Boeing http://nwpr.org en 2015 Defense Budget Passed By House Preserves A-10 Jets Based In Idaho http://nwpr.org/post/2015-defense-budget-passed-house-preserves-10-jets-based-idaho <p>The U.S. House today rejected the Pentagon's plans to retire aging ships and planes. The bipartisan vote on a <a href="http://armedservices.house.gov/index.cfm/ndaa-home?p=ndaa">defense-spending blueprint for next year </a>saves a fleet of attack jets flown by the Idaho National Guard out of Boise. The fate of that air wing provides another example of how hard it is to cut the defense budget.</p><p> Fri, 23 May 2014 01:08:13 +0000 Tom Banse 46365 at http://nwpr.org 2015 Defense Budget Passed By House Preserves A-10 Jets Based In Idaho St. Louis Machinists President Changes Message, Says He’d Talk With Boeing http://nwpr.org/post/st-louis-machinists-president-changes-message-hometown-press <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/12/120513AJ_BoeingCompetition_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>The president of the St. Louis machinists <a href="http://iam837.org/">union</a> tells his hometown newspaper that he's “prepared and ready to sit down with Boeing” to discuss moving 777X production to Missouri.&#160;<p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 00:05:39 +0000 Austin Jenkins 38291 at http://nwpr.org St. Louis Machinists President Changes Message, Says He’d Talk With Boeing St. Louis Machinists President: Keep 777X In Washington http://nwpr.org/post/st-louis-machinists-president-keep-777x-washington <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/12/120413AJ_Machinists_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>The president of the machinists union in St. Louis says Boeing should build the 777X in Washington.<p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 01:47:15 +0000 Austin Jenkins 38236 at http://nwpr.org St. Louis Machinists President: Keep 777X In Washington Missouri Governor Calls Special Session For Boeing Deal http://nwpr.org/post/missouri-governor-calls-special-session-boeing-deal <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/12/120213AJ_Boeing_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Sound familiar? Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has called a special session so lawmakers there can work on a plan to land Boeing's 777X assembly line.<p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 00:40:43 +0000 Austin Jenkins 38122 at http://nwpr.org Missouri Governor Calls Special Session For Boeing Deal Washington Lawmakers Hear Pitch For Corporate Tax Disclosure http://nwpr.org/post/washington-lawmakers-hear-pitch-corporate-tax-disclosure <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/11/120513AJ_CorporateTaxes_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>The issue of tax transparency in Washington is getting fresh attention on the heels of a major tax deal for Boeing.<p> Sat, 23 Nov 2013 00:53:59 +0000 Austin Jenkins 37743 at http://nwpr.org Washington Lawmakers Hear Pitch For Corporate Tax Disclosure State Secret: Why You Can't See Boeing's Tax Bill http://nwpr.org/post/state-secret-why-you-cant-see-boeings-tax-bill <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/11/111913AJ_BusinessTaxes_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Washington lawmakers recently rushed into special session to pass $8.7 billion in aerospace tax breaks. The aim: to land Boeing’s next generation 777 airplane. But how much does Boeing – or any other major company in Washington - pay in taxes?<p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 00:11:05 +0000 Austin Jenkins 37577 at http://nwpr.org State Secret: Why You Can't See Boeing's Tax Bill Governor Inslee Vows To Continue To Compete For 777X http://nwpr.org/post/governor-inslee-vows-continue-compete-777x <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The machinist’s two-to-one rejection of the Boeing contract was not the outcome Washington Governor Jay </span>Inslee<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> had hoped for. At a news conference in Olympia following the vote tally Wednesday night, the Democrat called the outcome a “disappointment.”</span></p><p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 15:11:23 +0000 Austin Jenkins 37294 at http://nwpr.org Governor Inslee Vows To Continue To Compete For 777X Boeing Machinists Prepare To Vote On Contract Extension http://nwpr.org/post/boeing-machinists-prepare-vote-contract-extension <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">About 30-thousand Boeing machinists in the Seattle area face a tough decision Wednesday. They have to choose between accepting a contract extension that includes a pension freeze or risk losing jobs on the next jet program.</span></p><p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 15:04:52 +0000 Ashley Gross 37234 at http://nwpr.org Boeing Incentives Signed; Washington Lawmakers Turn To Roads http://nwpr.org/post/boeing-incentives-signed-washington-lawmakers-turn-roads Boeing will get tax incentives and worker training under bills signed into law Monday by Washington Governor Jay Inslee.<p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 00:07:07 +0000 Austin Jenkins 37140 at http://nwpr.org Boeing Incentives Signed; Washington Lawmakers Turn To Roads Washington Legislature Plows Ahead With Boeing 777X Tax Breaks http://nwpr.org/post/washington-legislature-plows-ahead-boeing-777x-tax-breaks <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/11/110813TB_BoeingBreaks_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>The Washington Legislature is plowing ahead with a package of tax breaks and incentives to convince the Boeing Company to build its next big jet in Washington.<p> Sat, 09 Nov 2013 01:13:20 +0000 Tom Banse 37038 at http://nwpr.org Washington Legislature Plows Ahead With Boeing 777X Tax Breaks