Seattle Times reporting national machinists union calls for January 3rd balloting on Boeing offer.
A total of 54 sites in 22 states were up for consideration to build the 777x, including the company’s plant in north St. Louis County.
But Blunt says American companies can be trusted and he adds that there is no danger of the F-18 Super Hornet line shutting down.
Brazil’s government said Wednesday that Sweden’s Saab won a long-delayed fighter jet contract initially worth $4.5 billion that will supply at least 36 planes to Latin America’s biggest nation.
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.
Gov. Nixon says the $3.5 billion package puts Missouri near the top of the list but VP George Roman wouldn’t say if that is true.
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.
Some insist Missouri made a positive impression on business leaders merely by trying to get Boeing to locate its 777X plant in the area.
“I really think this is, the coming year, a good opportunity to take a step back and examine the tax code and the incentives in Illinois,” Gov. Quinn says.
Boeing’s machinists union in the Seattle area is now saying that the company withdrew its latest 777X contract offer, leaving union members nothing to vote on.