Governor Parson To Release Money For 2021 That Was Previously Restricted

Business Local News State News Thursday, January 7th, 2021

Missouri Governor Mike Parson is releasing money for Fiscal Year 2021 that was restricted.

The Governor says close to $127-million dollars is being sent in numerous areas including $26-million dollars for the Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development.

DESE will be getting around $1.5 million dollars.

Governor Parson says close to $127 million dollars is being released as the Missouri unemployment rate was 4.4-percent in November.

Parson says when close to $450 million dollars was frozen last year as COVID-19 was ramping up, the state’s unemployment rate was just over 16-percent.

Business Local News State News Thursday, January 7th, 2021

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