Missouri Minute: GOP in ‘full control’ after statewide elections; Centene shares plummet following Trump win

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

Governor-elect Greitens likely to make Missouri a ‘right-to-work’ state

Republican Eric Greitens’ victory in the Missouri gubernatorial race, along with continued GOP control of the Legislature, virtually guarantees that Missouri soon will join the ranks of so-called “right-to-work” states, with laws that diminish the power of labor unions. Read more

Centene shares plummet as Trump win makes waves in health care

The future of health care policies that have benefited health care companies like Centene Corp. and Cerner Corp. is now uncertain with the election of Donald Trump — and investors reacted strongly on Wednesday. Read more

Missouri GOP in ‘full control’ following election sweep

With Republican candidates sweeping Missouri’s statewide races and maintaining the party’s grip on the legislature, analysts and others forecast that partisan powder keg issues including so-called right-to-work laws and anti-abortion rights will likely resurface. Read more

EPA approves Monsanto’s less-volatile dicamba herbicide

The Environmental Protection Agency has approved a Monsanto dicamba weed killer for use with soybeans. Read more

Sprint may sell parts of its headquarters campus

As part of Sprint Corp.’s multiyear turnaround, the company may consider selling some buildings on its Overland Park, Kan., campus, a spokeswoman confirmed Wednesday. Read more

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