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About 30 Tea Party members held a brief rally today inside the Missouri Capitol, where they called on lawmakers to reject the Aerotropolis proposal.

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Missouri lawmakers are set to return to the State Capitol next week for a special legislative session.

Both Democratic Governor Jay Nixon and Republican legislative leaders estimate it’ll take no more than two weeks to debate and pass bills dealing with a dozen issues, including air cargo tax credits, social media communications between teachers and students, and local control of the St. Louis Police Department.

Will air cargo take flight at Lambert?

Jun 16, 2008

This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon: June 16, 2008 - A tentative agreement announced Monday marks a step toward making Lambert St. Louis International Airport a cargo hub for Air China, China's state-owned carrier. Political and business leaders hope it will eventually result in a big economic boost for the region.