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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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Ted Abernathy shares his take on how Missouri is positioned for tomorrow’s economy

Planning an economic development strategy for a region or state is no easy task. It often requires help from an outside expert. Many times, that expert is Ted Abernathy. In recent years, Ted has worked to develop job growth strategies for North Carolina and Arkansas while also creating regional economic and workforce plans in Mississippi, Kentucky, Arkansas, Virginia, North Carolina,

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