The team consists of about a dozen police and firefighters. It will conduct a needs assessment and help determine areas in which Moore needs further assistance.
Ten architecture students and two professors designed a demonstration house that GreenTown Joplin will build in the future.
Several firearm manufacturers have threatened to leave states passing stricter gun regulations, prompting Missouri lawmakers to respond with tax incentives.
Nearly two years after the devastation of a tornado in Joplin, lawmakers went over options for funds to help rebuild destroyed sidewalks.
U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill said the money is coming from the Dept. of Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grant.
This was the first work visible to the community on a building that Superintendent C.J. Huff calls the hub of the community.
St. Charles led all Missouri counties with a gain of 3,685 residents, followed by Greene, Boone, Clay and Jackson counties.
The House Economic Development Committee voted 21-0 Thursday to move legislation to the full chamber that would give Joplin access to state funds for rebuilding.
Nixon proposed a $150 million budget increase for education that would be performance-based instead of based on past funding.
The GOP won control of the Senate a dozen years ago and now holds veto-proof majorities in both chambers.