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Government, Missouri & Ozarks  

Free Tax Help

Do you need help preparing your taxes? Four programs offer free assistance to individuals in Greene County.
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Government, Missouri & Ozarks  

November 5 Election

Greene County residents will vote on a use tax initiative for the county on November 5.
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Government  

Geographic Data Viewer

This new, interactive map from the City of Springfield is chock-full of useful data.    More...
Government, Missouri & Ozarks  

April 2 General Municipal Election Day

On Tuesday, April 2, residents of Greene County will have the opportunity to vote on several community issues and elected positions. -- Results are in!  More...
Government  

Voting Matters: Missouri Primary Election August 7

On Tuesday, August 7, 2012, voters in Greene County and across Missouri wil be voting on candidates from four political parties and on several issue questions.  More...
Government, Missouri & Ozarks  

Voting Matters: Petitioning Process

Have you ever wanted to change a law? Voters in Missouri have the power to do just that through the petition process. Find out more about how voters can propose new laws or repeal existing ones.  More...
Government, Missouri & Ozarks  

Voting Matters: Redistricting Issues in the Show-Me-State

The Missouri General Assembly is redrawing district boundaries for the U.S. House of Representatives, the Missouri House of Representatives and the Missouri Senate based on population data gathered from the 2010 U.S. census.  More...
Government  

Voting Matters: Primary Elections

Find out the basic facts about how our primary system works on both the federal and the state level.
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Government, Missouri & Ozarks  

Voting Matters: E-Verify (Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification System)

 Learn more about this controversial ordinance that Springfield residents will vote on in February.
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Government, Missouri & Ozarks  

Community Focus 2011

The "Community Focus 2011," a report for Springfield and Greene County, was released on October 4. Find out what "blue ribbons" and "red flags" were indicated for our community's health and vitality.  More...
Government  

Social Security 101: What's In It For Me?

Think Social Security is just for your grandparents? Think again. Watch a free webinar from the Social Security Administration on March 10 to learn more.  More...
Government  

Tax Time

Have you heard? The IRS will no longer send income tax packages in the mail. But you can still pick up forms at your local Library.  More...
Government  

Urban Chickens Come to Springfield

Why did the chicken cross the road? Probably because it heard about Springfield's approval of an urban chicken ordinance, which allows chickens to be raised within the city limits.
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Government, Missouri & Ozarks  

Census 2010: Why It Matters

Do you know what the census is? Did you know that a census every 10 years is required by our Constitution? This is a census year and there are a few things you might want to know about this very important process.  More...
Government, Law  

The United States Supreme Court

An overview of the United States Supreme Court, including history, authority, and the nomination process.  More...
Automotive, Government  

"Cash-for-Clunkers" and Other Benefits of the Recovery Act

The average citizen can benefit from several parts of the Recovery Act and CARS programs.  More...
Government  

Iran Election

There has been a lot of news coverage of the protests in Iran. Why are these protests occurring, who is in the right, and how does this story affect us as Americans?  More...
Government, Law  

Tracking Missouri's Share of the Economic Stimulus Funds

$3.82 billion is a lot of money.  Find out why we received it and where it's all going, down to the last cent.  More...

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