Gov. Jay Nixon
The Missouri Senate endorsed legislation Monday to overhaul the state’s criminal laws for the first time since 1979 and create new punishment ranges for felony and misdemeanor crimes.
The Senate Appropriations Committee is to begin hearings today on a roughly $26 billion budget for the fiscal year that starts in July.
These past few weeks, we’ve seen signs of how difficult it has become to pursue compromise in Missouri’s General Assembly.
Despite concerns from the Democratic governor, Missouri’s Republican-led Legislature passed an income tax cut Tuesday that could reduce state tax revenues by hundreds of millions of dollars annually.
Show Me Cannabis is calling on Governor Nixon seeking pardon for Missouri man serving life in prison of marijuana charges.
Nixon and state Rep. Tommie Pierson are scheduled to host a community meeting at Greater St. Mark Family Church downtown at 6:30 p.m.
A new plan to cut Missouri income taxes is drawing opposition from both Republicans and Democrats in the state Senate.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is supporting the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline, joining other Midwestern governors who are urging President Barack Obama to approve its construction.
The budget cuts legislators imposed last year on the Missouri Department of Revenue likely will remain in place.
The Department of Economic Development projects the new jobs would bring in $9.9 billion in new wages.