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9:08 am
Fri January 10, 2014

Kinder wants Housing Commission to discuss low-income tax credits

Lt. Governor Peter Kinder (file photo)
Credit Marshall Griffin / St. Louis Public Radio

Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder wants a Missouri housing commission to meet next week to consider awarding tax credits to developers.

The Missouri Housing Development Commission postponed the approval of millions of dollars of tax credits for low-income housing at its December meeting.

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Politics
8:07 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Washington State Machinists Narrowly Approve Contract To Build Boeing's 777X

Originally published on Sun January 5, 2014 11:50 pm

Updated at 12:30 a.m. on 1/4/14.

The nationwide chase for Boeing's 777X is over.

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Politics
10:43 am
Fri December 27, 2013

Amid Nationwide Scramble, Missouri Seeks To Stand Out To Nab Boeing's 777X

Originally published on Fri December 27, 2013 8:45 am

The opportunity was too good to pass up. 

When Boeing decided to move production of its 777X passenger plane out of Seattle, states across the country were eager to offer their services. Missouri's political and business leaders were no exception.  They simply couldn't miss out on the chance to cement thousands of high-paying jobs for decades to come.

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Politics
8:08 am
Tue December 24, 2013

Kinder, Black Caucus Up Ante In Low-Income Housing Fight With Nixon

Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder and state Sen. Jamilah Nasheed (tan suit) join other low-income housing supporters at news conference to blast Gov. Jay Nixon.

Originally published on Tue December 24, 2013 12:18 am

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.

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Politics
8:56 am
Mon December 16, 2013

Boeing bid could impact Mo. regardless

Missouri is in a wait-and-see mode after submitting a bid to Boeing Co. for a new airplane assembly plant.

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Business
5:22 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Boeing to add more St.Louis county jobs

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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.

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.  

Boeing can earn these incentives by meeting job creation and investment criteria.

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Politics
4:27 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

Gov. Nixon signs $1.7B Boeing incentive plan

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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.

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.

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Politics
8:15 am
Tue December 10, 2013

Mo. Gov. to sign $1.7B incentive plan for Boeing

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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.

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Politics
7:50 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Mo. House to take up Boeing airplane incentives

Missouri Capitol
Credit File photo / KBIA

Missouri lawmakers are poised to give final approval to a package of incentives for a potential Boeing assembly plant.

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Politics
7:24 am
Thu December 5, 2013

Mo. congressman meets with Boeing CEO

Blaine Luetkemeyer
Credit KBIA

Missouri congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer says the CEO of Boeing has plenty of good things to say about Missouri — but he isn't tipping his hand about whether Missouri will get a new airplane assembly plant.

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Politics
3:23 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

Mo. Senate passes Boeing incentives bill

Credit Jacob Fenston / KBIA

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.

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.

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.

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Politics
7:00 am
Wed December 4, 2013

Full Mo. Legislature to debate incentives for Boeing

Missouri Capitol
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A Missouri Senate committee has advanced legislation offering up to $1.7 billion of incentives over two decades for Boeing to build a commercial airplane in Missouri.

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Politics
3:32 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

US Senators tout Missouri to Boeing for 777X

Missouri's two U.S. senators say their home state is the right place for Boeing Co. to build its new 777X commercial airplane.

In a letter Tuesday to Boeing executives, Republican Roy Blunt and Democratic Claire McCaskill noted that the company already has more than 15,000 employees in Missouri.

Blunt and McCaskill also cited Missouri's transportation network — including rail, highways and rivers — and what they called the state's "track record of success in building airplanes."

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Business
3:11 pm
Fri November 29, 2013

Special session on Boeing tax incentive to convene Monday

Credit File Photo / KBIA

The special session aimed to pass legislation that will help Missouri attract Boeing's new commercial jet plant will convene Monday, Dec. 2. Gov. Jay Nixon called for the session Friday afternoon.

Nixon has asked the General Assembly to pass legislation that will annually add up to $150 million for large-scale aerospace projects under four of Missouri’s existing economic development program.

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Politics
5:19 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

Nixon set to call special session for Boeing tax incentive; Jones "cautiously optimistic"

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Gov. Jay Nixon continued Wednesday his push to get Boeing to manufacture its new commercial jet, Boeing 777x, in St. Louis. According to the St. Louis Business Journal, Nixon has said a special legislative session to put together a tax incentive package for Boeing could come in “days, not weeks.”

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