Legislation awaiting a likely veto by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon would create a new tax break for the owners of local diners and downtown antique stores.
Missouri lawmakers have convened a special session aimed at persuading the Boeing Co. to produce the 777X plane in the state.
Naperville-based OfficeMax made its pitch to Illinois lawmakers Tuesday when executives testified before a state Senate Executive Committee.
The St. Louis Sports Commission wants help from the legislature to bring a major college football bowl game to St. Louis.
Missouri House trying to create tax breaks for exports shipped out of Lambert-St. Louis International Airport
The Pew Center on the States found that no state regularly takes a hard look at the effectiveness of all of its tax breaks.
Sears had threatened to leave Illinois without the legislation.
The approved tax breaks include some big names that are threatening to leave the state.
Two-thirds of the states now provide tax breaks specifically based on new jobs created.
Lawmakers accuse companies of holiding a gun to the state’s head.