Photo courtesy of KOMU News/Flickr
Here are today’s top business headlines from across Missouri:
Monday will be the public’s only chance to comment in person on the proposed $12.2 billion acquisition of Westar by Great Plains Energy, the parent company of Kansas City Power & Light. Read more
Three years after St. Louis and St. Louis County agreed to a partial merger of their economic development operations, they’ve produced their first joint plan. Read more
Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg called on President-elect Donald Trump and Congress to ensure that U.S. companies have the tools necessary to compete in a global economy, from a reformed tax code to financial support from the moribund U.S. Export-Import Bank. Read more
After their party took a beating in last month’s elections, top Missouri Democrats have picked new leaders charged with bringing the party out of the political wilderness. Read more
Peabody Energy Corp. said Friday it would seek court approval to repay a $500 million term loan ahead of schedule because it has enough cash to operate in bankruptcy thanks to a rise in coal prices. Read more
Want the state’s top business and entrepreneurship news in your inbox? Sign up here for our newsletters.