Chamber & Capitol News

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

With federal efforts halted, should Missouri stop preparing for the Clean Power Plan?

March 08, 2016

With the federal Clean Power Plan currently in legal limbo, the Missouri House is considering a bill to pause Missouri’s implementation efforts. Rep. Jack Bondon, a Republican from Belton, has […]

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A plan to grow jobs in rural Missouri is heard in the Senate

March 04, 2016

The Senate Jobs committee this week, members were informed that the economic performance in rural Missouri ranks well behind the urban parts of the state. One important factor behind this […]

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Arbitration hangs in balance in H&R Block appeal

February 19, 2016

With Missouri businesses already struggling to enforce arbitration agreements, an important case was heard in Kansas City that threatens do even more damage. In the case, Manuel Lopez is suing […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Candidates for governor to discuss their plans to grow Missouri’s economy

February 17, 2016

Candidates in the race to become the next governor of Missouri will have a chance to tell Missouri’s business community how they would support Missouri job creators at the 2016 […]

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Employee ownership — A proposal to encourage ESOPs

January 27, 2016

In the mid-1980s, Burns & McDonnell found itself at a major turning point. At the time, the Kansas City engineering firm was owned by Armco Steel. However, Armco was interested […]

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Kelly Dyer to help create Missouri jobs by supporting entrepreneurs and developing new business

January 21, 2016

JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry is taking a hands-on approach to help individual Missouri businesses grow. Through a partnership with the Missouri Small Business & […]

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Christopher Farnam joins Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry staff

January 21, 2016

The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry welcomes Christopher Farnam as the organization’s new Assistant Director of Missouri Legislative Services. In that role, he is responsible for monitoring all legislative […]

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Missouri Chamber supports effort to establish Prescription Drug Monitoring Act

January 20, 2016

Rep. Holly Rehder’s mission to establish a prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) in Missouri started at home. Rep. Rehder, of Sikeston, has testified in the past that her daughter has […]

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House committee tackles prevailing wage and paycheck protection

January 20, 2016

A politician that uses taxpayer funds for personal political campaigns can be sent to jail.  Yet, current Missouri law allows thousands in taxpayers’ dollars to go to political campaigns every […]

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