Senate Banking Committee set to consider Garrett nomination Wednesday

In its “Week Ahead” column, The Hill (10/30, Lane) reports the Senate Banking Committee will “meet on Nov. 1 to grill Trump’s nominee to lead the Export-Import Bank, former Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ),” pointing out that Garrett “faces a tough road to confirmation.” The article states that “Republicans and Democrats from US manufacturing hotbeds say they fear the conservative… Read More Senate Banking Committee set to consider Garrett nomination Wednesday

AIM’s “Missouri Manufacturing, Tax and Business Conference” a big success

Last week, many business leaders, accountants, attorneys and human resource professionals gathered for the annual AIM conference featuring speakers on hot topics such as cyber-security, legislation affecting employers, and tax developments. The keynote speaker, Lt. Governor Mike Parson, spoke about a new program he started called, “Buy Missouri” (#BuyMo).  The program is designed to educate… Read More AIM’s “Missouri Manufacturing, Tax and Business Conference” a big success

Lt. Gov Mike Parson, AIM and others launch “Buy Missouri” program

Missouri Lt. Gov. Mike Parson spoke at the St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday morning to launch a new statewide initiative called Buy Missouri. The announcement was Parson’s first stop on a two-day tour of promoting the Buy Mo advertising campaign in 10 Missouri cities. “The whole idea of ‘Buy Missouri’ is to promote… Read More Lt. Gov Mike Parson, AIM and others launch “Buy Missouri” program

NAM: Monday Economic Report

In the most recent Beige Book, the 12 Federal Reserve banks noted modest growth in all of its districts, but businesses in several regions cited disruptions in activity from recent hurricanes. Along those lines, the Federal Reserve estimates that those storms subtracted 0.25 percentage points from industrial productiongrowth in September. Even with that drag, manufacturing production edged… Read More NAM: Monday Economic Report