Expert Witness bill receives initial approval in the Missouri House

HB 153, sponsored by Representative Kevin Corlew and supported by Associated Industries of Missouri, received initial approval by the Missouri House today. The bill would adopt the same standard for evaluating expert witnesses that is used in federal courts and more than 40 states. The bill now moves to the Missouri Senate for further consideration. According to… Read More Expert Witness bill receives initial approval in the Missouri House

Congress begins “Midnight Regs” cleanup

Update 2/2/17: House Republicans began debate Wednesday on a measure to rescind rules designed to protect streams. The House also approved a CRA resolution undoing an SEC rule issued under the Dodd-Frank Act that “requires oil, natural gas and mineral developers to file more detailed financial information.” The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) issued its… Read More Congress begins “Midnight Regs” cleanup

Mark Fields named advisor on U.S. Manufacturing Jobs Initiative

The White House announced as part of its overall job creation agenda the launch of a Manufacturing Jobs Initiative. Mark Fields of Ford was named as an one of the initial business leaders assisting with this initiative. “Ford employs more hourly workers and produces more vehicles in the United States than any other automaker,” they issued in… Read More Mark Fields named advisor on U.S. Manufacturing Jobs Initiative

Trump takes steps toward construction of the Keystone XL pipeline

President Donald Trump took steps to advance construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. The move was one of Trump’s first actions in office and is supported by Associated Industries of Missouri. In February of 2014, AIM sent a letter to the Bureau of Energy Resources expressing support for the Keystone XL pipeline. The letter urged… Read More Trump takes steps toward construction of the Keystone XL pipeline

Right to Work passes in both the Missouri House and Senate

Senate Bill 19 (Brown), a Right to Work bill supported by Associated Industries of Missouri, was passed Thursday in the Senate. The bill will now move to the Missouri House for consideration. If passed by the House, the measure will go to the governor for approval. A similar proposal, HB 91 (Rehder), also supported by AIM,… Read More Right to Work passes in both the Missouri House and Senate