State and Regional News

Governor Parson proclaims November Adoption Awareness Month

Governor Mike Parson signed a proclamation designating November Adoption Awareness Month in Missouri to encourage all Missourians to learn more about the need for adoptive families and how to best support the youth awaiting adoption.

State of Missouri announces cybersecurity grant program to assist local and state agencies

The Missouri Department of Public Safety today announced the availability of up to $3.6 million in grant funding to assist local and state agencies manage and reduce systemic cybersecurity risks. The Missouri State and Local Cybersecurity Grant Program (SLCGP) is a competitive grant with individual awards of up to $200,000 to support cybersecurity activities. Interested applicants must apply by the Dec. 16, 2022 deadline.

Delegates to Silver Haired Legislature choose their top priorities for 2023

                  The 49th Annual Conference of the Silver Haired Legislature took place in Jefferson City on October 18, 19 and 20, 2022. The delegates in attendance chose their top five Priorities and formulated plans to advocate for senior issues during the coming legislative session.

Be a courteous, attentive driver this Thanksgiving holiday

                  Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, reminds everyone there will be an increase in traffic over the Thanksgiving holiday. Drivers should remain alert to changes along their normal route. Regardless of traffic patterns, safety should remain a priority.