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Locally, White River Valley Electric Cooperative receives the largest grant to provide reliable internet access in locations lacking it.
The governor emphasizes infrastructure, workforce development and education, and health care, among other topics.
In November 2018, nearly two-thirds of Missouri voters approved Proposition B, an initiative that substantially increased the state’s minimum wage. The hike raised base pay to $12 per hour from $7.85 – a 53% increase – over five years, reaching that target on Jan. 1.
Springfield Business Journal’s 2023 class of 40 Under 40 represents 40 accomplished and still-rising professionals in southwest Missouri.
Officials credit recently retired Sen. Roy Blunt with securing the funding.
However, workforce and inflation are chief concerns for business leaders.
Emerging visions would include surrounding communities and faster routes.
Reflecting on 2022, the SBJ newsroom compiles the top 10 stories that impacted regional business.
SBJ interviews the director of the Jordan Valley Innovation Center at Missouri State University.
Danny Perches is promoted to the role after joining the municipality last year.
The men’s 2022 FIFA World Cup, ongoing through Dec. 18 in the nation of Qatar, offers a taste of what fans closer to home will experience in the next worldwide soccer tournament in 2026.
Average weekly pay comes to $979, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data.
Meeting includes bills to blight Grant Avenue area and revisit 7 Brew permit.
Less than six months after launching Innovate SOMO, a regional network that aims to spur digital workforce and economic development in the state, officials with the initiative are making plans for a recently received $2 million federal grant.
Officials are booking events into 2025 at Springfield development.
The initiative sets course for Springfield’s land use and development.
The project includes new turf fields and stadium enhancements.
The figure comes to 1.6% in September, according to latest federal data.
Urban Studios LLC, a natural light photography studio and pop-up event space, opened; the Missouri State University Foundation became the new owner of event venue The Old Glass Place; and Polk County’s dining scene expanded with the opening of Flat Creek.