State and Regional News

Highway safety even more important during pandemic

In these trying times of the coronavirus pandemic, the emergency room is the last place you want to find yourself. That’s why the Missouri Department of Transportation is sending a strong message that now, more than ever, it’s vitally important to drive safely and obey the rules of the road.  

Blunt announces Missouri will receive an additional $3.9 Million for Coronavirus response

On Monday, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (Labor/HHS), announced that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide an additional $3.9 million in funding for Missouri’s coronavirus response efforts.

Governor signs Executive Order 20-08 regarding notary public in response to COVID-19

At today’s press briefing, Governor Mike Parson announced he has signed Executive Order 20-08 suspending a statutory requirement that a notary public must conduct the notarization of official documents while the signer appears personally in front of him or her.

$13.6 million in CDBG funds announced for Missouri COVID-19 response efforts

The Missouri Department of Economic Development announced today that it will receive $13.6 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) to support Missouri’s COVID-19 response efforts.