State and Regional News

State sees significant increase in October 2019 General Revenue collections

Today, the state released its October 2019 General Revenue Report, showing that net general revenue collections for October increased 10.2 percent from October 2018. Net general revenue collections grew from $598.4 million last year to $659.6 million this year.

Governor launches inaugural broadband grant program

Today, Governor Parson and the Departments of Economic Development and Agriculture announced the launch of the state’s broadband grant program, which will award $5 million to bring high speed internet to Missourians across the state.

Use extra hour this weekend to test smoke alarms and change batteries

State Fire Marshal Tim Bean encourages Missourians to take advantage of the hour they will gain this weekend as clocks “fall back” and test smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, change alarm batteries and practice their family fire escape plans.