Missouri Business Headlines

Bill to lower workers’ compensation costs heard in the senate

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When an employee is hurt on the job, the employer has an obligation to pay for the medical cost of the employee if they were hurt performing work duties. Currently, the law caps the employer at $1,000 in out of pocket medical costs before a claim must be sent to insurance. Sen. Dave Schatz is […]

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Missouri Chamber supports effort to establish Prescription Drug Monitoring Act

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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 fought an addiction to prescription medication and is now sober, but a network of providers monitoring how many prescriptions she was able to fill could […]

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Brad Green joins Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry staff as Director of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs

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The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry welcomes Brad Green as the organization’s new Director of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs. Brad Green joins the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s legislative affairs department, joining efforts to protect and advance Missouri business by advocating for pro-business legislation and policy in the State Capitol. He works directly with the state’s elected […]

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Brendan Cossette named Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry Chief Operating Officer

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Brendan Cossette has been named the chief operating officer of the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the state’s largest business association representing more than 50,000 Missouri employers. In his new role, Cossette will provide strategic leadership and day-to-day operational direction to senior management and staff across the Missouri Chamber organization. In addition to directing […]

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