Senate passes “border war truce” legislation

Legislation that seeks to end the so-called border war between Kansas and Missouri over businesses is on the move in the state legislature. Thursday (2-27-14), the Missouri Senate gave final passage to SB 635, sponsored by Sen. Ryan Silvey (R-Kansas City).  The bill seeks to codify the truce in Missouri law, contingent on passage of a similar… Read More Senate passes “border war truce” legislation

McCarty, Berry take part in public discussion on taxes

The contrast between those who believe that tax cuts spur economic growth and those that don’t are rarely more publicly evident than they were Wednesday night on the Lincoln University campus in Jefferson City. At a public forum on tax policy, Associated Industries of Missouri’s (AIM) Ray McCarty and tax cut legislation sponsor Rep. T.J.… Read More McCarty, Berry take part in public discussion on taxes

AIM applauds Senator Rob Schaaf’s healthcare quality and cost transparency bill

Senator Rob Schaaf (R-St. Joseph) has filed legislation that would bring more transparency to the cost and quality of healthcare services in Missouri.  Associated Industries of Missouri (AIM) has long supported transparency in healthcare and has made the bill a priority in this legislative session. Senate Bill 956 would require insurers with programs that publicly… Read More AIM applauds Senator Rob Schaaf’s healthcare quality and cost transparency bill

AIM supports more broad-based tax cutting legislation

Associated Industries of Missouri this week spoke in favor of another broad-based tax cutting proposal this week during a hearing by the House Ways and Means Committee. House Bill 1453, sponsored by House Speaker Pro Tem Rep. Denny Hoskins (R-Warrensburg) would reduce Missouri’s corporation income tax rate by 1% and the individual tax rate by… Read More AIM supports more broad-based tax cutting legislation