State and Regional News

Governor announces $10 million in frant funding for jail maintenance, and improvements

Governor Mike Parson today announced the availability of up to $10 million in grant funding for maintenance and improvements to jails across the state.

Governor extends drought alert until March 1

Governor Mike Parson today issued Executive Order 22-07 extending Missouri’s drought alert until March 1, 2023, to address issues outlined by the state’s Drought Assessment Committee.

Governor announces Career and Technical Education Grants

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) has awarded several Missouri Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs with grant dollars to further support the important work that these programs do to ensure all Missouri students are prepared for success upon graduation and further contribute to developing Missouri’s workforce. One Rolla organization was among the winners.

Cybersecurity grant program announced

                  The Missouri Department of Public Safety announced the availability of up to $3.6 million in grant funding to assist local and state agencies manage and reduce systemic cybersecurity risks.

Public invited to discuss priority unfunded transportation needs

                  Missouri’s transportation system is a tremendous asset including 33,825 miles of roads and 10,387 bridges. The system ranks among the largest for any state in the nation. The Missouri Department of Transportation working with its statewide regional planning partners has identified $1 billion in annual unfunded needs. From the broader unfunded needs, MoDOT has developed a High Priority Unfunded Needs list to guide the development of projects into funded projects as state and federal transportation funds increase.