Disaster Declaration

President Trump approves Governor Parson’s request for major disaster declaration for Missouri

Governor Mike Parson has announced that President Donald Trump has approved his request for a major disaster declaration to help local governments and nonprofit agencies in 13 Missouri counties recover from devastating flooding and severe storms that occurred from March 11 to April 16. The declaration makes federal assistance available for the repair of damaged […]

Governor Mike Parson

Governor Parson Requests Federal Disaster Declaration in Response to Flooding

Governor Mike Parson on Wednesday requested that President Donald Trump approve a major disaster declaration for Missouri to provide federal assistance to a total of 13 counties in response to devastating flooding that began March 11. The Governor said he expects the request to be expanded to include additional counties once floodwaters recede and full damage assessments can be […]

President Donald Trump

Audio: Columbia officials release parking plans for President Trump’s Thursday evening rally

City officials say people attending Thursday evening’s rally with President Donald Trump at Columbia Regional Airport will NOT be permitted to park in any airport parking lot. Columbia spokesman Steven Sapp tells Missourinet rally participants can park at the Cartwright Business and Technology Park, which is at Highway 63 and Route H.     Sapp […]

Infrastructure

Aging infrastructure challenges Missouri cities

Roads, bridges, and water systems are part of the backbone of Missouri cities, and the challenge of governments across the state is how to maintain that infrastructure. It was one of the topics recently discussed at the 86th annual U.S. Conference of Mayors in Boston where St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson attended to share ideas […]

Foster Adopt Connect

Local organization could see benefits from U.S. spending bill

The Adoption and Legal Incentive Payments Program received $75,000,000 in funding from the United States Spending Bill President Donald Trump signed Friday. The U. S. Senate also increased the program’s proposed funding by about $37,000,000, which nearly doubled the funding that is a piece of the federal government’s effort to encourage and support states in […]