Despite the increase, the area has the lowest wages among the largest counties in Missouri.
Former chamber executive Rob Dixon returns to the Queen City to lay out statewide initiatives.
Options are available for businesses with 50 employees or less, officials say.
Property owners may have to register their structures and be held liable for nuisances.
Over 33 percent of respondents say they did not support a tax increase or already felt taxes were too high.
The independent school wants to move to a former Mercy fitness center from its current home inside Chesterfield Village.
Springfield women admit they engaged in a conspiracy to defraud the government.
Dwayne Fulk becomes associate general manager and general counsel of City Utilities.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the state continue to investigate an incident that led to a dozen firings.
The local area ranks 83rd among 114 Missouri counties for tax burdens to residents.
Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway is seeking permission to conduct an independent audit related to the county’s new half-cent general revenue sales tax.
Nonfarm industries drop 1,600 jobs in December, according to the state Department of Economic Development.
Andrew Wilson of the Show-Me Institute calls on legislators to cut tax credits.
Missouri’s fiscal 2018 is off to a better start than last year, according to the state Office of Administration.
Newsmakers in the areas of banking & financing, education, health care, media, municipal and retail.
Columbus, Kansas-based Crossland Construction Co. Inc. added a Springfield office; O’Reilly Cos. moved into shared offices; and WellCare Health Plans Inc. opened an office downtown.
Columnist Phill Brooks compares social media backlash in recent months to an insensitive comment of the past.
The fate of the physician training program has been threatened.
The Zone 1 initiative brings together health and social services for nearby residents.
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