Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has given the go-ahead to spend $132 million on improvements to the Capitol and other state facilities.
Renovations have finally begun on the Niedermeyer building, one of the oldest buildings in Columbia that was being considered for demolition at the end of last year.
The Missouri military history museum in Jefferson City has decided to move to a larger building and undergo a technology renovation.
The museum currently has 2,000 square feet of exhibition space, and will move to a building three times that size. The museum director Charles Machon, says the museum was running out of space.
The University of Missouri system is renovating its administrative headquarters at the same time officials cite nearly $37 million in critical campus repairs.