The incentives will be a key part of Missouri’s bid for the Boeing 777X jetliner in a competition featuring more than a dozen states from coast to coast.
In early November, Webb, 38, was charged with seven campaign finance law violations and one count of felony stealing.
At the special session, Nixon is expected to ask the General Assembly to pass legislation granting Boeing up to $150 million in incentives.
Legislators charged with felony crimes almost always eventually resign. At times, resignation from public office seems a part of a plea bargain deal.
Senate Majority Leader Ron Richard released a draft Thursday of proposed legislation for the 2014 session seeking to nullify federal gun control laws that infringe on Second Amendment rights.
Earlier this month, Missouri experienced an extraordinary series of government spokespersons who refused to speak.
Normandy is projected to run out of money in March. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and the Missouri Legislature must approve the education budget.
“I think you would have to not be paying attention to the evening news to not see what seems to be a spiraling impact of gun violence in our region, in our city”
On Monday, St. Louis Circuit Court judges voted against the proposal which would have created a special court for prosecuting gun-related crimes.
Political courage. That’s the phrase that came to my mind as I watched the Senate’s top GOP leaders cast the deciding votes that killed the gun-rights bill.