Tag: missouri chamber

Experts urge companies to beef up systems at Missouri Chamber’s Cybersecurity Summit

COLUMBIA, Mo. – As the threat of cybersecurity continues to loom in today’s digital age, both Missouri’s public and private sectors have turned their eyes to finding ways to not only address the threat but also find ways to prevent attacks. A number of national experts gathered at Mizzou Arena […]

Democrats ask Greitens to veto discrimination bill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – House Democrats made one final, desperate attempt to defeat SB 43 Wednesday morning by gathering outside of Gov. Eric Greitens’ office to deliver letters urging him to veto the bill. Each representative wrote their own letters stating their opposition to the legislation. Rep. Mark Ellebracht read […]

Omnibus education bill includes remedial education program, civics requirement

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – An omnibus education bill drawing praise from different groups across the state was signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Jay Nixon. While the underlying bill adds civics to high school testing requirements, some of the other provisions added as amendments during session were singled out for praise. […]

Chamber endorses Clean Line project

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Grain Belt Express Clean Line will move towards approval with key support from the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry after the chamber offered its endorsement of the project Monday. While final approval rests with the Public Service Commission, the chamber’s endorsement praises the potential […]

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 […]

Thursday: Chamber hosting Conference on Transportation

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry will host the Missouri Conference on Transportation Thursday at the Capitol Plaza Hotel. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m., with presentations beginning at 8:30 a.m. Pivoting the transportation debate as the center discussion, the Chamber will be hosting Stephen Miller, […]

100+ List: Part 3

We have compiled our 2015 list of the 100+ people in the Missouri public policy process you need to know. A few changes have been made this year – media and legislative staff are not included, unless they were engaged as a campaign consultant as well. By no means is […]