Missouri Employment Reaches All-Time HighDepartment of Economic Development said nonfarm payroll employment grew by 9,300 jobs in October.
Discrimination Against Nixon Delayed as More Cases SurfaceA judge this week decided to postpone the trial until late February, after Nixon leaves office. Nixon, a Democrat, can't run for re-election this year because of term limits.
Gov. Nixon Issues 9 More PardonsGranting a pardon restores rights but doesn't expunge criminal records.
Gov. Nixon Target of Discrimination LawsuitThe lawsuit originates from the firing of Gracia Backer from her job at the Missouri Department of Labor in 2013.
Final Veto Showdown for Missouri's Most-Overridden GovernorMissouri lawmakers are set to expand Gov. Jay Nixon's already historic status as the state's most overridden governor.
Missouri Judge Stops Appointment of Nixon as Public DefenderAn order Thursday by Cole County Circuit Judge Patricia Joyce said only courts can appoint defenders.
Audit: State Buildings Not Maintained Due to Poor FundingThere's a nearly $600 million backlog of deferred maintenance on state buildings because of inadequate funding, Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway said.
Missouri Governor Pardons 7 More in Final Months in OfficeThey all served their sentences.
Missouri Governor Defends Record on Public Defender BudgetThe recent pushback comes after lawmakers budgeted a $4.5 million funding increase for public defenders this fiscal year. Nixon then cut that to $1 million.
Missouri State Public Defender Essentially Drafts Gov. NixonThe director of Public Defender System's Public Defender System, wrote in a letter this week that repeated budget cuts have left his office unable to hire enough public defenders.
Suit Challenges Law Requiring Traffic Fine Revenue ReportsThe Municipal League of Metropolitan St. Louis has filed suit challenging a requirement that the region's cities report revenue from traffic fines.
Missouri's Nixon Pardons 8 Convicted of Nonviolent CrimesThey've all finished their sentences and later found work or pursued an education.

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