News Feed: Department of Economic Development /news-rss?filter=economic_development News Feed: Department of Economic Development Mon, 18 Dec 2017 18:37:31 +0000 en-us Two board members appointed to Missouri Arts Council 7911 at Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:43:00 +0000 December 14, 2017JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri – Barth L. Fraker of Springfield and Judy Kent of Town and Country were appointed to the board of the Missouri Arts Council this week, the state agency supporting the arts in Missouri. Energy Bulletin -- December 11, 2017 7891 at Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:09:18 +0000 State announces K-REDI Industrial Site as Missouri Certified Site 7881 at Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:32:27 +0000 December 12, 2017 JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.—Today the Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) announced that the K-REDI Industrial Site located in the City of Kirksville is now a Missouri Certified Site (MCS), meaning it is shovel-ready for companies looking to set up their business.    Your PAL Pro Inc. plans to create 176 new jobs in Springfield 7866 at Thu, 30 Nov 2017 08:22:24 +0000 November 29, 2017 SPRINGFIELD, Mo.—Today the Missouri Department of Economic Development announced that Your PAL Pro Inc., an on demand personal assistant for living (PAL) concierge business, has plans to grow its startup in Springfield with 176 new jobs over the next five years. Energy Bulletin -- November 28, 2017 7861 at Tue, 28 Nov 2017 16:37:24 +0000 Governor Greitens and Nucor announce plans to build steel rebar micro-mill in Sedalia 7851 at Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:17:06 +0000 November 22, 2017 SEDALIA, Mo.— Today, Governor Eric Greitens and Nucor, the largest producer of steel in the United States, announced that the company will be investing at least $250 million to build a steel bar micro-mill in Sedalia. When completed, the new Nucor facility will create more than 250 high-paying jobs. Mission: Green Friday 7846 at Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:26:18 +0000 DED releases October 2017 Jobs Report 7831 at Wed, 15 Nov 2017 10:25:12 +0000 November 15, 2017 JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.—Missouri’s unemployment rate fell to 3.5 percent in October, while total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 1,000 jobs, on a seasonally adjusted basis. This is the lowest seasonally adjusted unemployment rate since July 2000. In October 2016, the rate was 4.6 percent. For comparison, the national rate in October 2017 was 4.1 percent. Energy Bulletin -- November 14, 2017 7826 at Tue, 14 Nov 2017 13:17:36 +0000 Department to award approximately $5.1 million in energy loans 7821 at Tue, 14 Nov 2017 11:15:59 +0000 November 14, 2017JEFFERSON CITY—The Missouri Division of Energy announced today approximately $5.1 million has been awarded for low-interest loans to assist four public schools, three city/county governments, and one fire protection district with energy-efficiency and renewable energy projects.