Morning Minutes: Missouri primary Tuesday, Senate begins work on budget

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

Missouri will play role in presidential picks

Voters in Missouri will go to the polls for a presidential primary on Tuesday. Read more

Proposed state budget continues opposition to Medicaid expansion

The Missouri Senate this week will begin work with the state budget proposed by the House that continues Republicans’ opposition to expanding Medicaid. Read more

New obstacles for Mission Gateway project

Developers of the proposed $153 million Mission Gateway mixed-use project cleared a key hurdle in January, when the Mission City Council approved a preliminary site plan by a 5-4 vote. Now, the project faces new hurdles. Read more

Future of Boeing F-15 jobs rides on Qatar order

The fate of the F-15 assembly line in St. Louis, and thousands of jobs tied to it, may hinge on the White House’s attitude toward a tiny oil-rich monarchy that sometimes riles its Arab neighbors in the Persian Gulf. Read more

After layoffs announcement, manufacturer WireCo eyes ‘rescue financing’

WireCo WorldGroup Inc., a Prairie Village, Kan.-based company that last week announced announced plans to shutter its St. Joseph facility and eliminate 49 jobs, reportedly is exploring rescue financing from Goldman Sachs. Read more

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