Archive | April, 2015

for the week ending April 24, 2015

House Approves 911 Tax Parity Legislation: By a 123-32 vote, the Missouri House of Representatives Wednesday gave final approval to legislation that would allow counties to fund 911 centers with a tax on all devices capable of reaching the emergency service. The bill, HB 714, would require that local voters approve the tax, and that […]

Regulatory Review: Spring 2015

File No. AW-2015-0206 – In the Matter of a Working Case to Address Security Practices for Protecting Essential Utility Infrastructure In 2012, the Missouri Public Service Commission opened a working case to address concerns about effective cybersecurity practices for protecting essential electric utility infrastructure. On February 19, 2015, the Commission’s Staff filed a motion in […]

for the week ending April 10, 2015

Governor Inks Data Center Legislation: Governor Jay Nixon Thursday signed legislation that creates state and local sales tax incentives for the establishment and expansion of data storage centers in Missouri. Final approval of the measure, SB 149, comes six years after the plan was first introduced as a way to stimulate both the construction and […]

for the week ending April 3, 2015

Room Block Closing for Spring Seminar: The MTIA room block at the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark will be closing on April 7 — be sure to make your room reservation today if you are planning to attend the MTIA Business Strategy Seminar April 27 & 28. Conference registration is still open and a […]