Month: December 2015

Airplane vs Racecar

The 2015 Lake of the Ozarks Air Show date has been set for September 12, 2015 and will be packed with non-stop, excting entertainment that will be enjoyed by people of all ages. The air show acts for 2015 are being secured so please be sure to check back often for a complete list of 2015 acts. Jeff Shetterly – Radial Rumble Hailing from Overland Park, KS, RADIAL RUMBLE pilot Jeff Shetterly is a medical device rep and a third generation aviator. Jeff graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point with a bachelor’s degree in Human...

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AG Koster offers reforms to curb abusive debt-collection practices

Jefferson City, Mo. – Attorney General Chris Koster, Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Legal Aid of Western Missouri, Legal Services of Southern Missouri and Mid Missouri Legal Services today join together to propose reforms aimed at curbing abusive debt collection lawsuits in Missouri. In a letter addressed to the Missouri Supreme Court’s recently formed Commission on Racial and Ethnic Fairness, Koster called for common-sense changes to two court rules in an effort to prevent unscrupulous collection practices. These changes, wrote Koster, would advance the Court Commission’s efforts as well as the Calls to Action recommended by the Governor’s Ferguson Commission....

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Medicare open enrollment ends Monday

Eligible Missourians who have not enrolled for 2016, should do so now Jefferson City, Mo – The Missouri Department of Insurance is reminding Missourians who are eligible for Medicare that open enrollment ends on Monday, Dec. 7. Seniors who have not yet made their plan selections for 2016 are encouraged to contact CLAIM. CLAIM provides Missourians on Medicare and their caregivers free and unbiased help from certified counselors. Seniors can ask questions by phone or arrange one-on-one counseling by calling 800-390-3330 or visiting missouriclaim.org. “The end of the open enrollment period for 2016 is upon us,” said John M....

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2016 fiscal year-to-date net general revenue increased 4.2 percent compared to 2015

JEFFERSON CITY – Acting State Budget Director Dan Haug announced today that 2016 fiscal year-to-date net general revenue collections increased 4.2 percent compared to 2015, from $3.22 billion last year to $3.36 billion this year. Net general revenue collections for November 2015 increased by 9.0 percent compared to those for November 2014, from $633.2 million to $690.4 million. GROSS COLLECTIONS BY TAX TYPE Individual income tax collections Increased 7.8 percent for the year, from $2.31 billion last year to $2.49 billion this year. Increased 14.2 percent for the month. Sales and use tax collections Increased 2.8 percent for the...

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