Gov. Sam Brownback has proposed boosting the tax on cigarettes from 79 cents a pack to $2.29 to address a deficit of about $422 million.
Five years after Big Blue arrived in Columbia, the firm has collected $10.26 million in state subsidies, a number that could reach $28 million.
Here's a look at state investments for IBM in Columbia and how the firm has kept up its end of the deal.
The Missouri Department of Conservation will step up testing in Cole County before changing any rules — but the disease's stubborn physiology means any new measures are unlikely to reverse its spread.
Once the workplace for almost 900 mid-Missourians, the Nordyne plant in Boonville is in its final days and will shutter by August.
State Auditor Tom Schweich's death prompted the the governor to change his schedule. First lady Georganne Nixon will meet with the Cuban ministries of trade, agriculture, tourism and foreign affairs.
REDI expresses confidence in the tech firm that announced an unspecified number of layoffs Wednesday.
For the first time since 2009, most Americans are paying less than $2 per gallon of gas.
UM System President Tim Wolfe said the system's current tuition and supplemental fees lag behind those of comparable colleges in the country.
Stacey Button was chosen to take Mike Brooks' position as the city's new director of economic development. Brooks will retire in November.
More than 1,100 supplemental workers will join the plant's staff of 800 to perform maintenance, run routine inspections and refuel the reactor.
Starting Jan. 1, Walmart will no longer offer health insurance to employees who work less than an average of 30 hours a week.
The study points to a disturbing trend: The share of Americans in collections has remained relatively constant, even as the country as a whole has whittled down the size of its credit card debt since the official end of the Great Recession in the middle of 2009.
The U.S. job market is humming, and the pace of economic growth is steadily rising. Five full years after a devastating recession officially ended, the economy is finally showing the vigor that Americans have long awaited.
Fewer homes were sold in Boone County this May than last year. But since last May, more homes have been sold year-over-year, and those homes spent less time on the market.
Employers added 288,000 jobs last month, and the unemployment rate sank to 6.3 percent, its lowest point since 2008, from 6.7 percent.
Randy Kroszner, former governor of the Federal Reserve System and professor of economics at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business, spoke about the nation's latest financial crisis at the MU School of Law on Friday.
Initially conceived as a joke, Portland programmer Billy Markus and Australian marketer Jackson Palmer needed a symbol of philanthropy and jest to exemplify their vision of the Internet.
Microsoft names Satya Nadella as new CEO as Bill Gates takes a new role as a technology adviser.
Midwest economic index on the rise, but business confidence index may see a decline in coming six months.