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Law enforcement wrestles with marijuana roll outOpen in a New Window

The rollout of medical marijuana is causing local law enforcement agencies to wrestle with how to enforce Missouri’s newest constitutional amendment, given that no dispensaries are up and running, and the...

 

Bunge Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2019 ResultsOpen in a New Window

...services for distribution of these commodities to our customer markets through our port terminals and transportation assets (including trucks, railcars, barges and ocean vessels); and financial services and activities...

 

A change in Missouri term limits could be on November ballotOpen in a New Window

...approved a proposed constitutional amendment to limit the lieutenant governor, secretary of state, auditor and attorney general to being elected to two four-year terms. That would match term limits already...

 

Emergency levee repair may become easier to financeOpen in a New Window

...from the National Park Service is when we’re in there, we’re in there forever," said Paul Hassler , mayor of St. Genevieve. "They do everything with excellence, and I’m sure they’re going to do that here...

 

Springfield school busing eligibility is worst among state, regional peersOpen in a New Window

...schools, which draw students from all across the district. Currently, parents are responsible for transportation; Expand bus service at elementary schools by offering a ride to students who live at least 1...

 

Stalemate over St. Louis' freeholders leads Reed to offer optionsOpen in a New Window

...four-monthlong impasse on approving the city's delegation to the regional Board of Freeholders. He said Mayor Lyda Krewson could withdraw her nine appointees that were tabled by an aldermanic committee on Oct....

 

GOP lining up against Parson in fight over online sales taxesOpen in a New Window

GOP lining up against Parson in fight over online sales taxes A sweetheart of a deal! $3/3 months JEFFERSON CITY — Gov. Mike Parson’s fellow Republicans appear poised to scramble his plan to create...

 

Missouri House To Vote On Prescription Drug Monitoring Next WeekOpen in a New Window

...topics expected to be discussed in the Legislature include Hyperloop tube transportation, as well as eminent domain for power lines. This legislation deals specifically with the Grain Belt Express power line,...

 

Kansas City mayor starting pardon process for pot offensesOpen in a New Window

...campaign for office in 2019. He said he’d like to go further and remove marijuana from the code of municipal ordinances. Lucas said his office would post an application on its website next week so nonviolent...

 

Capitol Report: Great Northwest Day at the state capitolOpen in a New Window

...Missouri. The Great Northwest Day event conveys a unique regional, cooperative approach to communicate economic development successes and policy ideas with legislative leadership in Jefferson City. The event is...

 

Record: 2-14Open in a New Window

...Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Disaster Supplemental funds (from Missouri Department of Economic Development) and FBSC Service Agreement on Federal Cobra and/or HIPAA Portability Services Appendix...

 

Inside the United Way's new funding guidelinesOpen in a New Window

...Some of the needs identified by that study, called the Community Needs Assessment, include jobs, transportation, housing security and K-12 education. Nonprofits that address at least one of the 24 needs will...

 

Public invited to meeting on Bone HoleOpen in a New Window

...affiliation from Democrat … Government and Politics Park Hills talks Prop P The Park Hills City Council met for their January work session where one topic of discussion was the placement of a Proposition...

 

Missouri Department of Revenue accepting e-filed state tax returnsOpen in a New Window

...Go to the department’s “Miscellaneous Tax Credits” page for additional information. The Missouri Property Tax Credit Claim gives credit to certain senior citizens and 100 percent disabled individuals for...

 

Cole County R-5 asks voters to eliminate partial rollback waiverOpen in a New Window

...Superintendent Dawna Burrow said. In 1982, Proposition C was put into place as a 1-cent statewide sales tax to better fund school districts. This sales tax required districts to “roll back” operating levies...

 

Your Opinion: Increase state fuel tax, decrease federal fuel taxOpen in a New Window

...$80-90 million a year, the majority of which comes from the federal government, the Department of Transportation spends on “Multimodal Operations and Programs.” Do our state motor fuel taxes fund these expenditures?...

 

Tax Abatement Bill Draws Public RebukeOpen in a New Window

...be considered distressed. “I think it is inappropriate to subsidize a private business,” he said. Mayor Pat Fribis said following the public comments that some of what the board heard was inaccurate. The...

 

Plant Trees to Help Flooding Aftermath?Open in a New Window

...inequities from e-commerce shoppers not having to pay an online use tax that is the equivalent to an onsite sales tax. During 2018, a U.S. Supreme Court ruling determined states could require online retailers to...

 

Urging April 7 “Yes” Vote On Glendale’s Prop EOpen in a New Window

The Glendale Board of Aldermen recently proposed a modest property tax increase to fully fund the retirement pension for Glendale employees. This is a necessary part of the city’s plan to merge all employees...

