Gov. Jay Nixon

Demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown outside Greater St. Marks Family Church while Browns family along with civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton and a capacity crowd of guests met inside to discuss the killing on August 12, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a police officer on Saturday in the nearby suburb of Ferguson. Ferguson has experienced two days of violent protests since the killing but, tonight the town remained mostly peaceful. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Poll: Sharp Disparity In How Whites, Blacks View Ferguson Case

Titus Bond, director of Remington Research Group, has completed an independent survey of 604 county residents weighted for racial breakdown of the county population.

09/15/2014

A woman is removed from the road by Missouri State Highway Patrolman as police protect an entrance to Highway 70 during an attempted sitdown on the Highway in Ferguson, Missouri on Septmber 10, 2014. About 100 protesters threatened to walk onto and shutdown Highway 70 as a form of civil disobedience related to the Michael Brown shooting and riots in Ferguson, Missouri last month.  Over 200 police stopped the protesters from reaching the highway. About 25 people were arrested.   (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Protestors Call for Special Prosecutor in Ferguson Case, But Is It Possible?

The protestors know what they want, but Eric Zahnd with the Missouri Association of Prosecuting Attorneys says that’s not possible because the State of Emergency is over.

09/12/2014

File photo of Missouri Governor Jay Nixon. (credit: Joshua LOTT/AFP/Getty Images)

Nixon Frees $143M For Education After Veto Session

Gov. Jay Nixon has released $143 million of education funding that he had frozen, because lawmakers sustained most of his vetoes of tax-break bills.

09/11/2014

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Missouri Enacts 72-Hour Abortion Waiting Period

Missouri women seeking abortions will face one of the nation’s longest waiting periods, after state lawmakers overrode the governor’s veto to enact a 72-hour delay that includes no exception for cases of rape or incest.

09/11/2014

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Mo. Legislators Pass New Gun Laws

Prospective gun owners in Missouri will be able to apply for conceal-and-carry permits at an earlier age after a bill was passed in both the House and Senate.

09/11/2014

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Missouri Lawmakers Ban E-Cigarette Sales to Teens

Most Missouri teenagers no longer will be able to buy electronic cigarettes after state lawmakers voted Thursday to override Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of a bill banning their sale to anyone under 18.

09/11/2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon speaks about the shooting death of 18 year-old Michael Brown during a news conference on Aug. 16, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (Photo: Joshua LOTT/AFP/Getty Images)

Ferguson Lawmaker Calls Governor ‘Coward’

A state senator representing parts of Ferguson called Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon a “coward” for his response to the fatal shooting of a black man and the protests that followed.

09/10/2014

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

Local Business Owners and Industry Experts Discuss Taxes with Department of Revenue

Business owners and other industry experts complained to a Senate tax committee on the Nixon administration’s changing tax rules without advanced notice.

09/10/2014

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Missouri Lawmakers Target $61M in Veto Overrides

Missouri House members are planning to try to override Gov. Jay Nixon’s vetoes on about $61 million of spending.

09/10/2014

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

Abortion Opponents Pray for Success at Missouri Capitol

About 80 people gathered for a prayer vigil Wednesday morning in the Capitol Rotunda, asking that God would provide courage and boldness to anti-abortion lawmakers.

09/10/2014

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