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Reporter Karen Craigo brings government and development coverage and analysis.
Overtime pay for officers comes from unused salary dollars.
Newsmakers in the areas of accounting, banking & finance, education, insurance, law, municipal and nonprofit.
Overlooked code provision means rezoning fails and developer must restart.
Prior to meeting, Springfield’s city attorney discovered a city code provision that would make a council vote null and void.
Newsmakers in the areas of banking & finance, law, municipal, nonprofit and utility.
The office of mayor and three Springfield City Council seats are contested races in the April 4 election, with two candidates filing for each seat.
Several cities, counties and fire protection districts have tax measures and bond issues for voters to consider on the April 4 election ballot. A “yes” vote would approve the respective proposals.
Applying lodging tax to short-term rentals one of a trio of issues to be decided by city voters.
Both cities want to add police officers and upgrade facilities.
Neighborhood residents ask how to get City Council’s ear.
Owner looks to referendum process to forestall the city’s eminent domain plans.
Two men admit to tampering with emissions controls.
Simmons Private Wealth's Andy Drennen: "The global transition to clean energy and the reshoring of American chip manufacturing could be the beginning of this century’s renaissance in technology made in the U.S.A."
Attorney Paul Satterwhite: "In what is likely to be seen as a landmark decision, the National Labor Relations Board recently issued a decision that immediately changes the legal landscape for severance agreements for certain employees."
Council member resumes critique of chamber influence.
Company officials say sales are meeting expectations as the state marijuana industry expanded last month.
Newsmakers in the areas of architecture, banking & finance, construction & development, law, manufacturing and nonprofit.
Springfield City Council unanimously voted to seize a downtown holiday mainstay by invoking eminent domain – the right of a government entity to take over private property, with compensation, for public use.
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.