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House committee votes for Boeing incentive bill

Date: December 5, 2013
By: Christina Turner
State Capitol Bureau

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Foregoing unforseen challenges, Governor Nixon's Boeing bill is expected to pass this week.
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Wrap: As states continue fighting for Boeing's business, a House committee voted to pass a tax-incentive package to attract a new airplane project to Missouri.

The incentive would give up to 1.7 billion dollars in tax breaks to the company over 23 years based on the number of jobs it creates.

Support for the bill even came from Kansas City Democratic Representative Randy Dunn.

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Description: "I think this is a good project for Missouri and the potential to bring thousands of jobs to Missouri is definitely a positive thing."
 

Farmington Republican Representative Kevin Engler says although he supports the bill, he wants to see more jobs in rural Missouri.

Missouri has a December 10th deadline to present an offer to Boeing.

Reporting from the state Capitol, I'm Christina Turner.

Intro: 
Governor Nixon's Boeing incentive bill is expected to pass this week.
RunTime:  0:43
OutCue:  SOC

Wrap: After less than an hour, a committee voted to pass a tax-incentive package to attract Boeing to Missouri.

The incentive would give up to 1.7 billion dollars in tax breaks to the company over 23 years based on the number of jobs it creates.

Farmington Republican Representative Kevin Engler supports the bill, but wants to see more jobs go to rural Missouri.

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Description: "We can't blame it on Bush or blame it on somebody else. We are not doing anything to develop out state Missouri economically."

All but one committee member voted for the incentive.

Missouri is one of several states courting Boeing to manufacture a new plane here.

The Show-Me State has a December 10th deadline to present an offer to the company.

Reporting from the state Capitol, I'm Christina Turner.


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