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Kelly, Parson Sign Border War Agreement

Businesses expecting special tax incentives to make a move from South Kansas City to Overland Park, or from Lee's Summit to Lenexa, are out of luck. Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly and Missouri Gov. Mike Parson just signed an agreement between… more

Gov. Parson Has a Democratic Challenger

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway, a Democrat, has put her hat in the ring to challenge Republic Gov. Mike Parson for the office in the August of 2020 election. Galloway, from Columbia, late last month publicly asked Parson to take… more

VIDEO: Expect Recessions When Making Portfolio Decisions

Investors shouldn't worry about if a recession will come or when it occurs because they're inevitable, says Eduardo Repetto, chief investment officer of American Century Investments’ newly launched Avantis Investors. He will be featured in Ingram's magazine's August edition in… more

Steuve Siegel Chalks Up Huge Win in $1.5B Equifax Case

One of Ingram's Best Companies to Work might now be an even more attractive workplace. Law firm Steuve Siegel Hanson LLP, of Kansas City, was the lead counsel on a class action settlement by credit-reporting firm Equifax relating to a… more

K.C. Shared-Office Space Keeps Expanding With WeWork Addition

Co-working, or office spaces used by multiple different companies, is an international trend that has taken off over the last few years, and Kansas City has experienced its impact. Possibly the two most visible examples are Plexpod Westport Commons, in… more

Flooded Missouri Small Businesses Eligible for Fed Funds

The damaging floods in the region seem never ending this year, and property owners have certainly felt the pain.  For some small-business owners in the Kansas City, Mo., region, though, some of that might be abated. Non-farm and non-agricultural small… more

Building a Recession-Proof Business … Just In Case

[caption id="attachment_22223" align="alignleft" width="480"] From left: HealthJoy's Dorfman, Swell Spark's Baysinger, PayIT's Gordon and Andy Rieger.[/caption] Legitimate tariff-strife aside, by most economic measures, the economy doesn't look like it's going to face a major recession the likes of 2008 any… more

City Wide Heads North of the Border

City Wide Maintenance Co., the Lenexa-based building-maintenance and janitorial-services franchisor, is opening its first location in Canada, in southwestern Ontario, and the firm has plans to further expand in the country. The company's leadership announced its intention to enter Canada… more

Polsinelli Tabs Two to Lead KC Office

Polsinelli, which has more lawyers on staff than any other law firm based in Kansas City, has announced that two of them will oversee the Kansas City office, in new roles created under the firm's new chairman and CEO, Chase… more

Spencer Fane Continues Its National Growth

The new year is bringing additional national growth to one of Kansas City’s largest law firms. Spencer Fane LLP announced today that it is establishing a presence in both Minneapolis and Tampa. Donald Heeman, Jessica Nelson and Randi Winter will… more