State and Regional News

Department of Social Services launches new, simplified website design

JEFFERSON CITY, MO—The Department of Social Services’ home page now has a new look to help the public better connect to the information and services they need. The website redesign focuses on simplicity, customer experience, and direct access to frequently requested information.

State of Missouri team members compete in second cycle of the Show Me Challenge, pitch ideas for improved governance

JEFFERSON CITY – Today, the State of Missouri announced the winners of the second cycle of the Show Me Challenge. Last Friday, nine teams with members from nine different executive departments competed by presenting their ideas to improve state government to a panel of the state’s senior leaders.

Governor concludes first trade mission

Governor Mike Parson has concluded his first European Trade Mission. Aligning with the administration’s focus on workforce and economic development, the overall goal of the mission was to thank our current investors, engage with international leaders, and encourage new investment in the state.

Celebrate safely during the Fourth of July weekend

    Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, is encouraging Missouri’s travelers to make smart choices for a safe July Fourth holiday. Many people will travel somewhere to enjoy the wide variety of recreational opportunities in our state. No matter what you plan for the long weekend, you can choose to follow all Missouri traffic and boating laws.