Morning Minutes: Home health workers may lose pay hikes, Nixon to release final budget

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

Pay hikes for home health workers in Missouri may be cut

As many as 12,000 Missouri home health care workers are on the verge of losing out on long-sought wage hikes agreed to in 2014 with Gov. Jay Nixon. Read more

Nixon prepares to release final budget proposal

On Wednesday, Gov. Jay Nixon will unveil his proposed budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1 at his last State of the State address. Read more

House to hear more ethics reform bills as parties disagree on work so far

After the Missouri House of Representatives passed four ethics reform bills last week, lawmakers will return to action Tuesday with committee hearings on additional ethics legislation. Read more

Missouri casino operators want tweaks to customer credit rules

An 18-month-old Missouri law allowing casinos to issue lines of credit to qualifying customers is working as intended, casino operators say, but a few tweaks could make it even more useful. Read more

MU protestor Butler headlines Kansas City MLK Day event

On Monday evening, MU graduate student and activist delivered the keynote address at the main event of one of the largest Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances in the country. Read more

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