Missouri Minute: Policy group blames tax cuts for budget problems; Missouri Senate could consider ‘right-to-work’ quickly

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

Policy group blames budget problems on tax cuts in past several years

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

Missouri Senate could consider ‘right-to-work’ legislation quickly

The Missouri Senate could take up ‘right-to-work’ legislation as early as Monday if it chooses. Read more

UMB beefs up investment banking division with a NYC office

UMB Bank opened a new office in New York City which expands the capabilities of its investment banking division. Read more

Missouri takes steps to prevent misuse of controversial herbicide

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

KCI had sixth busiest year ever in 2016

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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