Springfield, MO

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The state scores well in employment, labor and hiring regulations.

Matthew Simpson joins the Governor’s Innovation Task Force.

Newsmakers in the areas of accounting, economic development, education, health care, media, miscellany and real estate.

This year’s Community Leadership Visit marks the first return to a previously visited city.

Ken McClure gives his first address after being elected to the job.

The Queen City’s small-town culture can bring challenges for area startups, too.

Officials present the biennial report before a crowd at the Springfield Art Museum.

A newly signed lease at Branson Landing spurs plans for a summer opening.

The local nonprofit arts and culture sector provides an economic impact of $26.9 million

The city’s governing body reviews two redevelopment plans that would a combined 112 units to the market.

Local residents make an average $789 weekly in the second quarter.

Local colleges also report higher opening day enrollment figures.

Despite the increase, the area has the lowest wages among the largest counties in Missouri.

Former chamber executive Rob Dixon returns to the Queen City to lay out statewide initiatives.

The local area ranks 83rd among 114 Missouri counties for tax burdens to residents.

Nonfarm industries drop 1,600 jobs in December, according to the state Department of Economic Development.

Missouri State University’s College of Business spent $30.4 million renovating and expanding its building.

Area developers say they’re dependent on certain tax credits under review at the state level, and economic harm would occur without them. The historic preservation tax credit – those …

Employers add 11,900 jobs in June.

Springfield City Council on June 12 passed a $348 million fiscal 2018 budget.

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