Missouri Minute: Teamsters, Budget slash, Uber

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

Retired Teamsters gain federal investigation of Central States Pension Fund

Retired Teamsters – who fought off a plan to slash their pension checks beginning this week – have won a second victory: a federal investigation of their troubled Central States Pension Fund. Read more

Nixon freezes $115 million of state budget amid slow revenue growth

Gov. Jay Nixon says state revenue growing less than expected has caused him to freeze $115.5 million in the state budget for the fiscal year that began Friday. Read more

Uber, Kansas City could clash again over regulations

The running regulatory battle between Kansas City and Uber stands poised to erupt again over rules not yet 15 months old. Read more

British company buying HVAC maker Nortek for $2.8 billion

British turnaround firm Melrose Industries said Wednesday that it had agreed to buy Nortek Inc., parent of O’Fallon-based Nortek Global HVAC, in a deal worth $2.81 billion. Read more

Famed Kansas City jeweler Harold Tivol dies at age 92

Harold E. Tivol, who spent most of his professional career as president of Kansas City’s Tivol jewelry, died Wednesday in his home at age 92. Read more

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