The former president of the Federal Reserve Bank in Kansas City will speak Monday in Fulton on the future of banking.
Thomas Hoenig's 4 p.m. lecture at Westminster College's Coulter Science Center is free and open to the public. Hoenig is now a director and vice chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the number two job at the independent Washington agency.
With just a few days left to go in Missouriâ€™s legislative session, Governor Jay Nixon says heâ€™s optimistic about reaching a deal with lawmakers on workersâ€™ compensation legislation he previously rejected.Â While visiting a medical supplies company in North Kansas City on Tuesday to highlight positive economic and employment trends in the state, Nixon said he met with lawmakers Monday evening, before continuing work on the workersâ€™ comp legislation.
Legislation thatâ€™s designed to stem a potential flood of students from unaccredited schools in St. Louis and Kansas City to nearby suburban schools was heard Tuesday before a Missouri Senate committee.