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Introducing a defining effort to shape Missouri’s future

Last year, the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry began a strategic planning process for the entire state. We called the project Missouri 2030: An Agenda to Lead. We started by commissioning research to help determine our current economic environment. Until now, Missouri has largely defined itself by a set of anecdotal beliefs: strong workforce, low taxes, low cost of

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Tourism is making waves for the Lake of the Ozarks economy

The economic impact from the Lake of the Ozarks ripples throughout the surrounding communities. Historically, the communities within Benton, Camden, Miller, and Morgan Counties have been tied to the ebb and flow of tourism and its related industries at the lake. But more than 83 years ago, the Lake of the Ozarks didn’t exist. Union Electric Company, the company that

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