Monthly Archives: May 2014

Missouri Tops List of Best States for Banking

The 2014 Best and Worst States for Banking study highlights Missouri as the top state for banking in the U.S., based on the state’s top-10 survey rankings for customer service, ... Read More

College of the Ozarks Profiled in WSJ “What ‘Hard Work U’ Can Teach Elite Schools”

Looking for the biggest bargain in higher education? I think I found it in this rural Missouri town, 40 miles south of Springfield, nestled in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains. ... Read More

MU Family Medicine Program among top 10

The American Academy of Family Physicians has awarded the University of Missouri School of Medicine with a Top 10 Award for its family and community medicine program. This is the second ... Read More

Missouri Recognized for Clean Energy Jobs

Missouri has ranked fourth in the number of clean jobs in the first quarter of 2014. The state was recognized by the Environmental Entrepreneurs Group or E2, which is a nonprofit ... Read More

Kansas City joins top cities for business development

Kansas City was named as one of the top 12 cities with best practices for small business development in a May 2014 report by the National League of Cities. “Kansas City ... Read More

Agricultural wholesale company to rebuild in Higginsville and create 28 new jobs

Gov. Jay Nixon today joined officials from Ag-Power to break ground on the company’s new facility in Higginsville. After Ag-Power’s previous facility in Higginsville was destroyed in a fire in March, ... Read More

Air Filter Company to Bring Jobs to Mid-Missouri

American Air Filter International (AAF) unveiled its new “cleanroom” Thursday. AAF CEO Peter Kurto was among the speakers at the event that announced 24 new jobs would be created with the ... Read More

Gov. Nixon helps cut ribbon at global auto supplier’s Missouri facility

Gov. Jay Nixon today joined Kansas City Mayor Sly James, the Spanish Ambassador to America, Ramón Gil-Casares Satrústegui, and community leaders to cut the ribbon on Grupo Antolin’s new manufacturing facility ... Read More

Missouri named one of six “Best Practices” states for incentives

Missouri is one of six “Best Practices” states in transparency and evaluation of the economic impacts of incentive programs, according to Investment Consulting Associates. ICA assessed all 50 states on their ... Read More

KC named in ’10 high-tech cities you’ll want to call home’

A survey ranks Kansas City as a top 10 city to launch a high-tech career, PC magazine reports. According to the survey, a major selling point for the Kansas City region ... Read More