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Senate passes Wasson’s job training bill before Spring Break

Senate passes Wasson’s job training bill before Spring Break

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Hours before leaving the Capitol for the start of Spring Break, the Missouri Senate took a final vote on a job training bill they had been working on throughout the week. Sen. Jay Wasson, R-Nixa, filed SB 10, which seeks to modify parts of the Missouri Works and Missouri Works Training programs,

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Department of Economic Development names recipients of energy loan program

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Division of Energy within the Department of Economic Development (DED) announced Thursday the 11 recipients of award for their 2017 energy loan program. Four public school systems, five municipal governments, one community college and one hospital will receive loans totaling roughly $3 million to make improvements to their facilities aimed

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Governor’s Conference on Economic Development to focus on successful Missouri companies

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – At their annual conference, the Department of Economic Development will encourage business owners and municipal leaders to examine what made successful Missouri companies… well, successful. This September, the Governor’s Conference on Economic Development will examine certain industries that have seen a lot of growth recently and how interested parties can integrate their own

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Small Business Regulatory Fairness Board fails state audit

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Small Business Regulatory Fairness Board has failed a state audit, drawing the ire of the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry. In a report released Tuesday, state auditor Nicole Galloway said the board was, “not functional and is not achieving its primary objective of monitoring regulations that impact small businesses.”

Division of Energy sets recommendations for Comprehensive Energy Plan

ST. LOUIS – The Missouri Department of Economic Development’s Department of Energy released recommendations for a statewide comprehensive energy plan Wednesday at a conference in St. Louis. “With world-class research institutions, innovative businesses and a highly-skilled workforce, Missouri is well-positioned to build a more secure and independent energy future that will benefit families and businesses

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New DED regulations poised to kill successful economic development program

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – This morning, thousands of workers walked into the headquarters of Express Scripts at the intersection of Interstate 70 and Hanley Road in St. Louis to start their day, never thinking about a tax credit program that proved the difference in their jobs being in located in St. Louis, instead of another