Caleb Jones http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Mo. lawmakers, governor at odds over fighter jets http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-lawmakers-governor-odds-over-fighter-jets <p><em>Updated at 4 p.m. with statement from Boeing.</em></p><p><em>Updated 3:51 p.m. with Boeing jobs figures in Missouri</em></p><p>A new wrinkle of disagreement has emerged in Missouri&#39;s special legislative session on business incentives. State lawmakers and Gov. Jay Nixon now apparently are at odds over the production of military fighter jets.</p> Mon, 10 Oct 2011 19:28:24 +0000 The Associated Press 2219 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. lawmakers, governor at odds over fighter jets Mo. House passes Aerotropolis bill http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-house-passes-aerotropolis-bill <p>The <a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/">Missouri House </a>has passed the <a href="http://house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?bill=HB840&amp;year=2011&amp;code=R">Aerotropolis bill</a>, which is designed to turn <a href="http://www.lambert-stlouis.com/">Lambert Airport in St. Louis </a>into a global air freight hub.</p><p>The bill would provide around $480 million in tax incentives, which companies could use to build cargo facilities near Lambert Airport. Tue, 12 Apr 2011 03:37:11 +0000 Marshall Griffin 931 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. House passes Aerotropolis bill Mo. House endorses "Aerotropolis" bill http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-house-endorses-aerotropolis-bill <p>The so-called <a href="http://house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?bill=HB840&amp;year=2011&amp;code=R">Aerotropolis bill</a> has received first-round approval in the Missouri House.&nbsp;&nbsp; If passed, it would provide up to $480 million in tax credits to encourage global air trade via St. Louis, including incentive for companies to build storage facilities near Lambert International Airport.&nbsp; It&rsquo;s sponsored by GOP House Member Caleb Jones of Moniteau County.</p> Thu, 07 Apr 2011 14:47:02 +0000 Marshall Griffin 906 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. House endorses "Aerotropolis" bill