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Here are today’s top business headlines from across Missouri:
The Missouri Budget Project, a public policy group that calls itself an advocate for the state’s “most vulnerable families,” claims tax breaks passed last year, but not accounted for in the current year’s revenue estimates, are responsible for the state’s current budget problems. Read more
The Missouri Senate could take up ‘right-to-work’ legislation as early as Monday if it chooses. Read more
UMB Bank opened a new office in New York City which expands the capabilities of its investment banking division. Read more
Crop damage from the last growing season is done, but one Missouri lawmaker is taking steps that aim to prevent future devastation from dicamba, the herbicide widely blamed for a rash of illegal spraying that sowed financial pain and discord in farming communities across the region. Read more
More than 11 million passengers passed through Kansas City International Airport in 2016, the sixth highest in the airport’s 44-year history. Read more
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