Unemployment

Missouri’s unemployment rate remains at 3.2% in latest jobs report

Missouri’s unemployment rate remained at 3.2 percent in February, while employment decreased slightly. This marks the 31st consecutive month in which Missouri’s unemployment rate has been lower than the corresponding U.S. rate, which was 3.8 percent in February. Missouri nonfarm payroll employment decreased slightly over the month. The seasonally adjusted jobs estimate was 2,898,600, down […]

Nicole Galloway Missouri State Auditor

Missouri State Auditor releases compilation of Criminal Activity Forfeiture Act seizure reports for 2018

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway recently released a compilation of property seizures made under Missouri’s Criminal Activity Forfeiture Act (CAFA) in 2018. The Auditor’s report shows law enforcement officials seized an estimated $9.1 million worth of property in 699 seizures. Those were increases from 2017 when law enforcement officials seized approximately $7 million worth of […]

Livingston County Sheriff Website

Investigations by Livingston County Sheriff’s Department lead to multiple arrests

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office has conducted multiple drug investigations this month. Those investigations included one near U. S. Highway 36 and LIV 255 last Thursday. Sheriff Steve Cox reports a free air search around a vehicle by Deputy Nicholas Leadbetter and K-9 Zaki and further investigation led to the seizure of a methamphetamine smoking […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department

Trenton man to be returned to Department of Corrections

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Trenton man Monday on an alleged parole violation of laws, association, drugs, and reporting and directives. Twenty-three-year-old Alexander Curtis is to be returned to the Department of Corrections. Court information shows he was originally charged with two counts of conspiracy of burglary and one count […]

Livingston County Library

Livingston County Library seeking circulation clerk for Children’s Department

The Livingston County Library has a part-time position available in the Children’s Department for a circulation clerk. Duties include circulation responsibilities, shelving duties, and great customer service. Direct experience with children and adults in a professional capacity is preferred. Good communication and computer skills are required. Availability for evening and alternating Saturdays are a must. […]

Missouri Department of Insurance

Over $16 million returned to Missouri consumers with the assistance of the Missouri Department of Insurance

Missouri consumers received an additional $16.2 million from their insurance companies in 2018, thanks to the work of the department’s Consumer Affairs Division and Market Conduct Section.  “One of our primary responsibilities is to protect Missouri consumers and ensure they are treated fairly by insurance companies,” said Chlora Lindley-Myers, Director of the Missouri Department of […]

Air Ambulance Bill of the month

Missourians face large bills, aggressive collection tactics from air ambulance transports

Missourians are frequently subjected to aggressive collection efforts by air ambulance providers totaling tens of thousands of dollars in a practice called balance billing, according to a detailed report released today by the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration (DIFP). To assess the scope of the problem, the DIFP initiated a data call for […]