Trooper Matthew Neely awarded Medal of Valor by Governor Parson

Governor awards Missouri Public Safety Medals to first responders and civilians for heroic actions in 2018

Governor Mike Parson awarded Missouri Public Safety Medals to a total of 18 first responders and 6 civilians for heroic and life-saving actions in 2018. The awards are the state’s highest recognition for first responders working as individuals and as members of teams during critical incidents. The civilians were honored for taking on extreme risks […]

Eric Schmidt Missouri FIRST Initiative

Missouri FIRST initiative results in 136% increase in agriculture investments

State Treasurer Eric Schmitt has announced his Missouri FIRST initiative has increased agriculture investments through the state’s linked deposit program by 136%. Since the launch of Missouri FIRST in March, the total volume of active agriculture linked deposits has risen from $29.3 million to $69.3 million. Schmitt will visit the State Fair in Sedalia today […]

Crowded field of candidates seeking Missouri first congressional seat in Tuesday primary

(Missourinet) – A crowded field of candidates is running for a St. Louis area congressional seat. Alisa Nelson with the  Missourinet files this report.     Eight people are seeking Missouri’s first congressional seat currently held by Democratic Congressman Lacy Clay. He is seeking his tenth term in the U.S. House. Clay’s heavily Democratic district […]

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$10 million in new small business and agriculture investments announced through Missouri FIRST initiative

Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt today joined Mid-Missouri small business, economic development and agriculture leaders at the Columbia Chamber of Commerce to announce he has approved $10.4 million in new small business and agriculture investments through his Missouri FIRST initiative. Missouri FIRST (Financing Investment in our Rural, Small Business, and Technology communities) allows Schmitt to […]

Missouri FIRST

New initiative to increase help for small businesses and farmers in Missouri

A new initiative in Missouri is offering small businesses and agricultural operations better opportunities to expand.  Thursday State Treasurer Eric Schmitt joined business and finance leaders in downtown St. Louis to launch the Missouri FIRST program.      Missouri FIRST which stands for Financing Investment in our Rural, Small Business and Technology communities, revamps the […]