Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley released the following statement on the groundbreaking of the new National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) western headquarters in St. Louis:
 

“This $1.7 billion investment by the NGA will create thousands of good-paying jobs in St. Louis. The geospatial intelligence professionals at NGA West help us understand the physical world in a way that enhances our national security and strengthens our response to threats at home and around the world. This work is of the utmost importance to our nation and will continue to happen right here in St. Louis for years to come.”