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Missouri Chamber backs Fast Track bill in House committee

April 14, 2022

On Thursday, Sen. Lincoln Hough (R-Springfield) brought his Fast Track bill before a House committee for consideration. Championed by the Missouri Chamber and passed into law in 2019, the Fast […]

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Bill would give Missouri adults chance to earn high school diploma, open door to more job opportunities

January 27, 2022

A new adult workforce diploma program could become part of the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s toolbox with a bill proposed by Rep. Jon Patterson. A House committee […]

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$50 million grant program opens for Missouri businesses

July 15, 2020

Gov. Mike Parson has announced $50 million in new grant programs for Missouri businesses. “The COVID-19 crisis has severely impacted Missouri businesses,” said Parson. “However, this challenge has not stopped […]

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Greitens administration urges ideas from employers to help reduce red tape

July 13, 2017

Gov. Greitens has launched a new website to give Missouri employers a chance to speak out against regulations that are harming business. Here, employers can submit recommendations to reduce government […]

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The Missouri Chamber applauds Gov. Greitens’ pick to head the Missouri Department of Economic Development

June 02, 2017

The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry voiced its support as Gov. Greitens filled a position critical to Missouri employers. Greitens named Rob Dixon as Director of the Missouri Department […]

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St. Louis City’s minimum wage rises to $10 per hour

May 04, 2017

On May 4 in a St. Louis circuit court, Judge Steven Ohmer lifted the injunction on a city ordinance allowing St. Louis City to raise its minimum wage to $10 […]

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Legislation would help adult workers receive high school diplomas

April 06, 2017

Today’s economy is changing rapidly. The need to compete on a global scale is raising the bar for all workers. Rep. Travis Fitzwater, a Republican from Holts Summit, is championing […]

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Protected: February 2017 Missouri Chamber Board Meeting

February 09, 2017

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Fast-growing foodservice company in central Missouri sells 100% of business to its employees via an ESOP

January 17, 2017

HOLTS SUMMIT, MO.     The sole shareholders of PFSbrands — Shawn and Julie Burcham — have concluded the sale of their company to its employees through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan […]

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Collateral source reform is an important first step to balance Missouri’s civil justice system

January 11, 2017

It’s no surprise that tort reform would be among the first bills reviewed by the Missouri General Assembly in the 2017 Legislative Session. Veto after veto by former Gov. Jay […]

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More action on labor reform: Senate takes up right-to-work and paycheck protection legislation

January 11, 2017

Following a full day of committee review and the passage of right-to-work legislation by the Missouri House, today the Missouri Senate took up two important labor reform issues during a […]

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Missouri can make significant gains in economic standing and opportunities for workers in 2017

January 04, 2017

Missouri’s business community has unfinished business to resolve in the 2017 Legislative Session. After nearly a decade of vetoes of labor, civil justice, unemployment insurance and workers’ compensation reforms, these […]

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Job opportunity in Missouri Chamber Foundation

August 15, 2016

The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry is seeking to fill a support team position as assistant to the Foundation. The ideal candidate would be organized with keen attention to […]

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New law can help employers stabilize workers’ compensation costs

July 29, 2016

The deadline for Gov. Nixon to take action on legislation passed in the 2016 Session expired this month. In all, the governor signed 115 bills, vetoed 23 and allowed three […]

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Supreme Court strikes down unemployment insurance reform law – Missouri Chamber will pursue legislation in 2017

July 26, 2016

JEFFERSON CITY – A law to better manage Missouri’s Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund was struck down by the Missouri Supreme Court on July 26, 2016. The High Court ruled that […]

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Remediation and lack of rigor in high school costs students and the economy — Gov. Nixon signs legislation to address that problem in Missouri

June 22, 2016

Only 15 percent of Missouri business owners believe that Missouri high schools are preparing students for the workplace, according to a Gallup survey commissioned by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce […]

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Missouri Chamber and business executives urge Gov. Nixon to sign employee ownership bill into law

June 03, 2016

Turning workers into owners through an employee stock ownership plan, or ESOP, is a good way to provide employees valuable retirement savings and a greater stake in the success of […]

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Make the most out of your Missouri Chamber membership through UPS savings!

May 13, 2016

Through the UPS® Savings Program, you can save up to 34 percent when you ship with UPS. Whether you need your documents or packages to arrive the next day or […]

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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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