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Missouri State Representative Jim Neely- Capitol Report – March 14, 2017

Missouri State Representative Jim Neely represents a portion of northeastern Clay County. For more information on our Opinion Section and why we post these updates please click here. House Approves Legislation to Put an End to Venue Shopping in Missouri (HB 460, HB 461, and HB 462) House members continued …

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Global packager growing, investing nearly $7 million in KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo.—The Missouri Department of Economic Development today announced that Multivac, a global leader in packaging solutions for food, medical, consumer and industrial products, will undergo a $6.9 million expansion of its U.S. headquarters in Kansas City where it expects to create up to 50 new jobs over the …

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Missouri Unemployment Rate Falls in December

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri’s unemployment rate for December fell to 4.4 percent, the lowest it’s been since July 2001, according to seasonally adjusted data released today by the Missouri Department of Economic Development. This is lower than the national average, which held at five percent for December. Following November’s …

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November Missouri Jobs Report Shows Small Decline in Unemployment Rate

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – According to seasonally adjusted data released by the Missouri Department of Economic Development, Missouri’s unemployment rate fell by three-tenths of a point in November to 4.7 percent, which is lower than the national average of 5 percent and the lowest state rate since April 2006. Missouri’s …

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DED Releases October 2015 Missouri Jobs Report

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – According to seasonally adjusted data released today by the Missouri Department of Economic Development, Missouri’s unemployment rate fell by three-tenths of a point in October to 5.0 percent, the lowest rate since April 2007. Missouri’s non-farm payroll employment also increased by 1,400 jobs over the month. …

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