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By RICK GREEN Capitol Bureau firstname.lastname@example.org——Gov. Mary Fallin confirmed Thursday that The Boeing Company bowed out of two proposed projects in Oklahoma after lawmakers began considering a moratorium on aerospace tax credits.
"They had a couple projects that they were looking at and they got a message from their corporate office: 'What's going on in Oklahoma,'" Fallin said.
Boeing has yet to release a statement.