The savory smell of fresh-baked goods wafts over customers the moment they open the door of Gus’ Pretzel Shop in St. Louis’ Benton Park neighborhood.
A Steal for Trial Attorneys: Venue shopping reform remains a top priority for businesses and lawmakers
For years, trial lawyers have swarmed into plaintiff-friendly Missouri courts in search of big payouts. Commonly called venue shopping or forum shopping, this practice is flooding our Missouri taxpayer-funded judicial system with thousands of out-of-state lawsuits.Read more »
In many states, Missouri included, local businesses have to compete on an unlevel playing field due to laws that don’t require out-of-state internet retailers to charge sales tax.Read more »
On Nov. 1, Rep. Elijah Haahr took the gavel in Jefferson City as speaker of the Missouri House of Representatives. It’s always a historic occasion when a new person assumes control of the House. But this time there was a unique footnote as Haahr, 36, became the youngest speaker in the nation.Read more »