missouri quality jobs program

8:43 am
Tue June 18, 2013

Boeing to add 400 new jobs at St. Louis County campus

Office of Mo. Gov. Nixon

Originally published on Mon June 17, 2013 6:08 pm

Governor Jay Nixon (D) says Boeing will expand its operations in St. Louis County.

The Governor made the announcement during a trade mission in Western Europe.  He told reporters via conference call that Boeing will add a new technology information center to its campus in St. Louis County.  Both Nixon and Boeing officials were in attendance this week at the International Paris Air Show in France.

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4:11 pm
Mon January 28, 2013

Economist casts doubt on Mo. business incentives

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A university economist is casting doubt on whether Missouri's job-creation incentives actually result in more jobs.

Economist Howard Wall of Lindenwood University testified Monday before the House Government Oversight and Accountability Committee about the effectiveness of the Missouri Quality Jobs program. The initiative offers tax breaks to businesses that add jobs with good wages and health benefits.

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