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Nixon OKs Savings Accounts for Missourians with Disabilities

A new Missouri measure aims to help families financially support those with disabilities.

06/29/2015

Missouri House Speaker John Diehl (Courtesy of @johndiehljr Twitter profile)

Missouri County Officials: FBI Questions Consulting Contract

FBI agents are asking questions about a $75,000 contract awarded to a Missouri consultant, county officials said.

06/24/2015

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Satanic Worshipers Sue over Missouri’s Abortion Law

A group of Satanic worshippers are suing Missouri’s governor and attorney general, alleging the state’s abortion restrictions are illegal.

06/24/2015

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon shakes the hand of Dr. Charles Pearson of the Normandy Schools Collaborative (L) after it was announced that St. Louis-area superintendents and education leaders will provide a range of services aimed at improving the educational performance and financial stability of the unaccredited Normandy and Riverview Gardens school districts, in Bel Nor, Missouri on June 23, 2015. In addition, the Governor announced that he is providing $1 million in state funds for intensive reading instruction in Normandy and Riverview Gardens.  Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

St. Louis-area Schools Agree to Help Failing Districts

A group of St. Louis-area schools are banding together to help two failing districts get back on track, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced Tuesday.

06/23/2015

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

St. Louis News Editors Spar Over Police Report Details Included in Article

Was Friday’s St. Louis Post-Dispatch story on former Missouri House Speaker John Diehl and a past affair with a Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon staffer newsworthy, and should it have included the name of a possible victim of sexual assault?

06/23/2015

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon's State of the State address

Gov. Nixon signs Bill to keep Intelligence Agency in Missouri

Gov. Jay Nixon signed into law House Bill 514 to help keep thousands of high-paying jobs at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) in Missouri on Monday.

06/22/2015

Missouri House Speaker John Diehl (Courtesy of @johndiehljr Twitter profile)

Ex-House Speaker Had Affair with Governor’s Aide

A police report says former Missouri House Speaker John Diehl acknowledged having an affair with a former aide to Gov. Jay Nixon.

06/19/2015

(Courtesy of the State of Missouri Official Twitter Page)

Century-old Time Capsule From Missouri Capitol Opened

Missouri state workers donning masks and blue gloves with the care of surgeons cut open a 100-year-old time capsule from the Capitol on Thursday.

06/18/2015

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon addresses the state legislature during the annual State of the State address at the state capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 21, 2015.    Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Missouri Bill to Change License Fee Office Bidding Passes

Lawmakers have passed a bill to stop the state from considering how much money a bidder would return to Missouri if awarded a contract to run a licensing office.

05/11/2015

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon waves to friends before giving the annual State of the State address at the state capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 21, 2015.    Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Missouri Gov. Nixon Vetoes Cuts to Unemployment Benefits

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has vetoed a measure that would cut the weeks of unemployment benefits available to workers who lose their jobs.

05/05/2015

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