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Missouri Chamber applauds House passage of child care tax credits

February 09, 2024

A lack of available and affordable child care options has proven costly for Missouri residents and the state in recent years. Legislation to address that challenge passed the House this […]

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Missouri Chamber applauds House passage of child care tax credits

February 08, 2024

Workers, companies, state’s economy in position to benefit from child care legislation JEFFERSON CITY, Mo – A lack of available and affordable child care options has proven costly for Missouri […]

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Child care legislative package moves forward

January 19, 2024

An innovative legislative package that would increase the capacity of child care providers and help businesses offer child care benefits to support the retention and recruitment of employees is quickly […]

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Missouri Chamber urges passage of child care tax credits

January 12, 2024

Eighty percent of business leaders in Missouri declare that the difficulty in finding available and affordable child care is hurting their ability to recruit and retain workers. That comes at […]

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

December 21, 2023

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

October 05, 2023

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

August 04, 2023

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 Chamber applauds House on passage of child care tax credits

April 03, 2023

The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry praised House lawmakers on the passage of HB 870, a legislative package to help mitigate the child care crisis in Missouri. The bill […]

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Senate committee hears testimony on child care legislative package supported by Missouri Chamber

March 03, 2023

A Missouri Senate committee recently heard testimony on an innovative legislative package which would increase the capacity of child care providers and help businesses offer child care benefits to support […]

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