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Gov. Jay Nixon talks with reporters. (Photo by UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Nixon To Promote Training For Mental Health Jobs

Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday proposed awarding $20 million in grants to Missouri’s colleges and universities to prepare more students for employment in mental health.

12/18/2013

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Missouri Labor Leaders Vow 24-hour Work for Boeing

In hopes to sweeten the deal, St. Louis area construction labor councils have committed to work around the clock and forgo overtime to help Missouri compete for and win Boeing’s next-generation commercial aircraft, the 777X.

12/03/2013

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Boeing Incentives Could Total $1.7B

Missouri’s bid for a Boeing assembly plant could include more than $1.7 billion of incentives over two decades if the airplane manufacturer adds thousands of jobs, according to new information about the proposal released Tuesday.

12/03/2013

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Mo. Starts Session Focused On Boeing Incentives

Missouri lawmakers have convened a special session aimed at persuading the Boeing Co. to produce the 777X plane in the state.

12/02/2013

Missouri Army National Guard fill sandbags in Dutchtown, Mo.

Mo. National Guard Handling IDs For Gay Spouses

Guard is processing requests from same-sex partners for military ID cards that are the gateway to accessing benefits.

11/23/2013

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New Lake Planned For North Central Missouri

The state is making up to $2 million available to help develop a lake near Milan, MO.

11/16/2013

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 04: Missouri Governor Jay Nixon attends press conference for Farm Aid on October 4, 2009 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images)

Nixon Appoints New St. Louis CVC Chairman

Gov. Jay Nixon has appointed a St. Louis County attorney to be the new chairman of the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission.

09/20/2013

Gov. Jay Nixon talks with reporters. (Photo by UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Mo. Lawmakers Vow Veto Showdown With Governor

Income tax cuts? No. Nullification of federal gun-control laws? No. New hurdles for public employee unions? No.

09/09/2013

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Nixon Vetoes New Process For Lt. Gov. Vacancies

Nixon cites several concerns in his three-page veto.

07/13/2013

Surrounded by Gov. Jay Nixon, left, and Joplin Superintendent of Schools C.J. Huff, President Barack Obama smiles as he took the stage during the Joplin High School Commencement Exercises for the Class of 2012 at the Missouri Southern State University Leggett & Platt Athletic Center on May 21, 2012 in Joplin, Mo. (credit: Shane Keyser-Pool/Getty Images)

Missouri Governor Vetoes Legislation That Nullifies Federal Gun Control Laws

Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed legislation Friday that would have made it a crime for federal agents to attempt to enforce federal gun laws in Missouri and could have landed journalists in jail for publishing the names of gun owners in the state.

07/05/2013

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