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Corporate Apportionment laws may help provide the ‘stable, business friendly environment’ Amazon wants

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As the deadline quickly approaches for cities across the U.S. and Canada to submit their applications for consideration for the new Amazon headquarters, many are looking inwards to assess Amazon’s...

Commissioners say Missouri is falling behind in reimbursing counties for jail per diems

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri’s prisons have been a focus over the past year, as lawmakers expressed their concerns about the rising cost of legal settlements coming from the Missouri Department of Corrections. The...

Missouri State University sets another fall enrollment record

Missouri State University sets another fall enrollment record

Records also set for number of graduate students and underrepresented students. SPRINGFIELD ― Missouri State University is buzzing this year. There are more students than ever before on the Springfield campus and throughout the...

Cut Taxes, Help the Economy

Cut Taxes, Help the Economy

By David Overfelt, Missouri Retailers Association This summer, President Trump came to Springfield, Missouri to give Congress a simple message: The tax code is holding Americans back. He’s right. The best way to start...

Beatty: Despite GOP promise, no progress on restoring in-home care cuts

Beatty: Despite GOP promise, no progress on restoring in-home care cuts

“One week ago, House Republicans blocked a Democratic effort to override the governor’s veto of legislation to preserve in-home and nursing home care for about 8,000 disabled and elderly Missourians, with many Republicans who...

Rep. Walker and House Democrats call for the reauthorization of CHIP

Rep. Walker and House Democrats call for the reauthorization of CHIP

CHIP funding needed to provide Missouri children with health insurance JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – State. Rep. Cora Faith Walker, D-Ferguson, along with a number of House Democrats sent a letter today urging Missouri’s United...

Little-known provision in Uber bill releases non-emergency medical transportation from burdensome regulations

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Transportation networking companies scored a major victory with the passage of HB 130, better known as the Uber bill, during the past legislative session. But a little-known component of the...