Chamber & Capitol News

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

Missouri Chamber supports crime bill in Missouri House

January 27, 2023

In a recent survey of businesses leaders commissioned by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry, many said that crime is an economic issue that must be addressed. With that […]

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Regulatory Sandbox Act seeks to spur innovation in Missouri

January 26, 2023

Missouri lawmakers are considering a plan to help nurture new business ideas through regulatory relief. On January, 25, 2023, the House Economic Development Committee heard testimony on HB 268, sponsored […]

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Missouri Chamber supports legislation to modify unemployment benefits

January 26, 2023

A state Senate committee is considering legislation that would incentivize unemployed Missourians to rejoin the workforce. Sen. Mike Bernskoetter (R-Jefferson City) is the sponsor of SB 21. At a recent […]

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Senate committee hears testimony in favor of bill to change statute of limitations

January 24, 2023

The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry feels state lawmakers should evaluate whether the state’s statute of limitations in certain civil cases, including personal injury claims, best serves all parties […]

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Missouri Chamber opposes efforts to restrict foreign ownership of farmland

January 24, 2023

On Jan. 24, 2023, the Senate Agriculture, Food Production and Outdoor Resources Committee heard three Senate bills that would limit foreign ownership of Missouri real estate and agricultural land. Similar […]

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Sign Our Petition: Action Needed to Address Crime in Missouri

January 23, 2023

The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry is asking members of the business community to co-sign a letter urging legislators to address crime in the state. According to the Missouri […]

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Gov. Parson calls for action on child care shortages, workforce readiness, public safety, highway investment and high-tech manufacturing

January 20, 2023

During his 2023 State of the State speech, Gov. Mike Parson addressed the big issues that matter most to Missouri workers and employers: child care access, workforce readiness, public safety […]

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2023 STEM Day at the Capitol

January 17, 2023

Thursday, March 2, 2023 Join us for our annual STEM Day at the Capitol in Jefferson City on Thursday, March 2, 2023, with a focus on K-12, higher education, business and industry […]

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Missouri STEM Signing Day & Scholarship Award

January 10, 2023

Friday, April 28, 2023   TODAY’S TALENT, TOMORROW’S FUTURE Just like signing days for athletes, Missouri STEM Signing Day celebrates Missouri high school seniors as they make their commitments to […]

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