 

“Corrupt & Just Plain Stupid”Open in a New Window

...consumption with wind-generated electricity. But the Missouri Landowners’ Alliance opposes the use of eminent domain, failing to come up with any better reason to oppose what seems like a slam-dunk of a good...

 

Many Honored At Heart Of The Community Awards DinnerOpen in a New Window

...basis in whatever capacity the church needed at the time. In the 70’s, Peters was hired by Shrewsbury Mayor Robert Wehner to serve as the Plumbing Inspector for the City of Shrewsbury, a position which Peters...

 

Four Corners Feb. 14, 2020Open in a New Window

...campaign for office in 2019. He said he’d like to go further and remove marijuana from the code of municipal ordinances. Lucas said his office would post an application on its website next week so nonviolent...

 

Kansans struggle without high-speed internetOpen in a New Window

...second. By comparison, Google Fiber offers speeds of up to 1,000 megabits (or 1 gigabit) in Kansas City. There are internet connections in Cottonwood Falls, population 858. But residents say what they get...

 

Springfieldians help Missouri rank No. 1 for complaining about potholesOpen in a New Window

...some duplicates and a public awareness campaign to promote use of the city's mobile app. Springfield City Council: Despite neighborhood opposition, Holland Avenue duplex development gets green light The study...

 

Four city manager finalists to visit JoplinOpen in a New Window

Four finalists for the position of Joplin city manager will come to town for discussions with the City Council and economic development leaders along with meeting the public. Two candidates are from ...

 

A Chicago firm is about to make its mark on South Philly's refinery siteOpen in a New Window

...Hospital, announced his plans to retire from the position this year. Local Business Five local medical marijuana dispensary licenses approved On Friday, the Department of Health and Senior Services...

 

Storied East Texas gangster hideout has a new ownerOpen in a New Window

...Hospital, announced his plans to retire from the position this year. Local Business Five local medical marijuana dispensary licenses approved On Friday, the Department of Health and Senior Services...

 

Liz Farmer: Cities and states offering cash, tax breaks to lure workersOpen in a New Window

...it has survived several attempts to divert the money to other uses. (Plus, Alaska has no income or sales tax.) _Cons: Even if you're a cold-weather-loving nature nut, Alaska is an expensive place to live....

 

Liz Farmer: Want a vibrant, growing city to call home? Follow the immigrantsOpen in a New Window

...or Ethiopia. These folks have more than $10 billion in total spending power and most work in transportation and warehousing; healthcare and social assistance; or administrative support. Those figures are...

 

Deadbeat customer St. Louis County clears $1.4 million in old invoices found stacked on file cabinetsOpen in a New Window

...in August. Political Fix Missouri attorney general says disclosing transcripts is illegal. Auditor disagrees, releases them "So is this transcript going to be kept confidential?" an attorney for...

 

New effort underway to regulate short-term home rentals in St. LouisOpen in a New Window

...in August. Political Fix Missouri attorney general says disclosing transcripts is illegal. Auditor disagrees, releases them "So is this transcript going to be kept confidential?" an attorney for...

 

Ex-Missouri governor's campaign fined $178K in ethics reviewOpen in a New Window

...'redlining' for 2008 collapse WASHINGTON (AP) — At the height of the 2008 economic collapse, then-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the elimination of a discriminatory housing practice known as “redlining” was...

 

Draft of bipartisan driverless car bill offered by House panelOpen in a New Window

...cybersecurity protections or simply those with automated features. The bill also asks the Department of Transportation to study how to educate consumers about what their automated cars can do. But it hasn't yet determined...

 

Apple store workers should be paid for time waiting to be searched, court rulesOpen in a New Window

...Hospital, announced his plans to retire from the position this year. Local Business Five local medical marijuana dispensary licenses approved On Friday, the Department of Health and Senior Services...

 

Liz Farmer: Mansion taxes — behind the rise in real estate transfer leviesOpen in a New Window

...rate for pricier homes and is just waiting on the state to approve it. Transfer taxes work like a sales tax on real estate transactions. Also called a deed, stamp or recording tax, the rate depends on what...

 

KCMO leaders discuss proposed $1.7B budget; some concerned over Zero Fare TransitOpen in a New Window

...leaders on Thursday began going through a proposed $1.734 billion budget for fiscal year 2020-21. As the City Council discussed the nearly 600-page budget at a business session, much of the attention centered...

