St. Louis Regional Chamber http://news.stlpublicradio.org en New Agreement Between St. Louis County And Sewer District Promises More Business http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/new-agreement-between-st-louis-county-and-sewer-district-promises-more-business <p>It's being billed as another way to spur economic development in the region.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">St. Louis County and the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District announced Wednesday a new agreement to share software that will track and manage construction permits.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Officials from the two entities said having one system for permitting will be more cost-effective for both governmental agencies. It will also speed up the process for those seeking permits.</span></p> Wed, 28 May 2014 22:06:25 +0000 Maria Altman 36522 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org New Agreement Between St. Louis County And Sewer District Promises More Business Push For More Diplomas Designed To Lure Jobs http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/push-more-diplomas-designed-lure-jobs <p><em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In an effort to attract employers and investors, the</span></em><em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> St. Louis Regional Chamber wants to add 75,000 college graduates by the year 2025, pushing the area into the top 10 nationwide in college attainment.</span></em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The first time Janet Martinez started college, she was right out of high school in Oklahoma. By her own admission, she was not quite ready for the responsibility involved: too many decisions, too much social life.</span></p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 22:57:44 +0000 Dale Singer 32344 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Push For More Diplomas Designed To Lure Jobs