Missouri’s unemployment rate drops in January

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri’s unemployment rate has fallen again to its lowest point since 2001. The state Department of Economic Development said Tuesday that Missouri’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.3 percent in January. That’s down one-tenth of a percentage point from December 2015 and is its lowest mark since June 2001. Missouri’s…

Governor Heads To Panama On Trade Mission

Jefferson City, MO  (KTRS)  Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is heading to Panama for a trade mission. Nixon is set to arrive in Panama City on Wednesday in an effort to boost exports and attract investments in Missouri. Nixon’s entourage includes First Lady Georganne Nixon and the state’s economic development and agriculture department directors. Nixon will meet…