Missouri House Endorses Airport Tax Breaks

7 years 5 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, April 06 2011 Apr 6, 2011 Wednesday, April 06, 2011 7:22:00 PM CDT April 06, 2011 in News
By: Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri House members have endorsed a new tax break designed to spur international trade at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport.

The legislation is designed to help make Lambert a cargo hub for countries such as China. It would offer several incentives, including a state tax credit.
The House gave the measure first-round approval Wednesday.

A second vote would move it to the Senate, where several members have expressed concerns about creating new tax breaks.

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