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Missouri State Representative Kevin Corlew – Capitol Report – March 11th, 2017

Missouri State Representative Kevin Corlew represents Missouri House district 14. Most of Representative Corlew’s district is in Platte County, but a small portion of it extends into Clay County. For more information on our Opinion Section and why we publish these newsletters from elected officials please click here. House Approves …

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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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Broken state advocacy board fails small business owners, Auditor Galloway says

Audit finds Small Business Regulatory Fairness Board does not meet obligations due to vacancies, inadequate support  Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway recently released her audit of the Small Business Regulatory Fairness Board. The board was created to serve as an advocate for small businesses across Missouri but has been plagued …

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Missouri Reaches $300 Million Trade Agreement with Peru to Boost Exports, Gov. Nixon Announces

Governor Jay Nixon The Northland News

Lima, Peru – Gov. Jay Nixon today announced that the State of Missouri has signed a $300 million bi-lateral agreement with Peru. This marks the second trade agreement reached by the Governor during this week’s trade mission to emerging economies in South America. On Tuesday, Gov. Nixon announced a $750 …

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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

Missouri Unemployment

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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Auditor Galloway announces audit of Missouri Small Business Regulatory Fairness Board

Missouri State Auditor

Dysfunction hampers board’s representation of small businesses JEFFERSON CITY, MO-Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today announced an audit of the Missouri Small Business Regulatory Fairness Board. The board issued its required annual report last week, which describes an organization operating on a “sub-par level,” unable to meet its statutorily required …

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Global Plastics Company Makes KC Its Manufacturing Hub and Brings 110 New Jobs

Governor Jay Nixon The Northland News

Governor Jay Nixon is the 55th Governor of the state of Missouri. His second term ends in 2016. This is a press release from his office about the expansion of Logoplaste in Kansas City. Logoplaste to move its research & development plastic operations to Kansas City Today, Gov. Jay Nixon announced that Portuguese-based …

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November Missouri Jobs Report Shows Small Decline in Unemployment Rate

november missouri jobs report

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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