Here are this morning’s top business headlines from across Missouri:
Republicans have leg up on Nixon as session opens, budget clashes await
Budget battles loom between a Republican-dominated Missouri Legislature and Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon as the 98th session of the General Assembly opens today.
Bats suggests changes to stock exchanges, projects $850M savings
Bats Global Markets Inc. has proposed a reduction in fees for buying and selling some stocks that could produce industry savings of more than $850 million for the most active shares. The Lenexa, Kan.-based company also suggested a review of reporting and decision-making standards when brokers send stock orders.
Black & Veatch moving 700 employees to accommodate growth
Black & Veatch will relocate 700 employees from one Overland Park, Kan., facility to another, moving telecom and special projects units to renovated facilities at the Overland Park Trade Center. The Overland Park-based engineering firm will receive tax incentives from the Kansas Department of Commerce for the cross-town move, which Black & Veatch says will help accommodate the addition of 500 jobs over the next five years.
Clayton’s Cameron Holdings sells truck equipment maker for $95M
Cameron Holdings Corp., a Clayton-based buyer and operator of industrial service companies, has sold Henderson Enterprises Group for $95 million to Douglas Dynamics Inc. of Milwaukee.