Here are this morning’s top business headlines from across Missouri:
More than 250,000 Missourians signed up for health insurance on the Healthcare.gov website during the 2014-15 open enrollment period, more than doubling the figures reached in the state in its first year, according to data from the Department of Health and Human Services. About 52 percent of Kansas and Missouri enrollees were new; the rest re-enrolled.
If all three of the new bills are passed this legislative session regarding ride sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft, the businesses will be able to operate statewide but will find it more expensive to do so than they initially planned.
In the wake of the recent Department of Justice report outlining racially discriminatory policies in Ferguson’s police department and municipal court, city manager John Shaw announced his resignation Tuesday. Shaw had held his job since 2007.
Data Systems International Inc., a Kansas City-based mobile supply-chain company, announced Tuesday that it acquired fellow city resident and mobile application development solution provider RareWire LLC.
St. Louis barbecue joint Sugarfire, one of the most talked about restaurants of its kind in the city, will open its fourth location next to the National Blues Museum in the Mercantile Exchange (MX) district downtown. The new location is projected to open September 1.
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