State lawmakers call on Board of Education to ‘abandon efforts’ to oust Commissioner

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The hits keep coming as more and more lawmaker and officials express their displeasure with the attempt by Gov. Eric...

Walmart, GM, and more ask lawmakers to consider Missouri Energy Freedom Act

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Several large companies are asking the Missouri General Assembly to consider free markets and consumer choice as a way to...

House committee hears three bills legalizing sports betting

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri General Assembly is looking for the right mechanism to establish legalized sports wagering in the Show-Me State, and...

Bootheel jobs bill heads to Governor’s desk after Senate passes HB 1 unchanged

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – An extraordinary session came to an end on Friday, as the Senate passed a utility bill aiming to help bring...

Wind energy picking up momentum in Northwest Missouri

MARYVILLE, Mo. – Northwest Missouri is soon to be home to a new energy farm as the wind industry continues picking up momentum. Tenaska, a...

Senate committee hears Berry’s utility bill as House holds Senate version on standby

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – It’s been nearly a decade since a bill dealing with utilities passed through the Missouri General Assembly, according to Rep....

This Week in the Missouri PSC: Sept. 5, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The latest meeting of the Missouri Public Service Commission took little time to decide on three orders, especially since Chairman...
Soybean field in Hurdland, Missouri (ALISHA SHURR/THE MISSOURI TIMES).

Report finds Missouri loses millions in economic activity with drop in soybean prices

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — For every 10-cent drop in soybean prices, the Show-Me State loses more than $36 million in economic activity, a new analysis...

Treasurer Schmitt launches new website to track state’s economic performance

State Treasurer Eric Schmitt launches MissouriDashboard.com for citizens to track state’s economic performance JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Finding updated information about Missouri’s economy just got a...

Show-Me State gets a C- in 2018 infrastructure report card

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A new report card grading Missouri’s infrastructure is not pulling any punches. The 2018 Report Card for Missouri’s Infrastructure gives the...

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