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Regulatory Sandbox Act would provide business innovation boost

January 12, 2024

Removing barriers of entry for entrepreneurs and small businesses through the Regulatory Sandbox Act is once again under consideration by the Missouri General Assembly. The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and […]

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Missouri’s technology economy continues to grow

January 08, 2024

Missouri Chamber’s Technology2030 report identifies industry strengths that include overall and manufacturing job growth JEFFERSON CITY, Mo – With a diversified economy critical to any state’s long-term success, Missouri has […]

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Feds designate two Missouri locations as Tech Hubs

November 02, 2023

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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Lawmakers look to increase Missouri’s microchip and energy production

April 06, 2023

The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry testified in favor of a bill aimed at helping small companies innovate and end the country’s dependence on foreign microchip and energy production.  […]

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Missouri Chamber supports cybersecurity grant legislation

February 07, 2023

The threat of cyberattacks on business is more severe today than ever before. With this in mind, the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry is in strong support of HB […]

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The Missouri Technology Alliance offers a look inside Missouri tech and innovation

October 17, 2022

The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently offered state lawmakers and members of the business community a chance to learn more about the state of tech and innovation in […]

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Closing the IT Gap

August 24, 2022

$6M Missouri Chamber apprenticeship grant is a game changer for the tech industry This story was featured in the Summer 2022 issue of Missouri Business magazine. Jazmin Delgado is on […]

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Apprenticeship grant trains 1,500 workers for high-demand tech jobs

July 12, 2022

An innovative program spearheaded by the Missouri Chamber Foundation is helping the workforce keep pace with fast growth in the tech industry. Since its inception in 2020, the Missouri Chamber […]

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Committee approves bill jeopardizing intellectual property

March 31, 2022

This week a Missouri House committee voted to approve a so-called “right to repair” bill with the intention of helping farmers repair their equipment — an idea that comes attached […]

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“Right to repair” bill would jeopardize intellectual property

March 04, 2022

A Missouri House committee is considering a so-called “right to repair” bill with the intention of helping farmers repair their equipment — but the idea comes attached to a critical […]

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House committee considers cybersecurity grants for Missouri businesses

February 11, 2022

A unique new proposal to offer grants to Missouri businesses of all sizes to shore up their cybersecurity is making its way through the legislature. House Bill 2436 calls for […]

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Protecting employers from cyberattacks

January 20, 2022

The threat of a cyberattack looms over every Missouri business — large and small. In fact, nearly 90 percent of Missouri businesses today are concerned about cybersecurity, with roughly a […]

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Innovative delivery technology bill gets Gov. Parson’s signature

June 22, 2021

Companies will soon be able to deploy innovative delivery technology in Missouri thanks to a bill Gov. Mike Parson signed on June 22. Senate Bill 176 was sponsored by Sen. […]

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Bill facilitating innovative delivery technology gets final approval

May 05, 2021

Companies like Amazon and FedEx will soon be able to deploy innovative delivery technology in Missouri thanks to the passage of Senate Bill 176. Personal Delivery Devices, or PDDs, are […]

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US Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia, tech employers tout apprenticeship expansion

October 30, 2020

Apprenticeships are booming in Missouri as a vital tool to help build a strong workforce while preparing displaced and underemployed workers for hard-to-fill tech jobs. Missouri employers shared this message […]

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