Gov. Nixon visits auto supplier in Sedalia to highlight manufacturing jobs growth, recognize workforce development efforts of Pettis County

SEDALIA, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon today visited Maxion Wheels, a global leader in automotive wheel manufacturing, to highlight the continued resurgence of Missouri’s automotive manufacturing industry and applaud Pettis County for earning a Certified Work Ready Community (CWRC) designation. The CWRC designation recognizes successful efforts by community, education and business leaders, working with the
February 25, 2015
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Department of Economic Development awards $500,000 in CDBG funding to Reeds Spring

REED SPRINGS—The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) approved $500,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to assist the City of Reeds Spring upgrade its water distribution system.
February 25, 2015
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Department of Economic Development awards $100,000 in CDBG funding to Taney County

BRANSON—The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) approved $500,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to assist Taney County construct 24 apartments for people with developmental disabilities.
February 25, 2015
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Missouri Home Energy Certification initiative to recognize home owners making energy efficiency improvements, Gov. Nixon announces

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo – Gov. Jay Nixon announced today a new homeowner energy certification program that encourages Missourians to join the state in efforts to reduce energy usage by making improvements or upgrades to their homes. The Missouri Home Energy Certification (MHEC) validates energy-efficiency improvements and helps Missouri homeowners save energy as well as recapture the value of their inv
February 20, 2015
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Major Missouri manufacturer Leggett & Platt brings new product introduction operation to Joplin

JOPLIN, Mo.— The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that Leggett & Platt Adjustable Bed Group will expand in Joplin. The company has signed a lease for a 42,000 square-foot facility where it is expected to create at least 25 new jobs. This expansion includes a $100,000 capital investment.
February 20, 2015
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Department of Economic Development awards $4,648,846 in Neighborhood Assistance Program tax credits

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) approved 31 Missouri not-for-profit organizations for a total of $4,648,846 tax credits under the Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP).
February 19, 2015
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Department of Economic Development awards $1,306,116 in Youth Opportunity Tax Credits

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) approved seven Missouri not-for-profit organizations for a total of $1,306,116 in tax credits under the Youth Opportunities Program (YOP).
February 19, 2015
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Department of Economic Development awards $778,428 in Neighborhood Assistance Program tax credits

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) approved 4 Missouri not-for-profit organizations for a total of $778,428 tax credits under the Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP).
February 13, 2015
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Gov. Nixon announces funding for early childhood education project in Carroll County; highlights record funding for early childhood education initiatives

Carrollton, MO Gov. Jay Nixon today visited the Head Start building in Carrollton to announce a new investment throughMissouri Start Smart to expand access to quality early childhood education opportunities so that more Missouri children start kindergarten ready to succeed in school and beyond.
February 11, 2015
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Gov. Nixon helps celebrate opening of new Joplin manufacturer Cook Portable Warehouses

JOPLIN, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon visited Joplin today to highlight the recent monthly jobs report showing that Missouri added more jobs in 2014 than any year since 1997, and to celebrate the grand opening of Joplin’s newest manufacturing company, Cook Portable Warehouses.
January 30, 2015
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