After another night of protests, arrests and clashes between protestors and police in Ferguson, Gov. Jay Nixon will skip a planned visit to the Missouri State Fair and return to the St. Louis suburb, which has been rocked by violence and unrest after a police officer fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown on Saturday.
The tax burden on businesses in Missouri is among the lowest in the nation, according to a report released Wednesday.
The average Missouri software developer makes $85,770 per year, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That’s about $2,000 more than Illinois coders bring home per year, although it falls short of Kansas’ annual average by approximately the same amount.
In a memo to his staff, new Sprint Corp. CEO Marcelo Claure said the company will become more cost efficient and competitive. Masayoshi Son, Sprint’s chairman, has previously said the company’s strategies will include cost reductions.
The Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City may break away from the Economic Development Corp. of Kansas City due to concerns with the level of financial information and professional services the TIF Commission is receiving from the EDC.