Category: Press Release – Government

Hawley to file motion against Backpage, citing new revelations

Hawley to file motion against Backpage, citing new revelations

ST. LOUIS – Attorney General Josh Hawley filed court documents in St. Louis today with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri which contain explosive new revelations about Backpage.com’s involvement in...

Peters: “Let Those with Eyes and Hearts See for Themselves”

Peters: “Let Those with Eyes and Hearts See for Themselves”

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – State Representative Joshua Peters, D-76th District, who has requested State intervention at the St. Louis workhouse to remedy unsafe and unsanitary conditions, is now demanding that the city show “real...

Department of Economic Development leads efforts to cut red tape for Missouri businesses

Department of Economic Development leads efforts to cut red tape for Missouri businesses

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — In response to Governor Eric Greitens’ call for state government to review the more than 113,000 regulatory requirements that are currently on state books, the Missouri Department of Economic Development...

Missouri receives high marks for fiscal solvency in new study

Missouri receives high marks for fiscal solvency in new study

State Treasurer Eric Schmitt says state is in good fiscal health but needs to plan ahead JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri is in a strong fiscal condition according to a new study conducted by...

DED releases June 2017 Jobs Report

DED releases June 2017 Jobs Report

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – According to seasonally adjusted data released today by the Missouri Department of Economic Development, the state’s unemployment rate for June edged down a tenth of a point to 3.8 percent....

Missouri Insurance Department returns over $4 million to Missourians in first half of 2017 and releases Consumer Complaint Index

Missouri Insurance Department returns over $4 million to Missourians in first half of 2017 and releases Consumer Complaint Index

Jefferson City, Mo- The Missouri Department of Insurance helped consumers who filed complaints against their insurance company receive an additional $4 million in claim payments in the first half of 2017. “Our consumer affairs...

Parson applauds Task Force on productivity

Parson applauds Task Force on productivity

Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson has commended the Governor’s Boards and Commissions Task Force on a productive second meeting. The Task Force met this week to hear testimony from the departments of Agriculture, Corrections, Economic...