Missouri Governor Signs Ride-Sharing Bill Into Law

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens signed a law making ride-sharing businesses like Uber and Lyft legal statewide in Missouri. Governor Greitens said the bill sets up a consistent statewide framework for the companies to operate.

“Today is a great day for jobs in Missouri,” said Greitens. “Thousands of Missourians will now have good work readily available. It shows that as a state, we are committed to fighting for jobs … (and) that Missouri is open for business.”

A spokesman for Lyft, which has not operated in the state since 2015, was grateful for the legislation.

“Lyft will now be able to expand our operations, bringing safe, reliable, and affordable transportation options and increased earning opportunities to those around the state,” Scott Coriell of Lyft said, adding that plans regarding the ridesharing company’s expansion to the Show-Me State would be coming “soon.”

With its strategic location, globally connected infrastructure, competitive business and labor costs, highly-skilled and hard working talent, quality of life and a statewide commitment to attracting companies and investment, Missouri is a place where companies come to grow and thrive.

For more check out video Governor Greitens signing the bill from a ride-sharing vehicle here.

For more information on growing your business in Missouri, contact Missouri Partnership’s CEO, Steve Johnson. Call him at 314.725.2688 or connect with him via our contact form. He will answer your questions and discuss how Missouri Partnership can help with your business investment needs.

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