Morning Minutes: Lawmakers mull MoDOT cost-sharing, KC aims for Top 10 lists

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

Lawmakers mull restarting MoDOT cost-share program

Lawmakers are looking to resurrect a program that splits the cost of state transportation system projects with local communities in an effort to address Missouri’s transportation funding troubles. Read more

KC aims to be on more Top 10 lists

On Monday afternoon, about 200 people gathered to hear plans for continued improvement of Kansas City’s economic growth and global competitiveness, presented by KC Rising. Read more

Teamsters cuts to factor into Senate hearing

Massive pension cuts proposed by the Teamsters’ Central States Pension Fund will figure prominently in a U.S. Senate hearing Tuesday. Read more

Beer battle erupts in Missouri Senate

Legislation designed to expand sales of cold beer has been put on ice in the Missouri Senate. Read more

Sprint and Dixons Carphone announce 500 new split retail stores

Overland Park-based Sprint Corp. will open 500 Sprint-branded retail stores in the United States under a joint venture with a European company that opened 20 test stores with the wireless carrier last year. Read more

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