027 STIP

                  The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission has approved the FY 2023-2027 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP), which lists transportation projects planned by state and regional planning agencies July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2027.

Department of Natural Resources opens applications for electric vehicle charging sites through Volkswagen Trust

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has opened applications for electric vehicle charging infrastructure funding through the Volkswagen Settlement Environmental Mitigation Trust.

Crawford, Phelps unemployment ticked up in May

           Unemployment in Crawford County went up four-tenths of one percent in May, while the rate jumped six-tenths of a percent in Phelps County. Despite the fact more people worked in both counties, unemployment rose due to an increase in the total workforce.

Governor issues legislative vetoes, calls for special session for permanent tax relief, largest tax cut in state history 

Today, during a press conference at the State Capitol, Governor Parson announced that he is vetoing HB 2090, SB 724, HB 1720, and HB 1667. In response to his vetoes of HB 2090 and HB 1720, Governor Parson is planning a special session to pass permanent tax relief for all Missouri taxpayers and to extend the sunset on key agricultural tax credits.