 

KCMO approves no-fee application for marijuana conviction pardonsOpen in a New Window

...2020-02-13 19:26:23-05 Individuals convicted on a marijuana possession or paraphernalia charge at the municipal level won't have to pay an application fee when seeking a pardon after the Kansas City, Missouri...

 

Kansas City couple charged after more than 260 animals foundOpen in a New Window

...sweetheart of a deal! $3/3 months KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City couple was charged Thursday in municipal court with failing to adequately care for nearly 270 small animals seized from their duplex earlier...

 

Gun maker files for bankruptcy following Kansas City lawsuitOpen in a New Window

...trafficking created a public nuisance in Kansas City, which has one of America's highest homicide rates. Mayor Quinton Lucas said it's the first such lawsuit filed against the gun industry in more than 10 years....

 

Lucas’ first mayoral budget adds police, free buses; plugs hole at convention hotelOpen in a New Window

...positions to match a federal grant. The proposal does not account for a possible increase to the fire sales tax, which would yield the department more than $300 million over the next 15 years. Voters will...

 

Missouri couple accused of keeping autistic girl in cageOpen in a New Window

...originally filed in November 2016 by a southeastern Missouri peach farmer. Regional Kansas City mayor starting pardon process for pot offenses Quinton Lucas made the pardons part of his campaign for...

 

Parson resists Medicaid expansionOpen in a New Window

...-- whether they want to do that or if they want to give up something for that." Collecting online sales tax Another issue addressed by Parson was whether or not he would sign a measure that would begin...

 

“Meet and Greet” scheduled for final 4 Joplin City Manager candidatesOpen in a New Window

...PM by Site staff JOPLIN, Mo. – A public “meet and greet” is scheduled for the final four Joplin City Manager candidates. Residents can meet the following candidates on Feb. 24, at 11:10 a.m. in the Council...

 

Emergency levee repair may become easier to financeOpen in a New Window

...from the National Park Service is when we’re in there, we’re in there forever," said Paul Hassler , mayor of St. Genevieve. "They do everything with excellence, and I’m sure they’re going to do that here...

 

'Mic drop' as the Missouri legislature grapples with weed business licensing processOpen in a New Window

...Thursday Feb 13, 2020 at 4:59 PM As lawmakers on the Missouri House Oversight Committee prodded state medical marijuana czar Lyndall Fraker and his deputy director, Amy Moore, with pointed questions about the...

 

DED representatives speak at chamber luncheonOpen in a New Window

DED representatives speak at chamber luncheon {{featured_button_text}} Department of Economic Development Regional Manager Shad Burner (right) and Project Manager Sandra Cabot speak to the Madison...

 

Other Courts Fully FundedOpen in a New Window

...increase over the $4,360 budgeted in 2019. County funds go toward office supplies, equipment, transportation, books and publications, fuel, janitorial supplies, vehicles, memberships, mileage and other business...

 

Editorial: A free society cannot function without a vibrant professional pressOpen in a New Window

...it herself? Josh Hawley faces scrutiny for using official offices for campaign activities. State Auditor Nicole Galloway has her own questions to answer. Editorial Editorial: Trump sows division...

 

Editorial: Sinquefield political money was well washed, but that rotten smell remainsOpen in a New Window

...head up a unified city-county metropolitan government as envisioned under the Sinquefield-financed Better Together plan. But the crafty way this well-laundered money made it into Stenger’s campaign coffers...

 

University of Missouri adds health care initiativesOpen in a New Window

...said during the Marion County Extension Annual Meeting on Tuesday in Palmyra. A crowd of dozens of council members, family, friends and alumni from the University of Missouri gathered for a meal prepared...

 

Officials discuss impact of law enforcement sales tax; Town hall meetings announcedOpen in a New Window

...meeting on Thursday, Feb. 20 at 6 p.m. at the Downing Street Pour House in Hollister and at the Hollister City Council Meeting on Thursday, March 5 at 7 p.m. at the Hollister City Hall for anyone who cannot attend...

 

'Very, very dangerous path': GOP senators skeptical of Fed nominee Shelton after hearingOpen in a New Window

...Missouri Mental Health Center Employee of the Month for February. Local Business Five local medical marijuana dispensary licenses approved On Friday, the Department of Health and Senior Services...

 

Lucas budget wrestles with costly convention hotel dealsOpen in a New Window

...brace for the effect of the cuts. Although Lucas voted on the final version of the Loews deal as a council member, the early stages of the deal predated his tenure. “I hope that it’s a sign for us when we’re...

