Missouri Business Headlines

Gov. Parson highlights Missouri 2030 progress

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Gov. Mike Parson praised the progress being made toward the goals of the Missouri 2030 strategic plan during a Sept. 5 event. The remarks came during a dinner with Missouri 2030 supporters at The River Club in Kansas City. “We are making progress in our state,” Parson said. “And the business community, through their work […]

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Appellate court dismisses lawsuit to remove Prop D from ballot

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The Missouri Western District Court of Appeals ruled on Sept. 4 that a referendum increasing the fuel tax by 10 cents over four years can stay on the Nov. 6 ballot. The appellate panel of three judges agreed that it was premature to challenge Prop D’s constitutionality before the vote takes place. The lawsuit claimed […]

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Judge hears Missouri Chamber’s challenge to Amendment 1

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On Aug. 31, Judge Green heard the Missouri Chamber’s lawsuit to stop a disingenuous, out-of-state effort to upend Missouri’s political system. If successful, the challenge will remove Amendment 1 from the Nov. 6 statewide ballot. This would spare Missourians from having to decide whether or not to approve this deceptive amendment to the state’s constitution. […]

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Missouri Chamber, Missouri Enterprise join forces for Manufacturing Day

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The Missouri Chamber and Missouri Enterprise are joining forces this MFG Day to help manufacturers across the state open their doors to students and showcase manufacturing careers. Many people still have an antiquated idea of what manufacturing looks like, when in fact today’s manufacturing jobs are some of the most high-tech and high-paying. There are […]

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Missouri’s bright energy future

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On Aug. 22-23, industry leaders brought optimistic messages of innovation and opportunity to the Missouri Chamber’s Energy & Environment Conference in Columbia. Conference presenters were excited about the potential of renewable energy, the dropping costs of producing new technologies and less burdensome regulation from current political administrations. Warner Baxter, the chairman, president and CEO of […]

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Missouri Chamber files legal challenge to Amendment 1

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The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry has filed a lawsuit to stop a disingenuous, out-of-state effort to upend Missouri’s political system. If successful, the Missouri Chamber’s legal challenge will remove Amendment 1 from the Nov. 6 statewide ballot. This would spare Missourians from having to decide whether or not to approve this deceptive amendment […]

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Missouri Chamber Reports Lawmakers’ Grades From 2018 Legislative Session

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The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry has released its 2018 Legislative Vote Ratings. This annual ranking provides the business community with a measure of how lawmakers voted on a comprehensive list of important business issues in the regular 2018 Legislative Session. To compile this tool, the Missouri Chamber selected the most critical votes of […]

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Missouri Chamber PAC endorsed candidates win primary

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Missouri Chamber Political Action Committee endorsed candidates Dave Griffith and Tony Luetkemeyer both won their primary elections on Aug. 7 and will appear on the ballot in the General Election on Nov. 6. Dave Griffith, a Republican, is running for the House of Representatives in District 60. During his campaign, he has highlighted the importance […]

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Statement on Proposition A

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The following statement is from Daniel P. Mehan, president and CEO of the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Using a roughly $20 million war chest, union bosses have blocked Missourians from having the freedom to decide whether or not they join a union and pay dues. As our state became a national battleground over […]

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Trial attorneys attempting to buy crucial Senate seat

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Trial attorneys are attempting to block future efforts to reform Missouri’s legal climate by buying a northern Missouri Senate seat. The trial attorney cash infusion is boosting Nate Walker, one of four Republicans running to replace Sen. Brian Munzlinger in Senate District 18. Missouri has one of the worst legal climates in the nation. The […]

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