Missouri Minute: Laclede Gas customers paying extra for acquisitions; Final tally of gubernatorial primary spending

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

Regulators say Laclede Gas customers pay extra for parent company’s other acquisitions

Rates have gone up and service has decreased for Laclede Gas customers following its parent company’s purchase of a large Alabama natural gas utility, an investigation from Missouri regulators has found. Read more

Final tally shows gubernatorial primary most expensive on record

The final finance reports for Missouri’s Aug. 2 primary show the four Republican gubernatorial candidates spent a combined total of $27.1 million – a record in Missouri for a statewide primary contest. Read more

Intervention deadline set in wind transmission line case

The Missouri Public Service Commission has established a deadline of Sept. 14 for intervenors to apply in the case of a proposed energy transmission line that would run across the state. Read more

US poised to OK sale of fighter jets, give Boeing defense unit a boost

The United States is poised to sell $7 billion worth of Boeing Co. fighter jets to Qatar and Kuwait after years of delays, and it may start notifying U.S. lawmakers as early as next week, according to U.S.- and Persian Gulf-based sources familiar with the matter. Read more

Food truck park planned for St. Louis

St. Louis may soon get its first food truck park, joining the mobile kitchen ranks of other cities across the country. Read more

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