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.
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.
The president of a St. Louis machinists union is meeting with Boeing executives this morning, amidst reports that he had said the company should build its 777X aircraft in Washington State.
Charlotte officials are putting together a bid for Boeing’s new plant to build its 777X jetliner.
Gov. Robert Bentley said Alabama will be among the states submitting a proposal next week to build Boeing’s new 777X aircraft, and the proposal will stress more than just the money the state is offering.
The incentives, which are tied to job creation, are the sole focus of a special session called by Gov. Jay Nixon as Missouri contends with more than a dozen other locations to produce the next-generation 777X airplane.
Hancock & Kelly – Tuesday, December 3rd – Boeing 777x; IBEW and Contractors Assn.; Michael’s Op Ed Piece on Pessimism in STL; Carolyn Clark of Yahoo!; and Mo. State Rep. Jeff Roorda and Thanksgiving Day Shopping
John and Michael talk with Kathy Osborn of RBC about luring Boeing 777x manufacturing plant to STL; with Doug Martin of the Electrical Contractors Assn. and Frank Jacob of Local 1, IBEW; with Carolyn Clark of Yahoo! on top searches of 2013; and with Mo. State Rep. Jeff Roorda, who wants to ban retail sales on Thanksgiving day. They also discuss Michael’s op ed piece on why STL does not believe in itself.
Missouri’s bid for a Boeing assembly plant could include more than $1.7 billion of incentives over two decades if the airplane manufacturer adds thousands of jobs, according to new information about the proposal released Tuesday.
Gov. Jay Nixon has officially called a special session to pass legislation to help the state win production of Boeing’s next-generation jet.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is reportedly considering a special session to pass an incentive package.