The Missouri Department of Economic Development has awarded $200,000 in Youth Opportunity Program (YOP) tax credits to College Bound St. Louis, a non-profit organization that enables low-income youth to prepare for and complete college.
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Today, Governor Mike Parson signed HB 397 and SB 514. Both bills fixed an oversight in the Affordable Care Act related to youth formerly in foster care. One of the most popular provisions of the Affordable Care Act is the ability for children to stay on their parents’ health insurance until they turn 26.
On Thursday, Governor Mike Parson signed 19 pieces of legislation into law, concluding bill signings for the 2019 legislative session.
Governor Mike Parson recently announced $1.3 million from the U.S. Department of Labor’s State Apprenticeship Expansion Grant will be used to help Missouri build on its already robust infrastructure of apprenticeship programs and opportunities across the state.
On July 11, Governor Mike Parson signed HB 397, a child protection bill which included “Nathan’s Law” to protect and strengthen the safety of young children receiving care and education in unlicensed, in-home child care providers. The law will go into effect on August 28.