boeing 777x http://kbia.org en Missouri was finalist for Boeing contract http://kbia.org/post/missouri-was-finalist-boeing-contract <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Newly released documents show&nbsp;Missouri&nbsp;was in the running for a new Boeing assembly plant&nbsp;right&nbsp;up until the company decided to stay in Washington state.</span></p><p>Documents provided to The Associated Press on Monday under a Sunshine Law request show Boeing officials visited St. Louis on Dec. 28 to check out&nbsp;Missouri's&nbsp;proposal.</p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 22:28:54 +0000 Associated Press 46594 at http://kbia.org Missouri was finalist for Boeing contract Washington State Machinists Narrowly Approve Contract To Build Boeing's 777X http://kbia.org/post/washington-state-machinists-narrowly-approve-contract-build-boeings-777x <em>Updated at 12:30 a.m. on 1/4/14.</em><p>The nationwide chase for Boeing's&#160;777X&#160;is over.<img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="" data-attribution="Credit (Flickr Creative Commons User Andres Rueda)" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/kwmu/files/styles/card_280/public/3383369-2078848502.jpg" alt="" /><p>That's because Washington State machinists narrowly approved a contract on Friday to build the airplane near Seattle. Mon, 06 Jan 2014 14:07:34 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 46254 at http://kbia.org Washington State Machinists Narrowly Approve Contract To Build Boeing's 777X Amid Nationwide Scramble, Missouri Seeks To Stand Out To Nab Boeing's 777X http://kbia.org/post/amid-nationwide-scramble-missouri-seeks-stand-out-nab-boeings-777x The opportunity was too good to pass up.&#160;<p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When Boeing decided to move production of its&#160;777X&#160;passenger plane out of Seattle, states across the country were eager to offer their services. Missouri's political and business leaders were no exception. Fri, 27 Dec 2013 16:43:48 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 45889 at http://kbia.org Amid Nationwide Scramble, Missouri Seeks To Stand Out To Nab Boeing's 777X Kinder, Black Caucus Up Ante In Low-Income Housing Fight With Nixon http://kbia.org/post/kinder-black-caucus-ante-low-income-housing-fight-nixon <p style="margin-left:.5in;">State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, chair of the Missouri General Assembly’s Black Caucus, is threatening to block Senate action on several of Gov. Jay Nixon’s key appointments because of the governor’s action to delay state tax breaks for several low-income housing projects.<p style="margin-left:.5in;">Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder, a Republican, joined Nasheed and several St. Tue, 24 Dec 2013 14:08:36 +0000 Jo Mannies 45747 at http://kbia.org Kinder, Black Caucus Up Ante In Low-Income Housing Fight With Nixon Boeing bid could impact Mo. regardless http://kbia.org/post/boeing-bid-could-impact-mo-regardless <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Missouri is in a wait-and-see mode after submitting a bid to Boeing Co. for a new airplane assembly plant.</p><p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 14:56:06 +0000 Associated Press 45340 at http://kbia.org Boeing to add more St.Louis county jobs http://kbia.org/post/boeing-add-more-stlouis-county-jobs <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Governor Jay Nixon announced in a press release Thursday that aerospace manufacturing company Boeing will add up to an additional 400 research and technology jobs at its St.Louis County campus.</span></p><p>The new jobs will be part of Boeing's plan to restructure its Research and Technology organization. The company, which employees approximately fifteen thousand workers in Missouri, is being helped in the St. Louis county expansion by the state of Missouri through a package of economic incentives. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 23:22:07 +0000 George Varney 45204 at http://kbia.org Boeing to add more St.Louis county jobs Gov. Nixon signs $1.7B Boeing incentive plan http://kbia.org/post/gov-nixon-signs-17b-boeing-incentive-plan <p>Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon chose a monument to the space race manufacturing boon as a backdrop to sign into law a $1.7 billion tax incentive package to lure aerospace giant Boeing to the state.</p><p>The governor endorsed the tax breaks for production of the company's 777X jetliner Tuesday morning at a bill signing ceremony at the James S. McDonnell Planetarium in St. Louis' Forest Park.</p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 22:27:44 +0000 Person: Associated Press 45072 at http://kbia.org Gov. Nixon signs $1.7B Boeing incentive plan Mo. Gov. to sign $1.7B incentive plan for Boeing http://kbia.org/post/mo-gov-sign-17b-incentive-plan-boeing <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon plans to sign legislation that would offer up to $1.7 billion in incentives over more than two decades in hopes of landing Boeing's 777X.</p><p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 14:15:52 +0000 Associated Press 45030 at http://kbia.org Mo. Gov. to sign $1.7B incentive plan for Boeing Lawmakers approve bid to attract Boeing to Missouri http://kbia.org/post/lawmakers-approve-bid-attract-boeing-missouri <p></p><p><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Watch the show and join the conversation on the&nbsp;<a href="http://intersectkbia.weebly.com/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">Intersection website.</a></strong><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 00:04:49 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 45017 at http://kbia.org Lawmakers approve bid to attract Boeing to Missouri Mo. House to take up Boeing airplane incentives http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-take-boeing-airplane-incentives <p><font color="red" style="font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Missouri</font><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">&nbsp;lawmakers are poised to give final approval to a package of incentives for a potential Boeing assembly plant.</span></p><p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 13:50:06 +0000 Associated Press 44860 at http://kbia.org Mo. House to take up Boeing airplane incentives Mo. Senate passes Boeing incentives bill http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-passes-boeing-incentives-bill <p>Missouri senators have passed legislation offering up to $1.7 billion of incentives over two decades for Boeing to assemble a commercial airplane in St. Louis.</p><p>Senators passed the bill 23-8 today (Wednesday) while meeting in a special session called by Gov. Jay Nixon. The bill now goes to the House for its consideration.</p><p>Kurt Schaefer, who represents Boone and Cooper counties, voted against the bill, while Mike Kehoe of Callaway, Cole, Miller, Moniteau and Morgan counties voted yes.</p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 21:23:58 +0000 Associated Press 44761 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate passes Boeing incentives bill