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Highlights from the Critical Infrastructure Conference

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On Oct. 3, the Missouri and Illinois Chambers of Commerce teamed up to host a conference focused on taking a regional approach to infrastructure development in St. Louis and the metro east region. Watch highlights from the event below. Critical infrastructure tour Fascinating tour of the infrastructure in metro-east St. Louis that connects the nation's […]

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Missouri Chamber to recognize Missouri’s fastest growing companies

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Seven of the fastest growing companies in Missouri will be honored by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry with the 2018 Fast Track award during the annual Missouri Business Awards in Kansas City on Nov. 15. “These companies are a driving force behind economic growth in Missouri,” said Daniel P. Mehan, Missouri Chamber president […]

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Statement: Supreme Court will not hear Amendment 1 case

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The following statement is from Daniel P. Mehan, President and CEO of the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry:   “The Missouri Supreme Court has decided not to hear our argument why Amendment 1 is unfit to go before Missouri voters. We have no further avenues to block this poorly drafted amendment before it appears […]

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New study highlights the pervasiveness of legal advertising

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The American Tort Reform Association has released a new study analyzing trial attorney advertising in Missouri and other national litigation hotspots. The study found that in the St. Louis market, trial lawyers spent $860,000 on nearly 14,000 television ads between April and June of this year. That amounts to 153 ads soliciting legal claims or […]

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Statement: Amendment 1 lawsuit decision

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The following statement is from Daniel P. Mehan, President and CEO of the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry: “We are disappointed in today’s appeals court decision which makes it more likely Missouri voters will have to decide a deceptive, poorly-drafted amendment. Today’s decision not only keeps Amendment 1 on the November ballot, it also […]

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Legislature passes computer science bill

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On Sept. 14, lawmakers passed a bill to bolster computer science and STEM education in Missouri. The legislation is now set to become law with the governor’s signature. House Bill 3 will incentivize more Missouri high schoolers to take computer science courses by allowing those courses to count toward graduation as a math, science or […]

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Missouri Chamber wins lawsuit to remove Amdt. 1 from ballot

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A judge ruled on Sept. 14 that Amendment 1 should be removed from the Nov. 6 ballot. The lawsuit, brought by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry, focused on how the language of Amendment 1 bundles several different issues into a single ballot item. This is not allowed under the Missouri Constitution. Judge Green […]

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Missouri Chamber to launch statewide internship portal

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According to the Missouri Chamber’s Missouri 2030 strategic plan, there is an acute shortage of skilled workers in our state today. This has become the number one problem for employers in Missouri. In addition to employees acquiring the right skills, more opportunities for work-based learning are needed to ensure that today’s students can achieve success […]

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Revised computer science bill passes House committee

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Sept. 14 update: House Bill 3 has been Truly Agreed To And Finally Passed and awaits the Governor’s signature. During the special legislative session this week, lawmakers are working to revise and pass a bill that will incentivize more Missouri high schoolers to take computer science courses by allowing those courses to count toward graduation […]

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