Sixteen Public Safety Officers, Two Civilians Honored For Valor

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Sixteen public safety responders and two civilians have received the Missouri Medal of Valor and four new Department of Public Safety awards. Gov. Eric Greitens presented the awards and also declared Saturday Missouri Public Safety Officers Recognition Day. The Medal of Valor is the state’s highest award recognizing public safety…

Attorney General Hawley Announced Business Council To Fight Human Trafficking

Jefferson City, MO (KTRS)  A new initiative is underway to combat human trafficking in Missouri. Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley held a press conference on Tuesday morning at the Missouri Chamber of Commerce in Jefferson City, where he announced the formation of the Business Council. This is a coalition of Missouri businesses committed to fighting…

Governor Announces Economic Development Initiative

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens says his administration is overhauling the state’s jobs training program and creating a customer service platform targeted at economic development. Greitens in a Friday announcement said the initiatives are aimed at strengthening the economy and growing jobs. The Department of Economic Development is launching what’s called…