Missouri Supreme Court continues its judicial activism with minimum wage decision

The Missouri Supreme Court upheld a local minimum wage increase enacted by the City of St. Louis by reversing a circuit court judge who struck it down in 2015. Associated Industries of Missouri joined other groups in opposing the ability of the City to impose a minimum wage higher than the state minimum wage Despite… Read More Missouri Supreme Court continues its judicial activism with minimum wage decision

Members of Congress: An Update

Our Congressmen and Congresswomen are working hard this legislative session. Here are a couple of updates: Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer traveled throughout Missouri to listen to the concerns of his constituents. One visit was to East Central College’s Business and Industry Center to discuss education and Pell Grants. You can view his entire bulletin here. Rep. Vicky Hartzler signed a… Read More Members of Congress: An Update

Missouri Treasurer Eric Schmitt meets with Sierra Bullets President Pat Daly

On Wednesday, Missouri Treasurer Eric Schmitt made a stop in Sedalia to meet with Sierra Bullets President Pat Daly, as the company has announced a new employee benefit related to MOST 529 college savings accounts. Schmitt oversees the MOST 529 program. “We’re being very deliberate about getting out and promoting the things that we do,… Read More Missouri Treasurer Eric Schmitt meets with Sierra Bullets President Pat Daly

FSMA changes are hitting smaller food manufacturing companies

  By Joe Bullinger, Missouri Enterprise Project Manager The Food Safety Modernization Act was signed into law in 2011, with key compliance elements rolling into effect starting in late 2015 and continuing through 2018.  The changes are big, moving the emphasis from response to food supply contamination to prevention. Any company involved in the manufacturing… Read More FSMA changes are hitting smaller food manufacturing companies