Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Springfield CEOs Urge Nixon: Invest In Existing Business

Springfield business leaders pitched their economic ideas to Gov. Jay Nixon on Tuesday as he considers a bond issue to fund statewide capital improvements.

The governor was in the city for a brainstorming session to help form his 2010 economic legislative agenda. Most of the business leaders urged the governor to focus resources on what already works.

Springfield Remanufacturing Corporation has been one of the city's most successful enterprises but Chief Executive Officer Jack Stack said that even he is having trouble getting access to the capital necessary to grow.

“It is unbelievably tough. The game has changed radically,” said Stack.

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