Gov. Jay Nixon, legislative leaders and Boeing officials hold a groundbreaking ceremony today to begin construction on an expansion that will bring more than 700 new skilled-labor jobs to the region.
Boeing is adding 700 new production jobs in St. Louis for its new 777X passenger plane.
One Missouri Representative wants to know exactly what was in Governor Jay Nixon’s offer to Boeing. Was anything added to the offer after it was passed by the legislature?
The offer fractured the union and drew unusual pleas from politicians who said the deal was necessary to support the area’s economic future.
Charlie Brennan – Friday, January 3rd – Chris Landon of Paranomal Activity; Status of Boeing Deal; Dorothy Coyle of Coyle &Herr; and Illegal Immigrants Getting In-State College Tuition
Charlie and Debbie talk with Chris Landon, son of Michael Landon, and writer/director of Paranormal Activity; KIRO Radio’s Tim Haeck on Boeing negotiations in Washington State; Dorothy Coyle on her new business in Chicago, Coyle & Herr; and listener thoughts on illegal immigrants receiving in-state tuition at some local colleges.
Seattle Times reporting national machinists union calls for January 3rd balloting on Boeing offer.
A Boeing executive said Tuesday the company is narrowing its options this week as it searches for a place to build the 777X passenger plane.
That question is at the center of the Missouri legislature’s decision to offer up to $1.7 billion in state tax dollars to entice Boeing to expand in Missouri.
The proposal would secure wing fabrication and final assembly work for Machinists in Washington state, the union said in a statement.
Alabama’s offer to land Boeing’s new aircraft plant includes financial incentives that don’t exist now, the governor said Tuesday.