Morning Minutes: A-B InBev CEO to testify, Regulators question Centene deal

Photos courtesy of (clockwise from top left) Health Net Inc., Joe Raedle/Getty Images, and Wikimedia Commons
Photos courtesy of (clockwise from top left) Health Net Inc., Joe Raedle/Getty Images, and Wikimedia Commons

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

A-B InBev CEO to testify before Congress about SABMiller deal

Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Carlos Brito will attempt to ease U.S. lawmakers’ concerns about the brewer’s planned $110 billion acquisition of rival SABMiller. Read more


State regulators consider conditions on Centene’s $6.8 billion deal

Centene Corp.’s has proposed a $6.8 billion acquisition of Health Net Inc., but health advocates urged state regulators Monday to impose conditions on the deal to ensure patients have access to affordable, quality care. Read more


Abengoa shuttering U.S. headquarters in Chesterfield

The financial woes of Spanish renewable energy and biofuel company Abengoa SA are rippling into the St. Louis area, where the company’s U.S. bioenergy operations are based. Read more


Ferguson Commission holds final meeting, plans transition

Members of the Ferguson Commission are wrapping up work examining economic, educational and law enforcement inequities throughout St. Louis. Read more


Right-to-work passage could cause lingering tension

The 2016 legislative session could be tense at times in the Senate from the aftermath of Republicans forcing a vote on a right to work bill. The proposal would have prevented workers from having to pay union dues as a requirement for employment. Read more


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