One week after special session call, Gov. Nixon praises final passage of bill to help Missouri compete for production of the Boeing 777X
• Building next-generation commercial aircraft is a transformational opportunity to bring thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in investment to Missouri, Gov. Nixon says
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Just one week after calling a special session of the General Assembly, Gov. Jay Nixon today praised final passage of Senate Bill 1, bipartisan legislation to help Missouri compete for production of Boeing’s next-generation commercial aircraft, the 777X. With more than a dozen states competing to build the 777X, Gov. Nixon called the legislature into a special session to consider legislation that would help the state submit a competitive proposal for this transformational project. In less than 5 days, the bill passed the Senate by a vote of 23-8 and the House by a vote of 127-20.