Missouri Minute: KC caps development incentives; Aircraft manufacturer hops state line

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

Kansas City passes a cap on development incentives

A much-debated proposal to limit economic development incentives in Kansas City was passed by the City Council 9-4 on Thursday over strong objections by Mayor Sly James. Read more

Missouri Supreme Court considers KC, St. Louis minimum wage cases

The Missouri Supreme Court is weighing two cases, one from St. Louis and the other from Kansas City, seeking to allow higher minimum wages in each place. Read more

Aircraft parts manufacturer to move across the state line to Kansas

An aircraft parts manufacturer, Triumph Group Inc., has begun a move from Grandview to a new 156,000-square-foot building in Logistics Park KC in Edgerton, Kan. Read more

Developer subsidies may get more scrutiny in St. Louis

In an effort to ensure the city is getting its money’s worth, the St. Louis Development Corporation is slowly rolling out a new system to evaluate developments that require public subsidies. Read more

WashU puts finishing touches on campus ahead of presidential debate

Debate preparations are going full speed at Washington University in St. Louis ahead of Sunday night’s showdown between presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Before Sunday’s main event, economic advisers to the presidential candidates will participate in their own debate Sunday afternoon. Read more

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