 

Traffic change at Tracker, Northview and U.S. 160 in NixaOpen in a New Window

...intersections, which means some road closures and shifts will impact drivers. The Missouri Department of Transportation announced traffic shifts at the intersection of Tracker Road and U.S. Highway 160, and at the...

 

Four finalists for Joplin city manager announced; public meet-and-greet setOpen in a New Window

The city of Joplin has announced four finalists for its open city manager position. The candidates will be introduced to the public over two days of sessions that include meeting with department heads,...

 

Rural broadband funding awarded in local countiesOpen in a New Window

...Missouri Mental Health Center Employee of the Month for February. Local Business Five local medical marijuana dispensary licenses approved On Friday, the Department of Health and Senior Services...

 

Missouri Ethics Commission fines Eric Greitens $178,000 for campaign finance violationsOpen in a New Window

...approved it. The House fulfilled a request from Attorney General Josh Hawley and approved a souped-up Sunshine Law. State 'Substantial' number of House Republicans have signed petition for special session,...

 

Missouri Ethics Commission fines Eric Greitens $178,000 for campaign finance violationsOpen in a New Window

...approved it. The House fulfilled a request from Attorney General Josh Hawley and approved a souped-up Sunshine Law. News 'Substantial' number of House Republicans have signed petition for special session,...

 

Missouri Ethics Commission fines Eric Greitens $178,000 for campaign finance violationsOpen in a New Window

...approved it. The House fulfilled a request from Attorney General Josh Hawley and approved a souped-up Sunshine Law. State News 'Substantial' number of House Republicans have signed petition for special...

 

US adds racketeering conspiracy charge against HuaweiOpen in a New Window

...Missouri Mental Health Center Employee of the Month for February. Local Business Five local medical marijuana dispensary licenses approved On Friday, the Department of Health and Senior Services...

 

Council tours water treatment plantOpen in a New Window

...say taste, odor issues are gone Buy Now On the left, Maryville Mayor Rachael Martin and City Council member Matt Johnson listen to George Hulet, Missouri Region Manager for PeopleService, right, during...

 

Southwest again delays expected return date for Boeing MaxOpen in a New Window

...2019, file photo workers walk near a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max airplane parked at Renton Municipal Airport in Renton, Wash. Southwest Airlines said Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, that it has taken the...

 

Missouri Ethics Commission fines Eric Greitens $178,000 for campaign finance violationsOpen in a New Window

...approved it. The House fulfilled a request from Attorney General Josh Hawley and approved a souped-up Sunshine Law. Online 'Substantial' number of House Republicans have signed petition for special session,...

 

STEVEN ROBERTS: The fresh and the tiredOpen in a New Window

...alone the White House. Despite surprisingly strong showings in both Iowa and New Hampshire, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, could struggle as the race turns to states where minority voters play much...

 

40 Under 40 2020: Brandt Stiles, Collegiate Development GroupOpen in a New Window

...What’s something people would be surprised to know about you? I really enjoy vegan food. Past: Auditor at PriceWaterhouseCoopers Present: Principal at Collegiate Development Group Future: I am currently...

 

Feral hog experts to lawmakers: 'You can't hunt your way out of this problem'Open in a New Window

Thursday Feb 13, 2020 at 11:31 AM By Austin Huguelet Springfield News-Leader JEFFERSON CITY — Government officials have taken a lot of heat of late for the way they’ve dealt with Missouri’s feral...

 

Feral hog experts to lawmakers: 'You can't hunt your way out of this problem'Open in a New Window

...of feral hogs wreaking havoc in the state. Austin Huguelet Springfield News-Leader JEFFERSON CITY — Government officials have taken a lot of heat of late for the way they’ve dealt with Missouri’s feral...

 

Kansas City mayor starting pardon process for pot offensesOpen in a New Window

AP wire Kansas City mayor starting pardon process for pot offenses Subscription sale! $3 for 3 months KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, says his office will begin next...

 

Kansas City mayor starting pardon process for pot offensesOpen in a New Window

Kansas City mayor starting pardon process for pot offenses Subscription sale! $3 for 3 months KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, says his office will begin next week the process...

 

2019 Cedar County Memorial Hospital highlightsOpen in a New Window

...Missouri Community Action Agency (WCMCAA) received a HRSA grant to focus on non-emergency medical transportation in an area that includes Cedar County. Cedar County Memorial Hospital was asked to have representation...

 

Kansas City mayor starting pardon process for pot offensesOpen in a New Window

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, says his office will begin next week the process of pardoning misdemeanor marijuana offenses. The Kansas City Star reports that Quinton Lucas...

