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Here are today’s top business headlines from across Missouri:
A Cole County Circuit Court judge ruled Tuesday that signatures collected for a citizen petition to raise the tobacco tax in Missouri are valid, and that the measure belongs on the ballot in November. Read more
Six more women-led startups have been brought into the Prosper Women Entrepreneurs accelerator program. Read more
Edward Jones failed its employees by picking overly-costly investments for the company’s 401(k) retirement savings plan, a new lawsuit alleges. Read more
Two public opinion polls released Tuesday suggest a tantalizingly close presidential race in Missouri, a sharp turnaround from just a few months ago when all sides agreed the state was safely in the column of Republican nominee Donald Trump. Read more
Missouri’s minimum-wage workers can look forward to a 5-cent raise on Jan. 1. Read more
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