Government

USDA Ag Census Forms Due Feb. 5
Forms for the 2017 U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Census of Agriculture are due Feb. 5. University of Missouri Extension economists urge farmers to complete the...
2018 Missouri Legislative Session Begins
Members gathered in the House Chamber Wednesday, January 3 as the 2018 legislative session officially began. The opening day activities were highlighted by a speech from...
Statement From House Speaker Todd Richardson on the Governor’s...
Speaker of the House Todd Richardson, R-Poplar Bluff, issued the following statement in response to Governor Eric Greitens’ State of the State Address: ¬¬“I believe the...
Capitol Perspectives: Evaluating Legislators
A statehouse journalism student recently asked me what criteria could be used to evaluate the effectiveness of legislators. ¬I responded it’s almost impossible to identify...
State Rep. Jean Evans Advocates for Legislation to Combat Human...
State Rep. Jean Evans has filed two bills and co-sponsored a third to provide new tools and resources in the fight against human trafficking. Evans said the problem has...
NECAC Awarded $340,000 In Home Rehabilitation Funding
North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) President and Chief Executive Officer Don Patrick has announced that the not-for-profit agency has been awarded $340,000 in...
Governor, Lawmakers Must Work Together to Fast-Track Funding Fix To...
Babies and children, including foster care youth, with severe medical disabilities are among those counting on Gov. Greitens and lawmakers to fast-track a funding solution...
Farm Bill Action Possible in Early 2018 if Congress Keeps Much of...
There’s an open window for passing a farm bill in early 2018, says Scott Brown, University of Missouri policy analyst. But potential passage gets tough by late spring....
Governor Looks to Rural Press to Connect With Rural Missourians
On December 6, 2017, Governor Eric Greitens and Press Secretary Parker Briden, invited Rural Press Outlets from all across Missouri, to attend a...

Economic Sales Tax Board Approves Four Applicants
The Economic Development Sales Tax Board established an Assistance Program in 2017. To qualify an application had to be submitted for the their approval and a...
The Monroe County Health Department Wants Your Input
The Monroe County Health Department wants your input! Please use the following link: https:// mnsu.co1.qualtrics.com/ jfe/form/SV_6FihNDch 9Kt03fD to complete a...
Missouri Supreme Court Recognizes Two 10th Circuit Judges for...
Missouri Chief Justice Zel. M. Fischer recently recognized 10th Circuit Judges David Mobley and Michael Wilson for participation in the judicial...

Auditor Galloway Releases Closeout Report on Highway 36 - I-72...
Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway recently released the closeout audit of the U.S. Highway 36-Interstate 72 Corridor Transportation Development District (TDD) located...
Monroe County Commission Miuntes
The Monroe County Commission met on Monday, November 6, pursuant to adjournment with Mike Minor, Presiding Commissioner and Associate Commissioners...

Paris and Madison Fire Units Deployed to Shelbina District Fire
Both Madison and Paris fire departments were called to help fight a house fire located 12 - 15 miles outside of Shelbina in Lentner on Monday,...

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