News Feed /news-rss News Feed Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:39:44 +0000 en-us Statement from Gov. Nixon regarding the ongoing situation in Ferguson and role of National Guard cbc51b56-37e0-4bf8-9ae2-e8ed6faeb220 Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:30:00 +0000 The following is a statement from Gov. Jay Nixon regarding the ongoing situation in Ferguson, MO: “Last night, Ferguson, Missouri experienced a very difficult and dangerous night as a result of a violent criminal element intent upon terrorizing the community. As long as there are vandals and looters and threats to the people and property of Ferguson, we must take action to protect our citizens. McCormick & Company, Inc. Recalls Ground Oregano Due to Possible Salmonella Risk Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:15:19 +0000 The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of McCormick® Ground Oregano, 0.75 oz bottle, UPC 0-523561-6 with code dates BEST BY AUG 21 16 H and AUG 22 16 H due to possible contamination with Salmonella. This recall does not impact any other McCormick Ground, Whole or Oregano Leaves products. The product subject to this recall is: McCormick® Ground Oregano 0.75 oz bottle UPC NUMBER:  52100003566 (as seen on label: 0-523561-6) MCCORMICK ITEM NUMBER:  900356 AFFECTED DATE CODES:  BEST BY AUG 21 16 H, BEST BY AUG 22 16 H SHIPPING DATES:  April 4, 2014 to August 5, 2014 STATES SHIPPED TO:  AL, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI and WV INTERNATIONALLY SHIPPED TO:  Aruba, Bahamas, Bermuda, Indonesia, Jamaica, Netherlands, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Thailand, and Virgin Islands The full recall can be found at: Following coordinated attacks on civilians and law enforcement, Governor Nixon signs executive order directing Missouri National Guard resources to Ferguson 73ebcb88-21b6-4129-9a7c-600d9e298029 Mon, 18 Aug 2014 01:45:00 +0000 Gov. Jay Nixon has signed an executive order directing additional resources through the Missouri National Guard to help restore peace and order and to protect the citizens of Ferguson. Patrol Announces Curfew In Ferguson To Be Extended Sat, 16 Aug 2014 21:45:14 +0000 Statement on Ferguson by Colonel Ron Replogle Sat, 16 Aug 2014 20:29:46 +0000 Gov. Nixon declares state of emergency, puts curfew in place to protect public safety and security in Ferguson cab031d9-df7d-49ff-a61c-2466406f7e39 Sat, 16 Aug 2014 16:00:00 +0000 Gov. Jay Nixon today issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency and authorizing the Missouri State Highway Patrol to put in place a curfew within the City of Ferguson in order to protect public safety and security. Tonight, the curfew will begin at midnight and expire at 5a.m. Poplar Bluff License Office contract awarded Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:57:54 +0000 The Office of Administration, in conjunction with the Missouri Department of Revenue, has awarded the management contract for the Poplar Bluff License Office to License Office Services LLC. Unionville License Office contract awarded Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:43:55 +0000 The Office of Administration, in conjunction with the Missouri Department of Revenue, has awarded the management contract for the Unionville License Office to Jan Mashelle Trimble in Unionville. Linn License Office contract awarded Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:29:11 +0000 The Office of Administration, in conjunction with the Missouri Department of Revenue, has awarded the management contract for the Linn License Office to the City of Linn. Schweich Releases New Madrid Sheriff Follow-Up Report Fri, 15 Aug 2014 11:00:00 +0000 MDC names Birch Tree man as Logger of the Year 28858 at Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:48:41 +0000 Written By:  Candice Davis Congratulations to Scott 'Greg' Stark of Birch Tree and owner of Stark Logging on being named 2014 State Logger of the Year. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) announced Scott 'Greg' Stark of Birch Tree and owner of Stark Logging as the 2014 State Logger of the Year. Stark also received the Ozark Region Logger of the Year Award. Stark Logging consists of the owner, Greg Stark, and employee Ron Kile. MDC Resource Forester Gary Gognat nominated Stark based on the quality of his timber harvest operations and best business practices. Stark began his relationship with the MDC as a chain saw contractor doing Timber Stand Improvement (TSI) projects. Key Messages:  We work with you and for you to sustain healthy forests, fish and wildlife. read more Missouri Department of Insurance to host 2014 Director's Regulatory Summit Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:17:03 +0000 Registration now open for October event in St. LouisJefferson City, Mo. -  The Missouri Department of Insurance announced today registration for the 2014 Director's Regulatory Summit is now open. The Summit will be held Oct. 15 in St. Louis, Missouri. Registration is $99 and is available at "This is a tremendous opportunity for our team of state regulators to come together with the insurance industry to identify pathways that can lead to a more effective and efficient regulatory environment," said Director John M. Huff. "The Summit provides a place for the department regulators and industry to work toward implementing regulatory modernization, creating a level playing field among competitors and enhancing consumer protection." At the 2014 Director's Regulatory Summit, regulators and industry will engage with department leadership and staff on a variety of regulatory issues. Sessions on Missouri solvency modernization initiatives, consumer services, product filings, market conduct and much more will be available. Continuing education credit will be available for attendees. For questions related to the 2014 Summit, contact Statement from Gov. Nixon on announcement today by Ferguson Police Department 8bda5524-b54a-41d4-8a44-810363d1817c Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Gov. Jay Nixon today issued the statement below after the Ferguson Police Department provided information about the officer involved in the shooting on Saturday of Michael Brown: Gov. Nixon announces Missouri State Highway Patrol will take the lead on security responsibilities in Ferguson e0fd694f-519e-4803-9a13-c7860e032352 Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:30:00 +0000 Gov. Jay Nixon today announced that the Missouri State Highway Patrol would immediately begin directing supervision of security responsibilities in the city of Ferguson. The Governor said those efforts would be under the supervision of Troop C Commander Capt. Ron Johnson, who grew up in north St. Louis County. Schweich Announces Audit of Fox School District Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:27:00 +0000