Morning Minutes: Legislative session begins, Obama cites Missouri in new gun plan

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

Missouri 2016 legislative session begins with guns, roads and ethics getting attention

A familiar set of issues awaits Missouri legislators as they return to Jefferson City for the 2016 legislative session. Read more


President cites Missouri, draws mixed local response to new gun plan

President Barack Obama issued an executive order Tuesday that seeks to curb gun violence, tearing up at one point and citing Missouri’s repeal of certain gun laws at another juncture during a speech introducing his new plan. Read more


Kroenke blasts St. Louis in NFL relocation proposal

The St. Louis region is losing population and lags in economic drivers to such a degree that it cannot support three professional sports teams, St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke told the National Football League in his proposal to move to Los Angeles. Read more


Southeast Missouri homeowners, companies gear up for flood cleanup efforts

Although the Mississippi River crested on Friday, homes and businesses affected by the high waters may have to wait to clean up what the rain left behind. Read more


Missouri amnesty program will bring in $35 million in back taxes

Missouri is projected to take in less than hoped in back taxes from the amnesty period that ended November 30. Read more


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