Missouri Minute: Nixon touts jobs report; Cardinals seek incentives

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

Nixon highlights jobs report as Greitens plots economic development changes

With less than two months left in his tenure, Gov. Jay Nixon applauded a report Wednesday showing a record number of Missourians have jobs. But, while he credited the growth to his administration’s investments in education, workforce training and economic development incentives, his successor is poised to make significant changes in the state’s approach to economic development. Read more

Cardinals make case for Ballpark Village subsidy

Even with public subsidies covering almost 30 percent of the cost of Ballpark Village’s $220 million second phase, the city of St. Louis and its schools should still see a net benefit, city officials said Wednesday. Read more

CEO Patterson makes surprise appearance at Cerner conference

Cerner Corp. co-founder, chairman and CEO Neal Patterson made a surprise appearance at the Cerner Health Conference on Wednesday. In past years, Patterson has delivered a keynote at the conference, but he has been largely out of sight since he disclosed in January that he was diagnosed with a soft tissue cancer. Read more

Missouri Supreme Court considers state rule on renewable energy

The Missouri Supreme Court is considering a case about renewable energy standards that stems from geographic restrictions on energy credits. Read more

Digi rejects Belden’s $380 million acquisition bid

Digi International has rejected Belden’s offer to buy the company for about $380 million in cash. Read more

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