Missouri Department of Economic Development

Mo. Technology Corporation
5:28 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Audit Of Mo. Technology Corporation Cites Lack Of Documentation For Admin. Costs

The Truman Building in Jefferson City, which houses the MTC and the Mo. Dept. of Economic Development.
Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio

A state-run nonprofit corporation needs to improve its transparency, according to an audit released Thursday.

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State unemployment
1:21 pm
Tue October 16, 2012

Unemployment Rate Down Again In Missouri

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Missouri's unemployment rate dropped to its lowest point in nearly four years - good news for incumbent Jay Nixon with the election three weeks away.

The state Department of Economic Development announced this morning that the rate is 6.9 percent - down three-tenths of a point from August, and nearly three points below its recession-era peak in August of 2009.

The state says companies added 2,500 jobs in September, bringing the total number of new jobs this year to 24,700.

Nixon applauded the numbers in a statement:

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