Special session on Boeing tax incentive to convene Monday

Nov 29, 2013

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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.

Any incentives Missouri offers could face stiff competition. Officials in Alabama, California, South Carolina, Texas and Utah are among those who have discussed trying to lure Boeing’s new production plant.

Missouri has to respond to Boeing’s request for proposal by Dec. 10.