Medicaid Expansion

Missouri lawmakers to hear testimony on Medicaid expansion and tax credits

Missouri lawmakers will hear testimony on Tuesday in Jefferson City about potential impacts on the state budget if voters approve Medicaid expansion in August. Medicaid, which is officially called MO HealthNet in Missouri, is a federal and state program that assists with medical costs for residents with limited incomes. Missouri voters will cast ballots on […]

Scholarship

Chillicothe High School graduate receives STEM Signing Day scholarship

The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry recognized 25 students from the state for committing to further their education in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math Friday, June 26th. The Second Annual Missouri STEM Signing Day Award Ceremony was streamed on the Missouri Chamber’s Facebook page. Each student received a $1,000 scholarship and […]

Missouri Chamber of Commerce

Missouri Chamber calls on governor to deal with ‘opportunistic COVID-19 lawsuits’

The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry wants Gov. Mike Parson to call a special session to put an end to “opportunistic COVID-19 lawsuits”. In a press release, the Chamber says coronavirus liability is an emerging problem in Missouri involving those who believe they might have contracted the virus at a business and wants to […]

Calamity Jane Days

Calamity Jane Days in Princeton set to kickoff on Saturday

Twelve contestants will participate in the Miss Calamity Jane Pageant in Princeton on Saturday. The event will be held at the Princeton United Methodist Church at 7 o’clock that night. Contestants are Livi Binkley, Kyla Coffman, Raynah Collins, Jillian Finney, Jaysa Goodin, Becca Kile, Hannah King, Jarica Nelson, Alyssa Olson, Jaden Purdun, Cailynn Stokley, and […]

Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri

Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri announces Louise Williams Wellborn Memorial Scholarship

As a new school year begins, the Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri is honored to announce the establishment of the Louise Williams Welborn Memorial Scholarship to a graduating senior at Trenton High School. A 1967 graduate of THS, Louise was the Senior Philanthropic Advisor at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation at the time of […]

Chillicothe sophomore attends Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Leadership in Practice Student Forum

A Chillicothe High School sophomore attended the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Leadership in Practice Student Forum. Chillicothe High School professional staff and the Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce nominated Carter Allen to attend, and the Chamber sponsored him. Allen was among more than 110 youth selected from schools in the state to participate […]

Major Malik A. Henderson

Colonel Malik Henderson promoted to Assistant Superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol

The Superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces the following promotion effective March 20, 2019. Major Malik A. Henderson has been promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel, where he will serve as the assistant superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol. In addition to acting in the superintendent’s absence and at his request, […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

NCMC Board of Trustees approves IT purchases and new hires

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approved information technology purchases at its meeting Tuesday night. One of the IT purchases was cybersecurity protection through Network Technology Partners of Saint Louis for $54,000 annually and a one-time setup fee of $12,500. It was the lowest of two bids for the services. The services included […]

Minimum Wage

Audio: Efforts to raise Missouri’s minimum wage on ballot in November general election

(Missourinet) – Business owners supporting a ballot measure to raise Missouri’s minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2023 are speaking out. Stacy Jurado-Miller heads the Vecino  Group in Springfield, which is a real estate development firm that specializes in low-income housing. She says taxpayers end up footing the bill for workers with low paying […]