Transform News

October 2010

Dept of Ag will use $500,000 federal grant to work with animal health experts on plan to recruit, train veterinarians in rural areas
October 29, 2010 - Partnership with USDA, leaders in animal health science will develop a plan to address national shortage of large-animal veterinarians and technicians
MO receives another $4.1 M for high speed rail development
October 29, 2010 - The Missouri Department of Transportation has received two High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail Program grants totaling $4.1 million from the Federal Railroad Administration
Three MO airports receive grants for marketing
October 29, 2010 - A $210,000 federal grant awarded to the Missouri Department of Transportation this week will help marketing efforts take off at three Missouri regional airports
Share the Harvest capacity will jump to 10,000 deer this year
October 28, 2010 - Partnership between Gov. Nixon, Conservation Department, Conservation Federation and local food banks will make donating deer easier, cheaper than ever
Liberty Mutual Group to add 100 jobs, invest $3 million in St. Louis County
October 27, 2010 - Gov. Jay Nixon today announced that Liberty Mutual Group and its national subsidiary Safeco Insurance will create 100 new jobs in St. Louis County and invest $3 million into the local economy.
Ste. Genevieve school district construction project financed by state no-interest bonds
October 1, 2010 - District taxpayers will save nearly $3 million in interest, thanks to Qualified School Construction Bonds awarded by the state
Applications being accepted for Dairy Business Planning Grant
October 1, 2010 - The Missouri Agricultural and Small Business Development Authority (MASBDA) is now accepting applications for the Dairy Business Planning Grant Program
$500,000 state grant allows Perryville manufacturer to expand and create 50 jobs
October 1, 2010 - Gov. Nixon comes to TG Missouri Corp. to detail how grant will aid city in completing public infrastructure improvements needed to facilitate expansion
Dept of Revenue retools correspondence with citizens
October 1, 2010 - The Missouri Department of Revenue has reviewed every form it produces, and cut the size of some; changed how others are mailed; and converted others to an entirely digital format, saving taxpayers almost $700,000 this year.