Morning Minutes: State hearings Monday, Obama talks climate change

Photos courtesy of (clockwise from top left) the Missouri House of Representatives, Creative Commons, and Creative Commons
Photos courtesy of (clockwise from top left) the Missouri House of Representatives, Creative Commons, and Creative Commons

Here are today’s top business headlines from across Missouri:

State hearings Monday to address St. Louis stadium, refugee programs

Lawmakers will gather in Jefferson City today for a pair of high-profile hearings, discussing funding plans for a proposed football stadium in St. Louis and addressing the state’s role in assisting and relocating refugees. Read more


Obama remarks on climate change, activists march in KC

President Barack Obama told world leaders at the United Nations-sponsored summit on climate change in Paris that the threat posed by climate change is the defining challenge of the century. Read more


Missouri earns ‘D’ grade for accountability and transparency

Missouri earned a D- grade for its government accountability and transparency laws in a report conducted by the Center for Public Integrity and Global Integrity. Read more


Multiple factors cited in shortage of nurses

The demand for nurses is once again a major health care issue, with hospitals across the state wooing potential nurses with signing bonuses and other incentives to get them to join. Read more


Holiday deals expected to continue through season

The deep discounts generally associated with Black Friday should continue through this year’s entire holiday shopping season, according to David Overfelt with the Missouri Retailers Association. Read more


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