Missouri Minute: AMC to bid on Odeon Cinemas, MoDOT adds projects to 5-year plan

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

AMC said to plan bid for Europe’s Odeon Cinemas

AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. is assem bling a bid for Odeon & UCI Cinemas Group valuing the European company at as much as $1.3 billion, according to two people familiar with the matter. Read more

MoDOT adds projects to 5 year plan for road maintenance

A proposed Missouri Department of Transportation spending plan spanning the next five years calls for $3.97 billion in construction work, the bulk of which will be used for maintenance. Read more

Missouri will soon be able to review, evaluate health insurance premiums

In a new measure approved Tuesday by the Legislature, Missouri may soon have the authority to review the prices of some health insurance plans before they’re sold to consumers in the state. Read more

Senate kills proposed campaign contribution limit; lobbyist gift limit hits snag

A last-minute effort to push through legislation limiting campaign contributions and requiring transparency about donors to certain advocacy groups hit a wall Wednesday in the Missouri Senate. Read more

UMKC Bloch School dean to step down

The dean of the Henry W. Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri-Kansas City announced his plans to step down, and the university is gearing up to find his replacement. Read more

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