Missouri Business Headlines

State business registration system unavailable over Thanksgiving break

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The Missouri Secretary of State’s Office has announced that the state’s Business Services online registration and filing system will be converted to a more secure, modern online filing and payment service during the Thanksgiving break. Business Services customers may continue to file online until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 26. The Secretary of State’s Office […]

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Uniting on workforce: Workforce2030 Conference highlights

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Missouri made historic progress in 2019 on a number of important workforce initiatives—many of which were introduced at the Missouri Chamber’s 2018 Workforce2030 Conference. This year, the second annual Workforce2030 Conference returned to St. Louis on Oct. 15-16 to explore what our state must do to continue progress toward becoming a frontrunner in workforce development. […]

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Missouri Chamber PAC endorses Mike Parson for Governor

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The Missouri Chamber Political Action Committee has endorsed Mike Parson for Governor of Missouri. With this endorsement, the Missouri Chamber PAC is urging Missouri voters to support Gov. Parson in the November 3, 2020, election as he seeks to continue his service to Missouri. The endorsement was hosted by WB Industries in O’Fallon. “Gov. Mike […]

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Gov. Mike Parson named Missouri Chamber’s 2019 Man in the Arena

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Gov. Mike Parson is a pro-business champion and the Missouri Chamber is excited to honor him with our highest governmental award — Man in the Arena. Gov. Parson will accept the honor during the Missouri Business Awards on Nov. 14 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. This event serves as the annual meeting of the […]

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Annual MFG Day to inspire future workforce, celebrate Missouri manufacturers on Oct. 4

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On Oct. 4, and throughout the month of October, Missouri factories are opening their doors to high school students to showcase career pathways in the manufacturing industry. The annual celebrations are part of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Dream it. Do it. nationwide initiative to inspire the next generation of makers and innovators. Last […]

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Missouri Chamber honored as 2019 State Chamber of the Year

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The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry has been named the 2019 State Chamber of the Year. The honor, awarded by the Council of State Chambers (COSC), was revealed on Sept. 25 during the COSC’s national convention in Denver. “This is a tremendous honor for our organization as well as the thousands of member companies and local chambers […]

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Putting adults on a fast track to skilled jobs

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It’s never too late to earn a degree. However, for some adults, it can simply be too costly. That will change for many Missourians thanks to the new Fast Track Workforce Incentive Grant. This new financial aid program addresses workforce needs by encouraging adults to pursue a certificate, degree, or industry-recognized credential in an area […]

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44th in the nation — Missouri Chamber demands action on lawsuit climate

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A new report released today reveals that Missouri ranks very near the bottom nationally for lawsuit climate. According to the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform, Missouri’s legal climate ranks 44thin the nation. “Missouri has been making strong progress in recent years to become an attractive place for job growth and business investment. But ranking […]

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Chamber Benefit Plan health insurance now available across Missouri

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With the rising cost health insurance, many small businesses in Missouri have found themselves either priced out of the market or being forced to offer plans with fewer benefits. However, an innovative health insurance model is poised to change that for thousands of small businesses across the state. The Chamber Benefit Plan, available statewide on […]

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Energy & Environment Conference Highlights

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State and national experts came to Columbia on Aug. 20-21 to share policy and project updates as well as research on regulatory and market trends in the energy and environment sectors at the the Missouri Chamber’s  Energy & Environment Conference. Browse highlights from the conference below, or see more on Twitter with the hashtag #MoEE19. […]

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