State and Regional News

Humanitarian Jobs Grant will offer employment during COVID-19 Recovery

The Missouri Department of Higher Education & Workforce Development will receive an emergency $1.33 million grant for COVID-19 Disaster Recovery from the U.S. Department of Labor. The Humanitarian Jobs Grant will create temporary employment opportunities to assist in Missouri’s COVID-19 recovery efforts.

Census Bureau to deliver 2020 Census questionnaires

    The U.S. Census Bureau, in coordination with federal, state and local health officials, will begin to drop off 2020 Census questionnaire packets at front doors of households in Missouri beginning the week of  May 11. This is done in areas where the majority of households do not receive mail at their physical address. The Census Bureau began hand-delivering census materials on March 15, but suspended all fieldwork for this operation on March 18 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

State treasurer reminds Missourians to enter $100,000 MO Money Sweepstakes

Missouri State Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick is reminding Missourians to enter the MO Money Sweepstakes before June 4. The sweepstakes will give away $100,000 in MOST 529 contributions, with the first drawing this Friday, May 15, and the final drawing June 4.