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.