The Columbia Fire Department bid farewell to Battalion Chief Steven Sapp at a public reception Friday afternoon. More than 40 people came to City Hall to honor Battalion Chief Steven Sapp for his 22 years of service in the Fire Department.
A new audit says Missouri officials have overstated the economic impact of the state's main job incentive programs.
The report released Monday by Auditor Tom Schweich focuses on the Quality Jobs program, which provides tax breaks to businesses that add jobs with decent wages and health insurance.
Schweich says the projected jobs and investment reported by the Department of Economic Development has significantly overstated the amount of jobs actually created and the amount of money actually invested by businesses to improve facilities and equipment.