The Missouri House of Representatives during the 2016 veto session. | Maria Jose Valero/Missouri Business Alert
Here are today’s top business headlines from across Missouri:
As other bills inspired clamorous debate Wednesday during the Missouri Legislature’s annual veto session, two of the state’s most prominent business lobbies welcomed the relatively quiet passage of two bills they had identified as important. Read more
Monsanto’s looming sale to Bayer AG could have a significant impact on the St. Louis region, but neither company is providing specifics yet on potential job losses. Read more
The legal fight continues Thursday over the validity of a proposed increase in Missouri’s tobacco tax. Read more
Sales tax collections within Kansas City’s downtown streetcar taxing district grew considerably in the past two years, even before the streetcar started operating. Read more
United Parcel Service Inc. will hire more than 2,000 people in the Kansas City and St. Louis areas to help with holiday shipping, the company said Wednesday. Read more
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