Pa. to vie for Boeing plant
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania is among the states hoping to compete for a Boeing aircraft assembly plant.
Department of Community and Economic Development spokesman Steve Kratz said on Wednesday that the company contacted the state on Tuesday, asking for proposals to attract a plant to build the 777X aircraft.
Kratz said the state is looking at what it might offer as a competitive proposal that takes into account the use of taxpayer dollars.
The number of potential jobs makes Gov. Tom Corbett very interested, he said.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Trio charged with running $54M green-energy Ponzi scheme
- Casey, Coons become 32nd, 33rd senators to back nuclear deal with Iran
- Retired LCB official, expected to plead guilty to kickbacks, stands to lose $52K pension
- Judge OKs gender surgery for 48-year-old called mentally incompetent by parents
- Potential suspension of Pennsylvania AG’s license unusual
- Bishop’s ex-assistant in Venango charged with Lutheran synod thefts
- Conneaut Lake Park wants to sell some land
- $420M in college aid snagged by budget impasse
- Wall drawings of turn-of-the-century prizefighter found in Lancaster home
- State’s high court rules in favor of turnpike worker, will get another chance to prove his firing violated whistlebower laws