Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

FEMA registration deadline has ended but help remains

The deadline for registering with FEMA for disaster assistance has passed, but that does not mean FEMA is leaving. The agency continues working with the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency on the recovery process for this year’s spring and summer severe storms and flooding.   Recovery officials encourage Missouri residents who registered for disaster assistance […]

Legal Assistance

Free legal assistance is available to elegible Missourians

Free legal assistance is available to Missourians who need help with disaster-related issues such as home repair contracts and contractors; life, medical and property insurance claims; FEMA applications and appealing FEMA decisions. Missouri residents can call 800-829-4128 to leave a message about legal issues arising from recently sustained damage from severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes […]

Robocalls

Audio: Attorney General announces partnership aimed at stopping illegal robocalls in Missouri

The Attorney General has announced a partnership aimed at stopping illegal robocalls in Missouri.     Missouri Attorney General Schmitt is teaming up with other state and federal agencies, along with the Federal Trade Commission to put an end to illegal robocalls in what they’ve dubbed “Operation Call it Quits.” Schmitt urges Missourians to report […]

Scam Alert

Trenton Police Department warning residents of “Grandparent Scam” and “Emergency Scam”

The Trenton Police Department advises that several residents have recently reported receiving calls involving the “Emergency” or “Grandparent Scam”. An “Emergency Scam” is someone receives a call, email, or social media message from a person claiming to be a family member in distress. The person may claim to have been arrested while traveling overseas or […]

House and car made of money

Audio: Deadline is December 31 for Missourians to get property taxes filed

December 31 is the deadline to get property taxes filed in Missouri. Better Business Bureau Regional Director Michelle Gleba says to check your internet connection, if you do the transactions online.     Real estate and personal property taxes are due by December 31 in Missouri. If you file online, the Better Business Bureau’s regional […]