Here are this morning’s top business headlines from across Missouri:
Calling Interstate 70 one of Missouri’s “most pressing transportation infrastructure needs,” Gov. Jay Nixon on Tuesday asked the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission to prepare a report analyzing the use of tolls to repair the roadway.
The $1.1 trillion spending bill working its way through Congress includes $1.5 billion for 15 EA-18 Growler aircraft made at Boeing’s Defense, Space & Security plant in the St. Louis area, according to Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Ballwin.
Belden, a Clayton-based company that makes networking, connectivity and cable products, has announced it will acquire Portland-based cybersecurity firm Tripwire for $710 million.
Anheuser-Busch InBev executives and an undetermined number of jobs will shift from St. Louis to New York City under the brewer’s plan to establish a new hub for sales and marketing.
With demand for tech talent continuing to outpace the supply of qualified coders in the workforce both globally and locally, activities held in conjunction with this week’s Hour of Code event are seeking to drum up interest in programming among a younger generation.