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Natures Power Juice Drink One of 6 Missouri Products Showcased at the 10th Rural...

According to the USDA, leaders from 34 countries gathered in Memphis for the 10th annual Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)* Rural Development Conference to discuss international strategies to address rural development in the 21st century. Topics discussed include, creating jobs, building infrastructure, expanding access to health care, and making diversified rural investments. The theme of this year’s conference “National Prosperity through Modern Rural Policy

Kansas City, Mo., and St. Louis to Receive EPA Brownfields Grants to Help toward...

EPA has selected the communities of Kansas City, Mo., and St. Louis to receive a total of $900,000 in grants from the Agency’s Brownfields Program to assist with the environmental assessments of contaminated brownfields properties, a key step in paving the way toward their cleanup, redevelopment and sustainable reuse

City of Granby, Mo., Agrees to Three-Year Deadline to Settle Clean Water Act Violations...

The city of Granby, Mo., has agreed to an administrative civil settlement with EPA that requires the city to take a series of actions by July 2018 to correct a series of violations related to the operation of its wastewater treatment facility.

Lee & Associates – North San Diego County Completes $25.4 Million Sale of Sam’s...

Lee & Associates, one of the largest national commercial real estate providers with regional expertise, has closed the $25,400,000 investment sale of two retail buildings located in the Big Bend Crossing shopping center of Crestwood, Missouri, a St Louis suburb. The buildings, located at 10244 & 10248 Big Bend Road were occupied by long-term tenants, Sam’s Club and Hardee’s, at the time of the purchase

Maxus Realty Trust, Inc. Change to Board of Trustees

Maxus Realty Trust, Inc. (“MRTI”), a real estate investment trust with corporate headquarters located in North Kansas City, MO, announced today that Mr. W. Robert Kohorst has resigned from the board of trustees effective April 3, 2015. To fill the vacancy resulting from Mr. Kohorst’s resignation, MRTI’s Board of Trustees has nominated Mr. David Brain for election at the 2015 annual meeting of shareholders scheduled for May 21, 2015

Missouri’s Transportation Chief, McCaskill Discuss Infrastructure Investments

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill today discussed with Missouri’s transportation chief and a top federal transportation official the importance of infrastructure investments to make the state’s roads and bridges safer, and spur economic growth.

Leading North American building materials manufacturer to locate facility in Jonesburg, plans to create...

JONESBURG, MO - April 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- A leading North American corporation that manufactures materials for commercial and residential builders plans to build a new Midwest production and distribution center in Jonesburg, Gov. Jay Nixon announced today. CertainTeed Corporation, which also exports its building material products worldwide, is planning a capital investment of $100 million in an expansion that is expected to create 100 new local jobs

Faris Lee Investments Completes $7.1 Million Sale of 24 Hour Fitness Occupied Retail Property...

Irvine, CA - June 27, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Faris Lee Investments, the nation’s largest retail investment advisory firm, has completed the $7.1 million sale of a NNN leased, single-tenant, 35,600-square-foot property occupied by 24 Hour Fitness located at 900 NE Deerbrook St. in Lee’s Summit, MO. Built in 2007 and situated on 3.53 acres, the property is just off highway 291 and is within a busy retail area that includes Wal-Mart Supercenter, Office Max, Sears and many other national retailers and dining.

Treasurer Clint Zweifel announces $10 million small business and farm investment in northwest Missouri

ST. JOSEPH, MO - March 8, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) was in St. Joseph today to announce that since January 2009 his administration had made more than $10 million in low-interest loans to farms and small businesses in northwest Missouri. While at a stop at FCS Financial, Treasurer Zweifel said 126 loans had been made impacting 71 jobs and 106 farmers in the region. Borrowers in the region will save an estimated $152,000 in interest annually using loans made through the Missouri Linked Deposit Program.

Zweifel Offers a Fair Shake for Taxpayers to Kick Off the New Year

JEFFERSON CITY, MO - December 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- A little more than six months after being signed into law, legislation developed by State Treasurer Clint Zweifel will allow him to return more on investments he manages for Missouri taxpayers beginning January 1. The legislation, Invest in Missouri, received the unanimous support of the Senate and the House and was signed by Gov. Nixon on June 29.

Zweifel Announces $3.4 Million Small Business Loan

JEFFERSON CITY, MO - November 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel announced today a $3.4 million small business loan had been approved from the Missouri Linked Deposit Program he administers. The loan to Weber Seeds, Inc. of Marshall, Mo., is one of the largest ever issued through the Missouri Linked Deposit Program, and allowed the company to increase jobs by more than 25 percent and expand its customer base.

Bond Secures More Than $30 Million for Missouri Projects

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Kit Bond today announced that he secured more than $30 million to invest in Missouri’s transportation infrastructure and housing needs.

TREASURER ZWEIFEL’S INVEST IN MISSOURI SIGNED BY GOVERNOR NIXON

INVEST IN MISSOURI to reinvest $1 billion in Missouri. JEFFERSON CITY, MO - June 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — State Treasurer Clint Zweifel’s economic development legislation, INVEST IN MISSOURI, was signed by Governor Jay Nixon today at stops in St. Louis and Kansas City. The legislation reinvests $1 billion in Missouri communities.

MHDC Offers Down Payment Help for Home Buyers

May 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — On Tuesday, May 26, 2009, Missouri Housing Development Commission (MHDC) began administering a down payment assistance program through the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP), which provides funds to purchase foreclosed property that will be used as the owner’s principal residence.

Zweifel and Flook Promote Invest in Missouri

LIBERTY, MO - March 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — State Treasurer Clint Zweifel and State Representative Tim Flook, R-Liberty, were in Liberty today to promote legislation that will return $10 to $15 million on Missouri taxpayers' investments, and reinvest $1 billion in the state's economy.

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Blunt-Klobuchar Bill Will Help More Children Find Homes Through International Adoption...

U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Amy Klobuchar (Minn.), co-chairs of the Congressional Coalition on Adoption, yesterday introduced the Vulnerable Children and Families Act. The measure would help more children living without families or in institutional care find permanent homes by enhancing U.S. diplomatic efforts around international child welfare and ensuring that intercountry adoption to the United States becomes a more viable and fully-developed option

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Missouri Governor Signs ABC-supported Law to Protect Taxpayers, Construction Industry from...

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today applauded Gov. Eric Greitens (R-Mo.) for signing legislation into law that will promote fair and open competition on contracts for construction services funded by Missouri taxpayers. SB 182 ensures controversial project labor agreements (PLAs) cannot be mandated by the government on state, state-assisted and local construction projects, guaranteeing that the almost three out of four members of Missouri’s private construction workforce who have chosen not to join a labor union can fairly compete to work on projects funded by their own tax dollars