Here are this morning’s top business headlines from across Missouri:
Republicans in the U.S. Senate are looking to cut funding for President Barack Obama’s executive order creating an easier pathway to citizenship for millions of immigrants, and Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri is leading the charge.
Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich is expected to officially launch his 2016 gubernatorial campaign today, joining Former House Speaker Catherine Hanaway as the second prominent Republican to declare for the race.
Already one of just nine states limiting unemployment benefits to fewer than 26 weeks, Missouri may see the duration of its jobless benefits drop even more. State legislators want to institute a sliding scale that ties the length of jobless benefits to the state’s unemployment rate.
Gov. Jay Nixon doesn’t need legislative approval to issue bonds for a new football stadium to keep the Rams in St. Louis, the governor’s administration said Tuesday, resulting in immediate blowback from state lawmakers.
Featuring an array of computers, milling machines, welders, sanders and saws over its 4,200 square feet, the KC Engineering Zone is a sort of playground for the STEM inclined.