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Boeing's T-X T2 takes off in its first flight. (Courtesy of Boeing)

Boeing says T-X program would be based in St. Louis

Boeing says T-X program would be based in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS – A major defense contract from the Air Force could have major benefits for the city of St. Louis. This week, Boeing announced that if awarded the contract for the Air Force’s T-C training jets, it would assemble them at its St. Louis facility. The U.S. Air Force’s Advanced Pilot Training competition, known

Boeing's T-X T2 takes off in its first flight. (Courtesy of Boeing)

St. Louis’ Boeing vies with two others for major defense contract

The United States’ next trainer plane could be built on foreign soil. A major defense contract for the U.S. Air Force’s Advanced Pilot Training competition, known as the T-X Trainer, is scheduled to be decided by the end of 2017, and the price tag attached to the contract weighs in at a whopping $16 billion.

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MOGOV Countdown: Day 8

We’re eight days out from Election Day, and Missouri’s gubernatorial candidates continue to exchange jabs online. Both candidates continue to travel around the state and speak to voters, with Greitens making a stop in Mehlville and West County. Great to be in West County today talking with voters about our mission to take Missouri in


Future uncertain for low-income housing tax credit program

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Gov. Jay Nixon made a deal with Republican senators during the special session earlier this month. The deal was relatively simple. Nixon would get his Boeing package, which included $150 million annually in tax credits for the aerospace behemoth if the company chose to bring its new 777x-manufacturing project to Missouri.


Lawmakers send Boeing deal to Nixon

JEFFERSON CITY, MO. — A tax credit package that would give Boeing Co. $150 million annually to build their 777X commercial airliner in Missouri was approved by the Missouri House of Representatives today despite a last-minute clerical error that threatened to derail the package before it reaches Gov. Jay Nixon’s desk. A drafting error created


Boeing deal clears House committees, final vote set for Friday morning

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A deal crafted by Gov. Jay Nixon aimed at attracting a new Boeing Co., manufacturing operation to Missouri made its way through the House Economic Development committee today by a unanimous vote, clearing the way for final votes in the House tomorrow morning. Lawmakers were called into a special session this


Nixon continues to press for Boeing bid, proposal still being crafted

CHESTERFIELD, Mo. — Gov. Jay Nixon used his speech in front of business and civic leaders at the annual Progress 64 West luncheon today to reinforce his support for a potential deal with Boeing and quell growing skepticism that Missouri’s chances at securing it are minimal. Nixon said his office received a formal Request for