MO.gov News Feed: Department of Natural Resources /news-rss?filter=natural_resources MO.gov News Feed: Department of Natural Resources Thu, 21 Oct 2021 08:51:28 +0000 en-us House and Senate Independent Bipartisan Citizens Commissions elect officers, schedule public hearing dates https://oa.mo.gov/commissioners-office/news/house-and-senate-independent-bipartisan-citizens-commissions-elect 37221 at https://oa.mo.gov Thu, 12 Aug 2021 08:12:08 +0000 JEFFERSON CITY – The House and Senate Independent Bipartisan Citizens Commissions this announced this week, that by a unanimous vote, Marc Ellinger has been elected as chair of the Senate Commission, and Jerry Hunter has been elected as chair of the House Commission. Also by a unanimous vote, Susan Montee has been elected as Vice-Chair of the Senate Commission and Keena Smith has been elected as Vice-Chair of the House Commission. State Releases July 2021 General Revenue Report https://oa.mo.gov/commissioners-office/news/state-releases-july-2021-general-revenue-report 37211 at https://oa.mo.gov Tue, 03 Aug 2021 16:34:45 +0000 JEFFERSON CITY - State Budget Director Dan Haug announced today that 2022 fiscal year-to-date net general revenue collections decreased 39.3 percent compared to July 2020, from $1.16 billion last year to $701.3 million this year. GROSS COLLECTIONS BY TAX TYPEIndividual income tax collections Decreased 47.5 percent for the year, from $915.6 million last year to $480.5 million this year. Sales and use tax collections Office of Administration Announces Graduation of Sixth Missouri Leadership Academy Class, Launch of Seventh Class https://oa.mo.gov/commissioners-office/news/office-administration-announces-graduation-sixth-missouri-leadership 37161 at https://oa.mo.gov Thu, 15 Jul 2021 14:25:11 +0000 JEFFERSON CITY - Today, the Office of Administration announced the graduation of 29 state employees from the Missouri Leadership Academy – a program that develops the next generation of state government leaders. Office of Administration’s ITSD-OGI and Department of Health & Senior Services receive award for COVID-19 geospatial information COVID-19 response system https://oa.mo.gov/commissioners-office/news/office-administration%E2%80%99s-itsd-ogi-and-department-health-senior-services 37116 at https://oa.mo.gov Fri, 09 Jul 2021 16:05:12 +0000  JEFFERSON CITY, MO - The Office of Administration's ITSD-Office of Geospatial Information (OGI) and the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) were awarded a Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) for Missouri’s COVID-19 response system by Esri. This award continues to show Missouri’s innovation during the COVID-19 challenge. State Releases June 2021 General Revenue Report https://oa.mo.gov/commissioners-office/news/state-releases-june-2021-general-revenue-report 37096 at https://oa.mo.gov Fri, 02 Jul 2021 13:30:14 +0000 JEFFERSON CITY - State Budget Director Dan Haug announced today that net general revenue collections for June 2021 increased 40.2 percent compared to those for June 2020, from $871.0 million last year to $1.22 billion this year. Net general revenue collections for 2021 fiscal year-to-date increased 25.8 percent compared to June 2020, from $8.93 billion last year to $11.24 billion this year.  GROSS COLLECTIONS BY TAX TYPEIndividual income tax collections State of Missouri celebrates state team member appreciation month; recognizes employees of the month from May 2019 to December 2020 https://oa.mo.gov/commissioners-office/news/state-missouri-celebrates-state-team-member-appreciation-month-recognizes 37091 at https://oa.mo.gov Wed, 30 Jun 2021 15:14:09 +0000 JEFFERSON CITY – Earlier this month, Governor Mike Parson signed a proclamation recognizing June 2021 as the State Team Member Appreciation Month for the State of Missouri. Each year, state agencies recognize the efforts of their employees who enhance and improve the quality of life for Missouri citizens. State of Missouri Receives Three StateScoop 50 Awards honoring 2021's top government leaders, projects https://oa.mo.gov/commissioners-office/news/state-missouri-receives-three-statescoop-50-awards-honoring-2021s-top 36936 at https://oa.mo.gov Tue, 08 Jun 2021 12:25:07 +0000 JEFFERSON CITY - The state of Missouri was awarded three StateScoop 50 Awards, which celebrate the outstanding achievements of states to make a positive impact in the government information technology (IT) community and public service. These multiple awards continue Missouri’s dominance in producing exceptional public servants who are making government more effective and efficient for the citizens they serve. State Releases May 2021 General Revenue Report https://oa.mo.gov/commissioners-office/news/state-releases-may-2021-general-revenue-report 36926 at https://oa.mo.gov Fri, 04 Jun 2021 13:15:44 +0000 JEFFERSON CITY, MO - Budget Director Dan Haug announced today that Net general revenue collections for May 2021 increased 128.3 percent compared to those for May 2020, from $533.5 million last year to $1.22 billion this year.  Net general revenue collections for 2021 fiscal year-to-date increased 24.3 percent compared to May 2020, from $8.06 billion last year to $10.02 billion this year. GROSS COLLECTIONS BY TAX TYPE   Individual income tax collections State of Missouri Agencies Host 2021 Virtual Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration; Secretary Chao Joins Labor Director Hui for Fireside Chat https://oa.mo.gov/commissioners-office/news/state-missouri-agencies-host-2021-virtual-asianpacific-american-heritage 36891 at https://oa.mo.gov Wed, 26 May 2021 13:39:36 +0000 JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Today, the State of Missouri hosted the second annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration. The virtual celebration featured a fireside chat with former U.S. Secretary of Labor and Transportation Elaine Chao, as well as remarks from Governor Mike Parson, Missouri Department of Labor Director Anna Hui and other state government employees. Governor Parson welcomed everyone to the celebration and highlighted the importance of recognizing the rich heritage of Asian Pacific Americans. Governor Parson presents three state teams with the Governor’s Award for Quality and Productivity, recognizes continuous improvement throughout state government operations https://oa.mo.gov/commissioners-office/news/governor-parson-presents-three-state-teams-governor%E2%80%99s-award-quality-and 36876 at https://oa.mo.gov Thu, 13 May 2021 11:40:55 +0000 JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Today, Gov. Mike Parson, Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe, and the Office of Administration recognized three state teams with the 2020 Governor’s Award for Quality and Productivity (GAQP). The award acknowledges accomplishments that serve as an example of continuous improvement, quality, efficiency and productivity in Missouri state government. Teams were honored today during a special ceremony in the Missouri Capitol’s First Floor Rotunda.