Chamber & Capitol News

Stay up-to-date on the latest news from the Missouri Chamber and the capitol.

Missouri works to narrow the child care gap facing employees and employers

September 22, 2022

Even before the COVID pandemic, child care shortages were putting a strain on Missouri’s workforce. Unfortunately, the pandemic made that problem worse, and a study conducted by the Missouri Chamber […]

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Tax-cut proposal passed by Senate, now in the hands of House lawmakers

September 22, 2022

Lawmakers were back in the Capitol this week addressing the governor’s call for a special session to decrease personal income tax rates and address agricultural-focused tax credits that he vetoed […]

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Missouri Chamber works with MU Extension to provide recovery friendly workplace resources

September 22, 2022

More than 70 percent of Missouri employers suffer consequences due to drug misuse. Nearly 50 percent of those surveyed said their business has experienced absenteeism due to drugs and 19 […]

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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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The Inflation Reduction Act needs a closer look

August 12, 2022

The following is an opinion editorial by Daniel P. Mehan, president and CEO of the Missouri Chamber. With little time remaining, I am urging Missouri’s business community to take a […]

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Missouri 2030: Economic Update with Ted Abernathy

July 26, 2022

Each quarter, economist Ted Abernathy provides an in-depth look at Missouri’s economy. Abernathy is the managing partner of Economic Leadership and is the author of Missouri 2030, the Missouri Chamber […]

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The urgent business case for a statewide approach to crime

July 14, 2022

The following op-ed was originally published in the St. Louis Business Journal. By Daniel P. Mehan “We were taking fire on the fourth floor.” I’ll never forget standing with that […]

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Putting Missouri on the map to lead the innovation of advanced manufacturing

July 14, 2022

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson participated in a ceremonial bill signing with the API Innovation Center (APIIC) @ Cortex on Thursday for House Bill (HB) 3007. The bill went into effect […]

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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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