Morning Minutes: Veto session wrap-up, Judge denies minimum wage restraining order

Photos courtesy of (clockwise from top left) Challenge Manufacturing Company, Nicole Galloway/LinkedIn, and Tatiana Darie/Missouri Business Alert
Photos courtesy of (clockwise from top left) Challenge Manufacturing Company, Nicole Galloway/LinkedIn, and Tatiana Darie/Missouri Business Alert

Here are this morning’s top business headlines from across Missouri:

‘Right-to-work’ bill dies, but lawmakers override vetoes on unemployment, minimum wage

The Missouri General Assembly voted during Wednesday’s veto session to override a majority of Gov. Jay Nixon’s vetoes but failed to pass the contentious “right-to-work” legislation, a main target of this year’s session. Read more

Judge denies restraining order against St. Louis minimum wage

A judge on Wednesday blocked a group’s request for a temporary restraining order against the St. Louis minimum wage hike. Read more

Challenge Manufacturing confirmed as new KCI industrial park tenant

Michigan-based auto parts supplier Challenge Manufacturing was publicly mentioned for the first time Wednesday as the new tenant of an existing building on Kansas City International Airport property. Read more

Audit: Missouri agency failed to refund nearly $20M to businesses

A state audit released Tuesday found that the Missouri Department of Revenue failed to refund roughly $20 million in cash bonds to closed businesses. Read more


Stadia Ventures announces first accelerator class

Stadia Ventures, the new St. Louis sports startup accelerator located in the T-REX incubator, announced the first four startup companies that will go through its sports-themed business accelerator. Read more

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