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State Officials, Missourians Show Support for Fort Leonard Wood

“If the proposal went through as it is, I mean, that’s 59 percent of the permanent positions at Fort Leonard Wood,” Kander says.

03/03/2015

Members of the Ferguson Police Department wear body cameras during a rally August 30, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri.  (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Ferguson Attracts Large Pool of Applicants to Police Jobs

About 1,000 people applied for a vacant dispatcher’s job, and 50 to 60 people applied for two vacant patrol officer jobs.

02/18/2015

Sen Dick Durbin (D-IL) makes his comments at the Jefferson Jackson dinner in St. Louis on June 7, 2014. The Jefferson Jackson dinner is a yearly gathering of the state's democratic party. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Durbin Says He’s Against ‘Right to Work’ Laws and Doesn’t Want Them in Illinois

Durbin says if the result of a right-to-work law is reducing pay and preventing employees from collectively bargaining over workplace conditions, the idea “doesn’t do workers any favors.”

02/09/2015

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 4: Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner declares victory during his election night gathering while incumbent Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn is yet to concede on November 4, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Rauner leads by over 170,000 votes with 98 percent reporting. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Rauner Says His Agenda Will Make Illinois More Competitive

“We must avoid slipping further behind other states in the quality of our children’s education, the capacity of our economy to grow, and our ability to care for our state’s most vulnerable,” Rauner told members of the General Assembly.”

02/04/2015

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Illinois Jobless Rate Falls to 6.4 Percent

The Illinois Department of Employment Security says the state’s unemployment rate fell in November to its lowest level since June 2008, hitting 6.4 percent.

12/18/2014

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon and other officials turn dirt during a groundbreaking ceremony at Boeing Aircraft in Hazelwood, Missouri on December 16, 2014. The new plant will make parts for the new Boeing 777X passenger aircraft with production to begin in 2017.  UPI/Bill  Greenblatt

Boeing Breaks Ground Today, Adding Hundreds of Jobs to Region

Gov. Jay Nixon, legislative leaders and Boeing officials hold a groundbreaking ceremony today to begin construction on an expansion that will bring more than 700 new skilled-labor jobs to the region.

12/16/2014

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Fenton Chrysler Plant Site Has Been Sold

If all goes as planned, it will soon house the Fenton Logistics Park.

11/07/2014

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Benefits Of Compensated Work Therapy Programs For Veterans

In an ongoing effort to support returning veterans to re-establish themselves in viable careers, the Department of Veterans Affairs has established a vocational, rehabilitation program, called Compensated Work Therapy (CWT).

10/23/2014

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Wentzville Plant Sends New Trucks Out, Brings Jobs In

The new GMC Canyons and Chevy Colorados now are rolling of the assembly line at the Wentzville plant and into dealership showrooms across the St. Louis region.

10/08/2014

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon checks out a tire on a van chassis during a visit at the General Motors Assembly Plant in Wentzville, Missouri on November 3, 2011.  Nixon was on hand for the announcement that General Motors will spend $380 Million on the facility to make the completely redesigned, mid-size Colorado pickup truck that will create at least 1,260 jobs. In addition, the company will begin a second shift of 400 workers on production of its current products, the Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana vans. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Wentzville GM Assembly Plant Adding Third Shift, 750 Jobs

Plant manager Nancy Laubenthal says the Wentzville facility will be building the Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon pickup trucks, and the Chevrolet Express and GMC Savanna.

09/16/2014

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