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Hepatitis A case identified in Poplar Bluff, Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) A case of hepatitis A has been identified in a food handler that worked while potentially contagious at Huddle House in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. The restaurant, in conjunction with the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services and Butler County Health Department, is investigating and is taking necessary control measures to … Continue reading Hepatitis A case identified in Poplar Bluff, Missouri

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft today announced two initiative petitions

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft today announced two initiative petitions relating to the election of judges which met state standards for circulation. The official ballot title for Petition 2018-317 reads: Do you want to amend the Missouri Constitution to provide that: supreme court and court of appeals (appellate court) judges shall … Continue reading Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft today announced two initiative petitions

Missouri Senator Jamilah Nasheed to Present Human Trafficking Bill in Committee

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Missouri State Senator Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, announced that she will be presenting legislation relating to human trafficking before the Senate Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee on January 22, 2018. The hearing is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. in the Senate Lounge. Senate Bill 792 would allow those who were … Continue reading Missouri Senator Jamilah Nasheed to Present Human Trafficking Bill in Committee

Missouri Governor Greitens Announces More Government Vehicle Reductions, Taxpayer Dollars Saved

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Today, Missouri Governor Eric Greitens announced that more government cars are being reduced, saving $2.2 million in taxpayer money. “We found another 86 government cars that weren’t needed, and we’re getting rid of them! $2.2 million of your tax dollars saved. It’s amazing what can be accomplished with some common sense. … Continue reading Missouri Governor Greitens Announces More Government Vehicle Reductions, Taxpayer Dollars Saved

Bill supported by Missouri Auditor Galloway levels playing field for taxpayers

Legislation from Representative Lauren Arthur addresses glaring inequity found in recent audit on timeliness of Missouri income tax refunds JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Demanding that Missouri taxpayers be given a level playing field, State Auditor Nicole Galloway today said she supports legislation requiring the state to pay the same interest rate on late income tax … Continue reading Bill supported by Missouri Auditor Galloway levels playing field for taxpayers

Missouri Dept of Economic Development prioritizes applicants to tackle the opioid crisis

Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) prioritizes applicants to tackle the opioid crisis through the Neighborhood Assistance Program JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) awarded $810,452 through the Neighborhood Assistance Program to five organizations helping to fight opioid misuse in Missouri. The decision was part of the statewide effort to … Continue reading Missouri Dept of Economic Development prioritizes applicants to tackle the opioid crisis