Governor’s Ham Breakfast event at Missouri State Fair

AIM President Ray McCarty and Membership Director Greg Hausman attended the Governor’s Ham Breakfast Thursday at the Missouri State Fair. The annual event is one that usually attracts politicos from across the state and this year was no exception. Governor Mike Parson addressed the crowd to rousing applause and many other state office holders, senators,… Read More Governor’s Ham Breakfast event at Missouri State Fair

Talent for Tomorrow looking to solve workforce problems

AIM President Ray McCarty, a member of the Talent for Tomorrow Task Force, attended a meeting of that group this week. The task force is comprised of leaders from business, education, and economic development. “Talent for Tomorrow” and the “Best in Midwest” are two efforts that aim to bring together programs and initiatives across state… Read More Talent for Tomorrow looking to solve workforce problems

Missouri Budget Director says state finances looking strongest in years

Dan Haug, Missouri Budget Director, stated that Missouri is entering the fiscal year in good shape. Missouri’s past fiscal year ended with a last-minute $350 million surplus. However there has been a decline in revenue collection. Haug said his office will only be concerned if the income tax decline continues for several more months. Individual… Read More Missouri Budget Director says state finances looking strongest in years

NAM: Global Manufacturing Economic Update

While the global economy has expanded modestly, many markets continue to soften. The J.P. Morgan Global Manufacturing PMI edged down 53.0 in June to 52.7 in July, the lowest level in 12 months. The headline data have trended slightly lower since reaching nearly a seven-year high in December (54.5), but the data remain encouraging overall, reflecting progress over… Read More NAM: Global Manufacturing Economic Update