The Senate Armed Services Committee begins work on the defense authorization bill, and will decide if 22 St. Louis-made EA-18G Growlers should be added to the defense budget.
Federal prosecutors say William Boozer of Hacienda Heights, California, conspired with a Boeing procurement officer in St. Louis to receive confidential financial information which he used to win government purchasing contracts.
William Boozer pled guilty to wire fraud in connection with a bribery/kickback scheme involving Boeing military aircraft parts during November 2009 through February 2013.
The 100th U.S. Navy Growler aircraft, also known as the EA-18G, rolls off the assembly line today at Boeing in St. Louis.
SpaceX CEO says his rockets could save taxpayers money.
The individual amounts range from a few dollars to around $400,000, with an average of nearly $100,000 per employee.
U.S. Senator Mark Kirk of Illinois will tour the Boeing facility and urge Congress to find the funding needed to support the EA-18G Growler attack fighter program.
U.S. Defense Secretery Chuck Hagel’s push for a much smaller military could have dire consequences for the St. Louis region.
Three-fourths of voters say yes to contract extension through July 2022.
Boeing and its St. Louis machinists have reached an agreement on a long-term contract.