Annual Meeting

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Missouri Chamber supports crime bill in Missouri House

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In a recent survey of businesses leaders commissioned by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry, many said that crime is an economic issue that must be addressed. With that […]

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Regulatory Sandbox Act seeks to spur innovation in Missouri

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Missouri lawmakers are considering a plan to help nurture new business ideas through regulatory relief. On January, 25, 2023, the House Economic Development Committee heard testimony on HB 268, sponsored […]

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Missouri Chamber supports legislation to modify unemployment benefits

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A state Senate committee is considering legislation that would incentivize unemployed Missourians to rejoin the workforce. Sen. Mike Bernskoetter (R-Jefferson City) is the sponsor of SB 21. At a recent […]

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Senate committee hears testimony in favor of bill to change statute of limitations

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The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry feels state lawmakers should evaluate whether the state’s statute of limitations in certain civil cases, including personal injury claims, best serves all parties […]

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Missouri Chamber opposes efforts to restrict foreign ownership of farmland

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On Jan. 24, 2023, the Senate Agriculture, Food Production and Outdoor Resources Committee heard three Senate bills that would limit foreign ownership of Missouri real estate and agricultural land. Similar […]

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Sign Our Petition: Action Needed to Address Crime in Missouri

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The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry is asking members of the business community to co-sign a letter urging legislators to address crime in the state. According to the Missouri […]

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Gov. Parson calls for action on child care shortages, workforce readiness, public safety, highway investment and high-tech manufacturing

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During his 2023 State of the State speech, Gov. Mike Parson addressed the big issues that matter most to Missouri workers and employers: child care access, workforce readiness, public safety […]

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Missouri STEM Signing Day & Scholarship Award

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Friday, April 26, 202412:00pm–2:00pm St. Louis Science CenterBoeing Exhibit Hall — Main Floor5050 Oakland Ave.St. Louis, MO 63110 TODAY’S TALENT, TOMORROW’S FUTURE Just like signing days for athletes, Missouri STEM […]

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State lawmakers give insight on upcoming legislative session

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Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry members got a chance to hear from leaders in the Missouri Legislature about priorities for the upcoming legislative session during the Missouri Chamber’s annual […]

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According to poll, employers plan for growth, but Missouri must address headwinds slowing our economy

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Missouri business leaders have a mixed outlook for the year ahead. While the vast majority expect to make some sort of investment in 2023, they also predict that growing crime, […]

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