Governor Eric Greitens and Senator Roy Blunt announce 161 locations now considered Opportunity Zones.
The new Opportunity Zones in Missouri were determined by the state. Officials say these areas will see added incentives for investment thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.
"We've already seen jobs coming back to Missouri as a result of strong conservative reforms. Now I'm proud to share that, because of tax reform, we have a new tool to bring businesses back to the areas that need it most. The communities that need quality jobs—areas with a lot of poverty and not a lot of opportunity--will get a leg up as they compete for jobs. I'm grateful to everyone who worked on this issue, and proud to announce these opportunity zones today," said Governor...
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