• MO Senate Passes GM Bill: Includes Workforce, Economic Incentive Funding

    From St. Louis Public Radio: A nearly 28-hour filibuster of what is usually a simple procedural step ended Tuesday night with a big win for Missouri Gov. Mike Parson. Governor Mike Parson is greet on the floor...

    • Posted 1 week ago
    • 0
  • Ameren to Acquire Third Wind Farm in Missouri

    From North American Wind Power: Ameren Missouri, a subsidiary of Ameren Corp., has entered into an agreement to acquire another Missouri wind farm. The facility, developed by Tradewind Energy, an Enel Green Power company, will be located...

    • Posted 1 week ago
    • 0
  • Advocates Issue Historic Tax Credit ‘Call to Action’

    Historic Revitalization for Missouri (HRM), an advocacy group, issued a “call to action” regarding proposed action by Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens to  reduce or eliminate state tax credits as a way to balance corporate income tax shortfalls....

    • Posted 2 years ago
    • 0
  • In Missouri, a Showdown Over Creating an Opioid Database

    Missouri is only U.S. state to lack a database to monitor prescription drugs From the Wall Street Journal: Advocates for tighter control of opioid painkillers are turning up the pressure on state lawmakers to establish a database to...

    • Posted 2 years ago
    • 0
  • New Design-Build Legislation in MO

    From PR Newswire:  For two decades, countless lawmakers, municipal and county officials, and engineering and construction professionals have worked behind the scenes to enact legislation that would allow local Missouri public agencies to use the design-build construction...

    • Posted 3 years ago
    • 1
  • House Bill 1955: Repeal of Work Comp Provisions Is Cause For Concern, Part I

    by Stuart Cytron Principal Cytron Group LLC Since all but the smallest employers are required to carry work comp insurance, just about everyone should make themselves aware of Missouri House Bill No 1955.  Although there is one...

    • Posted 3 years ago
    • 0
  • Payment Bonds: What Public Officials And Public Works Contractors Need To Know

    This article originally appeared in The Missouri Municipal Review. It is reprinted here with permission. by Edward V. Crites and Joseph C. Blanner Public construction projects in Missouri are subject to certain legal requirements  that do not apply to private sector projects. These...

    • Posted 4 years ago
    • 0
  • Chung Presents Inside/Outside Growth View

    What will it take for the St. Louis region to attract and secure tomorrow’s construction investment and development? On Sept. 9th, Chris Chung, former CEO of  Missouri Partnership and current CEO of the Economic Development Partnership of...

    • Posted 4 years ago
    • 0
  • Missouri regulators may block wind transmission project

    From STLToday: Missouri regulators appear poised to scuttle a transmission line that backers say would transmit thousands of megawatts of wind power from the Kansas plains to homes and businesses farther east. The so-called “Grain Belt Express” transmission...

    • Posted 4 years ago
    • 0
  • Maintenance vs. Construction and Prevailing Wage

    by Joseph C. Blanner, Esq. McCarthy, Leonard & Kaemmerer, LC According to Missouri’s Prevailing Wage Act, “a wage of no less than the prevailing hourly rate of wages for work of a similar character in the locality...

    • Posted 4 years ago
    • 0