Missouri continues to see record numbers of new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. With Thanksgiving just a few weeks away, the CDC and public health experts with the One for All Missouri campaign are urging families to plan for a safe Thanksgiving and do everything possible to stop the spread before the holiday.
State and Regional News
Missouri State Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick is encouraging Missourians to search the Unclaimed Property database for unclaimed military medals and insignia. The Treasurer’s Office currently holds 233 military medals and insignia including five purple hearts, four bronze stars, and 90 other service medals.
Today, Governor Mike Parson expanded his call to special session to include a new bill regarding COVID-19 liability.
The proposed legislation provides liability protection relating to a declared state of emergency for health care providers, manufacturers, businesses, schools, churches, and nonprofit organizations, among others.
Today, Governor Mike Parson, the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) announced modifications to Missouri’s K-12 school reopening and operating guidance.
Effective January 1, 2021, Missouri employers will see a reduction in their unemployment insurance (UI) taxes due to a decrease in Missouri’s UI taxable wage base (TWB). For Missouri employers, the TWB will decrease $500 (from $11,500 to $11,000) as of January 1, 2021.