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Missouri State Auditor finds a lack of transparency in how Jackson County spent taxpayer dollars

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway released an audit of Jackson County government that found a lack of transparency in how the county spent millions of taxpayer dollars on legal, lobbying, and other professional services. The audit identified $2.7 million in contracts that were not competitively bid and another $1.3 million in contracts that went years […]

Missouri Day Festival

Officials release statement on Missouri Days Marching Festival

Officials of the Missouri Days Marching Festival today released a statement regarding plans for the upcoming Marching Band Festival. “2020 has proven difficult to plan anything. While there are many unknowns, we are continually planning for the 2020 Missouri Days Marching Festival. This festival has always put students first. 2020 is nothing different. We fully […]

Medical Marijuana

Online application process to open early for qualifying medical marijuana patients and caregivers

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Section for Medical Marijuana Regulation is pleased to announce that systems are in place to begin accepting applications for patient and caregivers on June 28, six days ahead of the July 4 deadline set by Article XIV of the Constitution. Patients and caregivers must visit medicalmarijuana.mo.gov to […]

Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri

Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri to hold annual meeting

The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri, Incorporated’s Eighth Annual Meeting will feature a Northwest Missouri native. Radio host, author, and farmer Andrew McCrea will speak at the “Rethinking Small Town America” event at the Stoney Creek Inn of Saint Joseph February 22nd. Doors will open at 8:15 that morning with breakfast at 8:30 and the […]

Missouri Representative Jay Houghton

Audio: State Representative Jay Houghton discusses Missouri Department of Agriculture funding

(Missourinet) – A longtime state lawmaker who serves on a Missouri legislative committee examining Missouri Department of Agriculture funding levels says some department divisions need fee increases, while others don’t. Martinsburg GOP State Representative Jay Houghton serves on the Joint Committee on Review of the Plant Industries Division.     MDA officials have provided the […]

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Audio: Missouri House will discuss transportation after the legislative Spring break

The Missouri House will tackle the transportation issue when they return from spring break. Brian Hauswirth with the Missourinet has this report.     Republicans control the Missouri House 115-47. There are two main House GOP proposals to provide funding for Missouri’s deteriorating roads and bridges. House Speaker Pro Tem Elijah Haahr’s tax legislation would […]