Government

Tax law changes could affect your 2018 return
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The year of offsetting changes. That is how Andrew Zumwalt describes tax year 2018. “Tax law changes removed exemptions—the...

Blunt Lauds 100th Anniversary of the American Farm Bureau Federation
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) released the following statement after the Senate unanimously passed a resolution, which he cosponsored,...

UNDERSTANDING SOCIAL SECURITY SURVIVORS BENEFITS
Unfortunately, tragedy can strike without any warning. The loss of the family wage earner can be devastating both emotionally and financially....

GET YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFIT STATEMENT (SSA-1099)
Tax season is approaching, and Social Security has made replacing your annual Benefit Statement even easier. The Benefit Statement is also known as...

Hansen News
Jefferson City, Mo. – Grain Belt Express was on the agenda at a meeting between Governor Parson’s staff, state legislators, and county...

Governor Parson Delivers 2019 State of the State Address
JEFFERSON CITY — On January 16th, Governor Parson delivered his first State of the State Address to a Joint Session of the 100th Missouri General...

IRS Confirms Tax Filing Season to Begin January 28
WASHINGTON ― Despite the government shutdown, the Internal Revenue Service confirmed that it will process tax returns beginning January 28, 2019...

Capitol Perspectives: State of the State
Missouri's new governor, Mike Parson, has done something simple, but remarkable to return one of the governor's major duties to a more substantive...

Missourians to get February Food Stamp Early
Jefferson City, MO—Missourians who are eligible for Food Stamp benefits will receive their February Food Stamp benefit by January 20, 2019. The...

Eric Schmitt Sworn in as Missouri’s 43rd Attorney General
JEFFERSON CITY – Eric Schmitt was sworn in as Missouri’s 43rd Attorney General today at the Missouri Supreme Court in a ceremony led by Chief...

Picture from the Ralls County Courthouse in New London--O'Toole Awards
reception on December 4, 2018:   Left to Right:  Judge Rachel Bringer
Shepherd, Deputy Clerk Clerk Karen Huff; attorney James Ochs; Deputy Clerk
Kelsey Caldwell; Attorney Branson Wood; Deputy Clerk Roseanne Epperson;
attorney Mark Wasinger, Circuit Clerk Gina Jameson; attorney Gareth
Cooksey; Court Reporter Missy Lane,; attorney Joe Brannon; attorney James
Lemon; attorney John Hark Tenth Judicial Circuit Receives Award
Judge Rachel Bringer Shepherd has announced that during the first week of December 2018, the attorneys and court personnel of the Tenth...

Rep. Jim Hansen Capitol Report
12-23-18 Missouri Unemployment Rate Reaches Record Low The holiday season brought with it good news as the Missouri Department of Economic...

Ralls County Clerk, Sandy Lanier was sworn in for her new term, by Associate Circuit Judge, David C. Mobley. Ralls County Officials Sworn in for New Term of Office

New London City Council November Minutes
The regular meeting of the New London City Council was held on November 5, 2018 at City Hall at 7:00 pm. Those present for the meeting were Mayor...

Perry Council Discusses Bond Issue
The Perry City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, December 11, at 6 p.m. in City Hall. Cheryl Elliott with the USDA, Sewer I&I Project...