Transform News

August 2010

Seven more MO counties to receive federal major disaster assistance
August 26, 2010 - Action means a total of 36 Missouri counties are now eligible for assistance in response to major disaster declaration for flooding and storms this summer
85 new jobs in Houston at national air medical service provider
August 26, 2010 - Missouri company that services 14 states to significantly expand operations in Texas County
37 new jobs created in Cuba at transformer manufacturer
August 26, 2010 - Meramec Electrical Products to utilize state incentives to help fund significant facility expansion, $5 million capital investment
Gov. Nixon details school construction projects financed by no-interest bonds
August 25, 2010 - Gov. Nixon detail construction and renovation projects for the Springfield School District.
$85 million investment to bring broadband to homes, businesses, institutions across northern MO
August 18, 2010 - BlueBird Media and United Electric Cooperative, partners in MoBroadbandNow initiative, will use Recovery Act funds to build middle-mile, last-mile networks to bring broadband to homes, businesses, schools, public safety agencies, hospitals
MO insurance director, other state regulators to examine practices of life insurance companies
August 18, 2010 - Insurance Director John M. Huff has been named to a national group seeking to ensure that consumers understand their options when receiving life insurance payouts
MO graduates taking ACT reaches all-time high
August 18, 2010 - A record 48,290 high school graduates took the ACT, representing 69 percent of this year’s class.
Major disaster declaration for MO counties hit by flooding & storms this summer granted by President Obama
August 17, 2010 - Declaration means federal government will reimburse 75 percent of eligible emergency response and recovery expenses associated with June and July flooding, severe storms and excessive rain
Nation’s first stimulus project opens to traffic in MO
August 16, 2010 - Traffic began flowing today over the nation's first project to begin construction under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Income guidelines set for child and adult day care food programs
August 16, 2010 - The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services today announced the new income guidelines for free and reduced-price meals served at child and adult day care centers in Missouri