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Missouri Chamber and partners launch free statewide internship matching service

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A new service will help build a bridge between employers and tomorrow’s workforce. Missouri Intern Connect — www.mointernconnect.com — is a free online platform that will link young Missourians with internship opportunities. The goal of Missouri Intern Connect is to give young people a connection to employers. These connections will then lead to job opportunities […]

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Legislation to watch as session ramps up

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The Missouri General Assembly is wrapping up its second week of the state’s 100th Legislative Session. As legislative committees are formed and lawmakers prepare to hold the first bill hearings of the session, here is a look at some of the most important bills likely to see action early this year. Legal climate reform Missouri’s […]

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Statement: Business community backs Gov. Parson’s focus on transportation, workforce

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Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry President and CEO Daniel P. Mehan released the following statement in response to Gov. Mike Parson’s State of the State address.   “Since taking office last summer, Gov. Mike Parson has demonstrated an innate understanding that Missouri’s economic future hinges on our ability to fix our deteriorating transportation system […]

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Missouri Chamber releases 2019 Legislative Agenda

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The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry has released its 2019 pro-business agenda as lawmakers prepare to build on last year’s progress. Among the Missouri Chamber’s top priorities are civil justice and initiative petition reforms, infrastructure investment, and workforce development policies. Civil justice reforms Too often, plaintiffs with little or no connection to Missouri are […]

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Leadership Missouri Alumni donate $72,300 to Governor’s Mansion restoration

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Visiting the Missouri Governor’s Mansion is an important tradition for Leadership Missouri. Each year, the leadership development program gathers at the mansion as a new class sets off on a seven-month tour visiting communities and businesses across our state. This year, the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Leadership Missouri Alumni Association decided […]

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Latest Judicial Hellholes report underscores need for venue reform

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With the state legislative session less than a month away, a new report from the American Tort Reform Association should help convince lawmakers that 2019 must be the year when the Missouri General Assembly passes long overdue reforms to improve our legal climate. The annual Judicial Hellholes report shows the City of St. Louis maintaining […]

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2018 Missouri Business Award Highlights

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Let the #MoBizAwards festivities begin! @HRBlock President/CEO @jjones joins us to celebrate H&R Block’s Champion of Enterprise win. pic.twitter.com/yn35hW4C3W — Missouri Chamber (@MissouriChamber) November 16, 2018 The Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce is setting the standard in the chamber business. President @LaraMVermillion and her team are here this evening to accept their Chamber of the […]

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Missouri Business Awards celebrates H&R Block, business success

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The 2018 Missouri Business Awards brought a celebration of business success to Kansas City. The event highlighted our state’s top leaders in private industry, education and government policy. The night’s top honor went to H&R Block, which was named the 2018 Champion of Enterprise. “This award recognizes an outstanding Missouri employer that has demonstrated true […]

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Missouri Chamber unveils statewide internship effort

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During the 2018 Missouri Business Awards in Kansas City, Missouri Chamber President and CEO Dan Mehan revealed that a new statewide internship effort would launch soon. The Missouri Chamber is preparing to launch a new service called Missouri Intern Connect. “When we started Missouri 2030, our research revealed that Missouri is losing our young workers. […]

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