Yesterday’s special election yielded a great outcome for the business community. Representative Sandy Crawford (R) was elected to the Missouri Senate, filling a seat left vacant when Lt. Governor Mike Parson was elected to his current position. Rep. Crawford has always been a friend of Missouri business, scoring a 100% voting record with Associated Industries… Read More Congratulations to winners of the special election: Sandy Crawford and Sara Walsh!
West Plains area residents needing to increase their employ-ability skills to meet the demands of today’s manufacturing industries are encouraged to attend the “GOCAT Showcase” between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 10, at the Greater Ozarks Center for Advanced Technology (GOCAT), 125 North Howell Ave., in West Plains. Sponsored by Missouri State University-West Plains… Read More GOCAT Showcase this Thursday, Aug. 10
Bryan Cave attorney, labor expert, and Second Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Associated Industries of Missouri, Jerry M. Hunter, appeared today on the Charlie Brennan show on KMOX to discuss SB 43 and the recent NAACP travel advisory based, at least in part, on the passage of that bill. You may listen… Read More Jerry M. Hunter speaks on KMOX’s Charlie Brennan show about SB 43
By Ray McCarty, President and CEO, Associated Industries of Missouri We received a call Tuesday, August 1, from a CBS Evening News producer wanting to do a story on Senate Bill 43, the employment law reform bill we helped pass in the last legislative session. Specifically, the producer said the story was on the NAACP’s… Read More “Fake news” or unfair reporting?
On Friday, July 28th, Mississippi Lime Company hosted the Director of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources – Ms. Carol Comer – for a tour of their Ste. Genevieve, MO manufacturing facility. Accompanying Director Comer were Mr. Jackson Bostic, MDNR Regional Director, and Mr. Paden Grant, MDNR Community Services Coordinator. The MDNR personnel toured Mississippi… Read More Missouri DNR Director Comer visits Mississippi Lime
July 27, 2017 – Yesterday, the president/CEO of Associated Industries of Missouri (AIM), Ray McCarty, along with professionals from Rubin Brown, spoke to a large group in St. Louis regarding business issues considered in the recently completed 2017 Missouri Legislative Session. The event was hosted by Rubin Brown’s St. Louis office. McCarty gave each attendee… Read More AIM President Ray McCarty talks about 2017 Legislative Session in St. Louis
Associated Industries of Missouri has issued a report: “The 2017 Legislative Session – Summary of Business Issues.” “We applaud Governor Eric Greitens, the Missouri Senate and the Missouri House of Representatives for making this legislative session one that will live long in the memories of employers,” said Ray McCarty, president and CEO of AIM. “Leaders… Read More Associated Industries of Missouri issues report on 2017 Legislative Session