 

Charges dropped in precedent setting marijuana caseOpen in a New Window

...such case Missouri in which a person was arrested for having marijuana while also having a valid medical marijuana card. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, the agency which oversees...

 

40 Under 40 2020: Jaimie Mansfield, Armstrong TeasdaleOpen in a New Window

...across the country. Her most recent achievements include a near-90% success rate to date in securing medical marijuana licenses for firm clients from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services; the...

 

Audrain Sherriff’s Office focuses on domestic violenceOpen in a New Window

...that were never there before. We have a good working relationship now. I can call Chief Benjamin or City Administrator Berry any day of the week.” One of the areas Oller is most proud of is the department’s...

 

Viasat teams with fuboTV to offer sports video streaming at 35,000 feetOpen in a New Window

...director of Clinical Services, was promoted to Quality Assurance nu… Local Business Five local medical marijuana dispensary licenses approved On Friday, the Department of Health and Senior Services...

 

Proposed use tax ‘levels the playing...Open in a New Window

...charged and collected for those municipalities. Missouri is one of only two states without the ‘Wayfair tax’ Online sales tax collection has been a hotly debated subject for the past few years. Currently,...

 

Cedar Co. Sheriff gets 3rd grant from state to purchase safety equipment for deputiesOpen in a New Window

...Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance has been awarded to 106 law enforcement agencies, including municipal police departments, county sheriffs, public university police departments, and state law enforcement...

 

Missouri governor appoints PAC donor to university postOpen in a New Window

...in August. Political Fix Missouri attorney general says disclosing transcripts is illegal. Auditor disagrees, releases them "So is this transcript going to be kept confidential?" an attorney for...

 

Board Backs Lot SalesOpen in a New Window

...Industrial Park were supported by the Washington Planning and Zoning Commission. Monday night, the city’s plan board unanimously supported selling lots 12, 21, 22 and 23 at the industrial park. The board’s...

 

Community mover and shaker says heartfelt goodbye to MarshfieldOpen in a New Window

Sheri Benson, wife of city administrator John Benson, has served her community through various projects. While in Marshfield, Sheri helped initiate the community gardens project. Sheri received seeds...

 

Chicago's Chinatown takes a hit as coronavirus fears keep customers away. Business is down as much as 50% at some restaurantsOpen in a New Window

...director of Clinical Services, was promoted to Quality Assurance nu… Local Business Five local medical marijuana dispensary licenses approved On Friday, the Department of Health and Senior Services...

 

Real estate Q&A: How can I make sure my daughter keeps my house after I die?Open in a New Window

...director of Clinical Services, was promoted to Quality Assurance nu… Local Business Five local medical marijuana dispensary licenses approved On Friday, the Department of Health and Senior Services...

 

Activist investor wants outside review of Comcast's 'failures to prevent workplace sexual harassment'Open in a New Window

...director of Clinical Services, was promoted to Quality Assurance nu… Local Business Five local medical marijuana dispensary licenses approved On Friday, the Department of Health and Senior Services...

 

Parson names two to Board of CuratorsOpen in a New Window

...governor in 2016. Since then, her only contribution to a Democrat was $300 given in 2017 to State Auditor Nicole Galloway's re-election campaign. Hobereck and Wenneker must be confirmed by the Missouri...

 

Old Famous-Barr site ideal for hotel in University City, consultant saysOpen in a New Window

...hotel in University City. Daniel McCoy, with contractor HVS/Hospitality Valuation Services, told the City Council on Monday that the “strongest site” for a new hotel — based on transportation access, proximity...

 

'PLAY IT FORWARD' RECEIVES DONATIONOpen in a New Window

...the drive. News NEW LEADER With the untimely passing of Mayor Wit Ledbetter, the Farmington City Council met Thursday evening to select a president of the Board of Alder… News TAKE A GUESS...

 

THIS MONTH'S BUSINESS & COMMUNITY LUNCHEONOpen in a New Window

...the drive. News NEW LEADER With the untimely passing of Mayor Wit Ledbetter, the Farmington City Council met Thursday evening to select a president of the Board of Alder… News TAKE A GUESS...

 

STUDENT COUNCIL HOLDS 'SOUPER BOWL' FOR FOOD PANTRYOpen in a New Window

...the drive. News NEW LEADER With the untimely passing of Mayor Wit Ledbetter, the Farmington City Council met Thursday evening to select a president of the Board of Alder… News TAKE A GUESS...

 

Four candidates running for Dora school...Open in a New Window

...This week the Times is publishing “profiles” of the four candidates running in the April 7 general municipal election for the three seats coming open on the Dora R-III School District Board of Education. Candidate...

 

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