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Standing in front of the Missouri-made Mercury space capsule at the James S. McDonnell Planetarium, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon comments after signing legislation that would help Missouri to compete for production of the Boeing 777X plane creating thousands of advanced manufacturing jobs, in St. Louis on December 10, 2013. With more than a dozen states vying to build the 777X, Nixon called the legislature into a special session, passing Senate Bill 1. The Boeing 777X will be the largest and most efficient twin-engine jet in the world. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

State Rep. Wants Nixon to Make Boeing Offer Public

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?

01/08/2014

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Boeing Machinists in Seattle Approve Contract; No 777X in St. Louis

The offer fractured the union and drew unusual pleas from politicians who said the deal was necessary to support the area’s economic future.

01/04/2014

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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.

01/03/2014

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Seattle Machinists May Vote on 777X, After All

Seattle Times reporting national machinists union calls for January 3rd balloting on Boeing offer.

12/21/2013

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Boeing to Narrow Site List for 777X this Week

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.

12/17/2013

Gov. Nixon with Jim McNerney, the Chairman, President & CEO of Boeing

Capitol Perspectives: How Can They Say No?

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.

12/16/2013

View of the skyline in the city of Seattle. (MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Seattle Machinists Give Boeing New Proposal for 777X

The proposal would secure wing fabrication and final assembly work for Machinists in Washington state, the union said in a statement.

12/12/2013

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley .  (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

New Incentives Needed If Boeing Picks Alabama

Alabama’s offer to land Boeing’s new aircraft plant includes financial incentives that don’t exist now, the governor said Tuesday.

12/10/2013

Gov. Jay Nixon talks with reporters. (Photo by UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Capitol Perspectives: Nixon’s Change in Tactics

Without that change, Jay Nixon might not have had a chance at what could be one of his greatest governmental achievements — attracting Boeing to make one the biggest industrial investments in Missouri history.

12/09/2013

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Missouri House Considering Boeing Airplane Incentives

The House began debate Friday on the legislation authorizing as much as $1.7 billion of incentives as part of Missouri’s effort to land production of the 777X commercial airplane.

12/06/2013

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