Missouri Minute: House overrides ‘paycheck protection’ veto, advances tax credit for working poor

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

Missouri House overrides veto of ‘paycheck protection’ bill

On Wednesday, House members overturned Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of the so-called paycheck protection bill, which would bar public employee labor unions from withholding dues from workers’ checks without their written permission. Read more

Tax credit for working poor advances in House

Low-income residents across Missouri could qualify for state tax credits under a proposal advancing in the Legislature. Read more

Energy efficiency charge to return to Ameren bills

Ameren Missouri bills will rise by a little over $2 per month for the average household as the utility restarts its energy efficiency program. Read more

Analysts split on Sprint turnaround efforts

Wall Street analysts on Wednesday reacted to Sprint’s latest earnings report — which revealed the telecom company had posted operating profits for the first time in nine years — with a blend of plaudits and potential issues. Read more

What happens if Bass Pro buys Cabela’s?

With a possible merger in sight between Springfield-based Bass Pro Shops and Sidney, Neb.-based Cabela’s, analysts say the acquisition raises natural questions for numerous communities around the country. Read more

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