Missouri Chamber Lists Legislative Priorities

The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced its “aggressive list of legislative priorities’’ for the coming legislative session — which include measures to cut business income taxes and to curb union rights.

The chamber says it also plans to continue its efforts to change the state’s workers compensation system so that it once again deals with occupational diseases, which now are handled separately in the courts.

And the chamber will lobby legislators to try once again to repair the state’s underfunded Second Injury Fund, set up to cover workers and military veterans who have pre-existing injuries.

Read more in the St. Louis Beacon


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