Missouri Chamber names interim president and CEO

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Kara Corches will serve as the interim president and CEO of the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the state’s largest and most powerful business association. The Missouri Chamber Board […]

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Missouri Chamber President and CEO announces retirement

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Daniel P. Mehan has announced his retirement from his role as president and CEO of the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry after nearly three decades at the helm of […]

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Gov. Parson signs pro-business bills into law

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The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry applauds Gov. Mike Parson for signing several pro-business bills that the Missouri General Assembly sent to his desk during the 2024 legislative session. […]

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New funding opportunity for early-stage entrepreneurs

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The Missouri Technology Corporation (MTC) is launching a new pilot program called Proof of Concept for early-stage entrepreneurs developing innovative products. Proof of Concept offers $25,000-$50,000 equity investments to companies […]

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Missouri Chamber PAC announces August 6 primary election endorsements

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The Missouri Chamber PAC announced its support of 18 candidates for seats in the Missouri General Assembly ahead of the primary election on August 6, 2024. The endorsed candidates are: […]

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Job analysis is crucial for employees to understand their role in a business

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A recent survey by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) found that 70% of HR professionals think unclear job roles cause confusion and inefficiency at work. The report concluded […]

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Missouri Chamber applauds Gov. Parson as he signs pro-business budget

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On June 28, Gov. Mike Parson signed a roughly $50.5 billion budget which funds many key business priorities backed by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry, including: “This year’s […]

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Missouri Chamber PAC endorses Lincoln Hough for lieutenant governor

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The Missouri Chamber Political Action Committee announced its support of Sen. Lincoln Hough for Missouri Lieutenant Governor. “Sen. Lincoln Hough has been at the center of Missouri’s efforts to grow […]

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Action needed to stop small business tax hike

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Small business owners will face a large tax increase if Congress does not act by the end of next year. According to the National Federation of Independent Business, three out […]

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Officials break ground on historic I-70 expansion

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State leaders broke ground on a transformative project that will expand I-70 to three lanes and further position Missouri as a national – and global – logistics leader. On June […]

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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 to formally request his signature on several pro-business bills that the Missouri General Assembly sent to his desk […]

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New partnership will provide thousands of Missourians with access to a Health Payment Account

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Starting on June 1, Missourians who participate in the Chamber Benefit Plan will be able to utilize a new benefit called a Health Payment Account (HPA). Created by Paytient— a […]

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Apply for intern and apprentice tax credits

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A preliminary application process will open on July 1 for a new tax credit program aimed at incentivizing businesses to grow the number of interns or apprentices they employ. The […]

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Legislative dysfunction is bad for business

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Political chaos stalls key business priorities during Missouri’s 2024 legislative session, harming employers and families. Legislation to address Missouri’s child care crisis and improve our state’s legal climate failed to […]

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Workforce training, I-44 expansion among business priorities included in state budget

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The Missouri General Assembly has passed a spending plan which includes funding for many key business priorities backed by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry, including money to expand […]

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Missouri Chamber applauds Senate on renewal of FRA program

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The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry commends members of the Senate for passing SB 748, legislation that plays an essential role in Missouri’s economic health by keeping the state’s […]

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Missouri Chamber supports legislation to reform class action lawsuit process

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The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry is backing a tort reform bill that would simplify the rules surrounding class action lawsuits. SB 1509, sponsored by Sen. Curtis Trent (R-Springfield), […]

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Leadership Missouri announces 2024 class

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The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry has selected 26 leaders from across the state to participate in the Leadership Missouri program. Founded in 1990, Leadership Missouri identifies current and […]

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Top 4: Our priorities with two weeks left

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With just two weeks remaining in Missouri’s 2024 legislative session, several critical business priorities hang in the balance. Election year dynamics and a small group of obstructionists in the Senate […]

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Senate gives initial approval to essential health care funding bill

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Despite extended dysfunction and political gamesmanship, the Missouri Senate gave initial approval to legislation that plays an essential role in keeping the state’s hospitals open. Around 3:30 a.m. on Thursday, […]

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Bill to extend teacher externship program awaits Senate debate

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Legislation to allow Missouri teachers to continue to participate in hands-on learning and take that knowledge back to their students was sent this week to the full Senate for consideration. […]

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Missouri Chamber supports second-chance hiring legislation

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A Missouri Senate committee is considering legislation to protect employers who hire individuals who have been involved in the criminal justice system. This week, the Senate Judiciary and Civil and […]

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