Missouri Minute: MLS group reveals plan for St. Louis; John Hancock to step down as GOP chair

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

Facing possible ACA repeal, Missouri health execs remain hopeful about reform

Medicaid expansion was unlikely in Missouri before Tuesday’s elections. And now that the Missouri legislature is expected to move even further to the right, it appears to be dead on arrival. Read more

MLS group reveals plan for $200 million stadium in downtown St. Louis

Voters could be asked to help pay for a $200 million Major League Soccer stadium as owners look to field a team in St. Louis by 2020 or 2021. Read more

John Hancock to step down as Missouri Republican Party chair

Early next year, there will be a new chairman of the Missouri Republican Party. John Hancock has helped Missouri’s Republican Party to historic wins in recent years, including a sweep of five statewide offices up for grabs in November, but now he is preparing to step down as the state party’s chairman. Read more

Edward Jones faces second suit over 401(k) plan

Edward Jones is facing a lawsuit claiming excessive fees in its 401(k) plan. It’s similar to a suit filed in August against the St. Louis brokerage. Read more

St. Louis chosen for program to monitor building energy use, identify opportunities for savings

St. Louis has been chosen as one of 10 cities to join the City Energy Project, an initiative seeking to promote efficiency through monitoring in 20 cities nationwide. Read more

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