A closeup of the soccer stadium sign on UMKC's campus. |Erika Peepo/Missouri Business Alert
Here are today’s top business headlines from across Missouri:
The University of Missouri-Kansas City surpassed a goal set seven years ago by raising $302.5 million in private contributions for capital projects, faculty support and scholarships. Read more
The KCRise Fund now has $10 million in commitments, half of the way to its $20 million goal, and will soon make its first investment. Read more
The Kansas City Council did not vote on an incentive reform ordinance amid a flurry of eleventh-hour opposition from a labor organization and a walkout by a sponsor of the measure during a long debate Thursday. Read more
The Missouri Supreme Court this week issued a set of minimum standards for municipal courts, a long-awaited response to charges that municipal courts in the St. Louis area are unconstitutional debtors’ prisons that routinely violate the rights of the poor. Read more
The Division of Energy within the Missouri Department of Economic Development has announced the 11 recipients of awards through its 2017 energy loan program. Read more
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