Senator Jason Bean and Representative Donnie Brown to Share Details on Worker Resources

Friday, January 26, 2024

Senator Jason Bean

25th Senatorial District 

Capitol Building, Rm. 321 
 Jefferson City, MO 65101

For Immediate Release:
Jan. 26, 2024

Contact: Kyle Aubuchon 

Senator Jason Bean and Representative Donnie Brown to Share Details on Worker Resources 



JEFFERSON CITY — State Sen. Jason Bean, R-Holcomb, and State Rep. Donnie Brown, R-New Madrid, today announced meetings where resources and additional information will be shared with workers and the New Madrid community affected by Magnitude 7 Metal’s announcement of the imminent curtailing of operations of their plant.


The Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development’s Rapid Response Employee Transition Team will be hosting two sessions for employees of Magnitude 7 Metals and share important information. Details below:


Worker Meetings

Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2024


Location: Rone Hall

102 County Road 308

Portageville, Missouri 63873


Times: 9-11 am and 2-4 pm


The Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development will provide information on retraining services and employee benefits, like retirement and health benefits, as well as mental health resources for impacted employees and families. There are also plans to host local hiring events in the coming weeks to assist affected employees who need help finding new employment. Senator Bean and Rep. Brown will send out additional information about upcoming events once details are available.


“We will continue to support the families here in town, and are committed to working hard to bring any resources the state of Missouri may have to support the citizens affected by this week’s news,” stated Senator Bean and Representative Brown.


For more information on Sen. Bean’s legislative actions, visit his official Senate website at