Thursday, October 29, 2015

Bud Flight - Spies on the Go

The two-state battle for a federal spy agency’s new regional headquarters is heating up,
with Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday announcing plans to publicly push to keep the agency in St. Louis as hundreds of supporters gathered across the Mississippi River to tout a potential Illinois location.

At stake in the bistate regional fight are more than 3,000 high-tech jobs at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency paying an average of $75,000.

The defense and intelligence agency is considering four sites to replace its current location near the Anheuser-Busch brewery south of downtown St. Louis. more