Groups spar over House Bill 253 at EDC panel.
It’s time to take action to grow your business. That’s the key point to the upcoming Manufacturing Excellence Conference and Tax Cut Rally September 10 and 11, hosted by Associated Industries of Missouri (AIM) and the Missouri Center for Manufacturing Excellence (MCME). The conference features free registration, and will be held at the Double Tree… Read More Plan now to attend AIM’s Manufacturing Excellence Conference and Tax Cut Rally
Tax experts may be surprised by Attorney General Chris Koster’s opinion that a provision in HB 253 would apply retroactively. The decision states that if certain conditions are met, language in HB 253 would retroactively change the income tax rate and allow taxpayers refunds of income taxes previously paid. “General Koster’s opinion seems contrary to the normal course of action… Read More Koster ruling surprising, but only one piece in tax cut opposition’s Doomsday scenario
The AP (8/29) reports General Motors says it will starting selling nearly autonomous vehicles before the end of the decade. Yesterday, engineers displayed the “Super Cruise” system for journalists at GM’s testing grounds in Milford, Michigan. GM’s system “uses radar and cameras to steer the car and keep it between lane lines.”
Associated Industries of Missouri member company Toyota Bodine announced Thursday it will invest $3 million into its facility in Troy. The investment will allow the plant to expand and to add 35 new employees. The city of Troy is doing its part by improving the road that leads to the facility. “We appreciate the support… Read More Toyota Bodine expands facility, plans more jobs in Troy
Recently, Associated Industries of Missouri president Ray McCarty had the chance to debate the merits of House Bill 253 with North Kansas City Schools Superintendent Todd White and Liberty Public Schools Superintendent John Jungmann at a forum hosted by the Clay County Economic Development Council. Read an article about the forum in the Gladstone Dispatch.
Some good news for Associated Industries of Missouri Circle of Elite Organizations’ member The Boeing Company. The company announced Thursday it had entered into a letter of intent to sell 65 new airplanes to WestJet Airlines. Read the company’s release here.