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Here are today’s top business headlines from across Missouri:
Heading into the Missouri Legislature’s veto session next week, the conversation has largely focused on legislation that would require photo IDs to vote in elections and on a wide-ranging gun bill that would create a “Stand Your Ground” law in Missouri. But Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday tried to call attention to his qualms about other bills that made it out of the most recent legislative session. Read more
The parent company of Laclede Gas has fired back at a critical report from state regulators, accusing them of inaccurately summarizing their findings. Read more
The U.S. House Thursday passed a controversial measure to streamline companies’ reporting to the Securities and Exchange Commission sponsored by Rep. Ann Wagner, part of an election-year Republican reform push that rekindled partisan divides over financial regulations. Read more
The Missouri Department of Transportation is looking for companies to pitch ways to make its highways more technologically advanced. Read more
Firebrand Ventures founder John Fein, who previously ran Techstars’ Sprint Accelerator in Kansas City, will provide programming at the Plexpod Westport Commons coworking space. Read more
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