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State Makes Economic Gains

A June survey of business leaders across Missouri and eight other states find the Midwestern economy making solid gains as the pandemic continues. Doctor Ernie Goss, an economist at Creighton University in Nebraska, says Missouri has experienced sizeable growth for 13 of the past 14 months….



Goss says hiring in Missouri was also very healthy in June, despite a worker shortage. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says average hourly wages for Missouri manufacturing workers have increased by nearly seven percent over the past twelve months.

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