Associated Industries of Missouri issues report on 2017 Legislative Session

Associated Industries of Missouri has issued a report: “The 2017 Legislative Session – Summary of Business Issues.” “We applaud Governor Eric Greitens, the Missouri Senate and the Missouri House of Representatives for making this legislative session one that will live long in the memories of employers,” said Ray McCarty, president and CEO of AIM. “Leaders… Read More Associated Industries of Missouri issues report on 2017 Legislative Session

Ray McCarty to speak at RubinBrown’s ‘Missouri & Kansas Tax Legislation and Other Business Development Update’

Tax and other policies at the state and local levels change annually and these changes can significantly impact the operations of your business. To avoid unwanted future surprises, join RubinBrown State and Local Tax specialists, along with our special guests, to learn about the changes that have taken place over the last year, and some insight… Read More Ray McCarty to speak at RubinBrown’s ‘Missouri & Kansas Tax Legislation and Other Business Development Update’

Missouri’s unemployment rate continues to edge down

According to seasonally adjusted data released today by the Missouri Department of Economic Development, the state’s unemployment rate for June edged down a tenth of a point to 3.8 percent. Over the month, Missouri’s nonfarm payroll employment grew by 11,900 jobs. For the full labor report featuring industries that experienced employment gains and losses over… Read More Missouri’s unemployment rate continues to edge down

Missouri House Speaker Richardson preparing to run for state auditor next year

Missouri House Speaker Todd Richardson plans to seek the Republican nomination to challenge state Auditor Nicole Galloway next year, setting up a potentially big fight for the last remaining statewide office in Jefferson City held by a Democrat. Galloway was appointed to the state auditor post in April 2015 by then-Gov. Jay Nixon, also a… Read More Missouri House Speaker Richardson preparing to run for state auditor next year

Governor Eric Greitens announces statewide Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

Yesterday, Governor Eric Greitens signed an executive order directing the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to begin work creating a Prescription Drug Monitoring Program. Through partnerships with private sector leaders, the state will be able to monitor prescribers and dispensers to find and eliminate bad actors in the system. Associated Industries of Missouri… Read More Governor Eric Greitens announces statewide Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

Missouri workers ask MO Supreme Court to review misleading anti-Right to Work ballot language

National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation staff attorneys filed an appeal for a group of Missouri workers asking the state Supreme Court to review a lower court decision permitting misleading ballot language on a series of union boss-backed constitutional amendments designed to overturn the state’s recently enacted Right to Work law. On June 27,… Read More Missouri workers ask MO Supreme Court to review misleading anti-Right to Work ballot language