Missouri Minute: Group urges Nixon to veto fantasy sports measure, O’Reilly plans more senior living communities

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

Group urges Nixon to veto fantasy sports measure

Before ending the 2016 legislative session on Friday, Missouri lawmakers sent Gov. Jay Nixon a proposed framework for allowing fantasy companies to operate legally in the state. But now the plan is under attack by smaller companies who say it favors the two behemoths of the industry: FanDuel and DraftKings. Read more

O’Reilly Development plans senior living communities in Joplin, Wentzville

Springfield-based O’Reilly Development Company recently announced plans for two new senior living communities: a $23.4 million development in Joplin and a $30.8 million development in Wentzville. Read more

New crowdfunding regulations take effect

Startup companies looking to raise money can do so from almost anyone with available cash thanks to a new set of JOBS Act rules that took effect Monday. Read more

Beer cooler measure pitting big vs. small brewers awaits Nixon

Among the bills passed at the end of the Missouri Legislature’s session and now awaiting action by Gov. Jay Nixon is a measure that would let brewers lease coolers to retailers. Read more

New rating system for child care in Missouri may come soon

A controversial Missouri ban on a rating system commonly used by many states to evaluate and improve child care quality is expected to be lifted. Read more

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