Missouri Chamber hires Richard Moore

The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry has hired Richard Moore as the organization’s new assistant general counsel/director of regulatory affairs.

Moore joins the effort to protect and advance Missouri business by advocating for pro-business legislation and policy in the Capitol. Moore will also serve as the director of regulatory affairs for the Chamber. He will specialize in the following legislative issues: energy, education reform, gaming, immigration and all regulatory affairs.

Most recently, Moore served as the chief of staff/general counsel to chairman of the Missouri Public Service Commission. While there, he worked extensively with telecommunications and matters related to energy generation, transmission and distribution. He was responsible for drafting and tracking legislation and administrative rules, analyzing rate cases, and assisting in setting the legislative agenda.

Previously, Moore was a legal counsel/legislative liaison for the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

Moore earned a bachelor’s of arts degree in political science and history from Columbia College, and his juris doctorate from Southern Illinois University. In 2002, he began his career as a staff attorney for the Missouri Senate.

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