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Chamber Benefit Plan helps 80% of employers cut health insurance by 10% or more

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As the cost of employer-sponsored health coverage rises nationally, an innovative health insurance model is providing real savings for small businesses in Missouri. With rising inflation, annual family premiums for […]

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Diversity and inclusion at the university

Legal experts try to ease businesses fears after affirmative action ruling by U.S. Supreme Court

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The Supreme Court’s June decision banning colleges and universities from considering race as a factor in admissions has raised concerns for employers over diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) initiatives in […]

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CEO Survey Results 2023-2024

New poll: Workforce, child care and public safety remain top concerns of Missouri business leaders

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri business leaders say workforce shortages remain the biggest obstacle to their companies’ growth, and for the vast majority of CEOs, the state’s business climate remains […]

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St. Louis Ranks No. 8 in Judicial Hellholes® Report

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St. Louis has once again captured national attention, securing the No. 8 spot on the American Tort Reform Foundation’s (ATRF) 2023-2024 Judicial Hellholes® report. This marks the tenth year that […]

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2024 STEM Day at the Capitol

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Thursday, March 7, 2024 Our annual STEM Day at the Capitol in Jefferson City will be held on Thursday, March 7, 2024, with a focus on K-12, higher education, business and industry […]

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Leadership Missouri celebrates 31 new graduates

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In a ceremony on November 16, 31 leaders from organizations across the state graduated as part of the Leadership Missouri 2023 class. The class spent the previous seven months traveling […]

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Chamber Benefit Plan

Chamber Benefit Plan helps Missouri small businesses keep health insurance costs in check

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As the cost of employer-sponsored health coverage rises nationally, an innovative health insurance model is providing real savings for small businesses in Missouri. With rising inflation, annual family premiums for […]

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New apprenticeship program will train 1,500 health care workers in Missouri

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A new program through the Missouri Chamber Foundation will help meet the growing demand for health care workers by training up to 1,500 apprentices across the state. The Missouri Chamber […]

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Missouri Chamber alerting members about recent labor board ruling

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This fall, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) overturned over a half century of precedent in ruling unions are allowed to require negotiations with an employer without a secret ballot […]

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Feds designate two Missouri locations as Tech Hubs

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President Joe Biden’s administration has designated Missouri S&T in Rolla as one of two technology hubs in the state. The hubs are meant to help spur innovation and create jobs […]

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Mid-Missouri legislators and business leaders discuss child care crisis and solutions

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On Wed., Oct. 4, legislators and business leaders gathered for a morning of networking and discussion on Missouri’s child care crisis and its significant impact on employers and working families. […]

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Missouri Chamber PAC endorses Mike Kehoe for governor

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The Missouri Chamber Political Action Committee announced its support of Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe for Missouri Governor. The endorsement announcement was made on Sept. 12, 2023, at the Jefferson City […]

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New laws expand access to quality health care for more Missourians

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Several measures passed during the 2023 legislative session will lead to improved access to quality health care for all Missourians. To address ongoing health care provider workforce shortages, the Missouri […]

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Gov. Mike Parson signs SB 20. He is accompanied by Louis Landwehr, Winter-Dent & Company, Doyle Edwards, Brewer Science, and Trevor Monnig, president of the Heart of America Chapter of The ESOP Association.

Gov. Parson signs bill reauthorizing employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) tax deduction

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Gov. Mike Parson signed legislation that will help ensure Missouri businesses remain in Missouri. At a ceremonial signing event at the state capitol on Sept. 6, 2023, Gov. Parson signed […]

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Gov. Mike Parson signs I-70 funding bill in Columbia

Gov. Parson signs bill to expand I-70, position Missouri as global logistics hub

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Gov. Mike Parson signed legislation that will further position Missouri as a national – and global – logistics leader. At ceremonial signing events in Columbia and Oak Grove on August […]

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PAC Fall Fundraiser

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Missouri looks to Ohio model for upskilling its workforce

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This story was featured in the Summer 2023 issue of Missouri Business magazine. A few years ago, Ohio Lt. Gov. Jon Husted had a seed of an idea. “It was an idea […]

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Improving access to child care will be a priority in the 2024 legislative session

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After measures to increase access to child care in Missouri failed in the last week of the legislative session, supporters of that legislation have vowed to bring it back in […]

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Missouri outpacing U.S. in manufacturing job growth

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Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, total manufacturing employment has grown 5.7% in Missouri, outpacing national growth of 1.6%, according to the Missouri Chamber’s latest quarterly economic report. Ted […]

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Missouri Chamber applauds Gov. Mike Parson as he signs pro-jobs legislation into law

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On July 6, Gov. Mike Parson signed 31 pieces of legislation into law, including several priority bills of the business community that were supported by the Missouri Chamber. The bills […]

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Leadership Missouri

Leadership Missouri announces 2023 class

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The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry has selected 33 leaders from across the state to participate in the Leadership Missouri program. Founded in 1990, Leadership Missouri identifies current and […]

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Missouri Chamber urges Gov. Parson to sign pro-business bills

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The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry has written to Gov. Mike Parson, formally requesting his signature on several pro-business bills that the Missouri General Assembly sent to his desk […]

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