State and Regional News

Department of Economic Development seeks public feedback on plan for spending $41 million in disaster mitigation funds

• Virtual webinars & phone conferences scheduled for Wednesday, March 25th
JEFFERSON CITY – Following state and federal guidance on public gatherings, the Department of Economic Development (DED) has transitioned their in-person public hearings for CDBG-MIT to virtual webinars and phone conferences.

Current MO HealthNet and Child Care Subsidy recipients get benefits extended

For the past several weeks the Department of Social Services (DSS) has been in close contact with the Governor’s Office, and the Departments of Health and Senior Services and Mental Health to determine how best to respond to the constantly evolving COVID-19 pandemic. The Department of Social Services takes very seriously its responsibility to serve Missouri’s most vulnerable citizens during this time. Today, the department announces the following temporary policy changes:

Troop I announces some driver license testing locations closed temporarily

Captain Eddie A. Blaylock, commanding officer of Troop I, announces that some remote driver examination locations in Troop I will be temporarily closed. The driver’s license testing sites scheduled in Cuba, Missouri, Salem, Missouri, and Vienna, Missouri, are closed through April 1, 2020. Please visit the Patrol website to determine the nearest open testing location: