House sends jobs bill to the Senate

A jobs creation bill has breezed to passage in the House, but not without a bit of grumbling. Businesses would receive tax breaks both for creating new jobs and retaining the ones they have. Tax incentives will be offered to lure businesses to the state. Research and...

Missouri House moves quickly on jobs creation plan

Members of the Missouri House have moved quickly on this legislative session’s top priority:  creating jobs. It’s highly unusual for the House to move major legislation this early in the session. Preliminary approval has been given to an enhancement...

Job growth even as unemployment inches up

Economic conditions aren’t the best, but a spokesman for the Department of Economic Development says a positive trend is developing. It’s an odd pairing; an unemployment rate that rises a tenth of a percent to 6.5% in Missouri even as the state produced...

DED chief welcomes enhanced tax incentives

Numerous new laws passed by the General Assembly this year are now on the books, with some very important economic development legislation among the laws taking effect. First and foremost is an increase in the annual cap of the Quality Jobs Tax Credit Program from...
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