New State Park in Southeastern Missouri Set to Open in JulyThe state park director had said the park system wanted to acquire the property for years.
Officials: Girl's Arm Impaled on Fence at Governor's MansionAuthorities say a young girl was hospitalized after her arm was impaled on a fence outside the governor's mansion.
Missouri Governor Signs $27 Billion Budget Despite ConcernsMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed a $27.3 billion budget that boosts spending for education while attempting to block money from going to Planned Parenthood.
Missouri Lawmakers Undo Veto to Enact School Funding MeasureBipartisan supporters of the change say meeting funding goals outlined without the cap wasn't feasible.
Nixon Vetoes Missouri Legislation to Cap School Funding GoalMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed a measure Wednesday that would cap the targets state government uses to fund public K-12 schools, chiding legislators for approving a ``broken promise'' to students he said will pave the way for them to enact more tax breaks.
Governor Signs Mid-Year Budget BoostGov. Jay Nixon on Friday approved the additional spending, of which more than $150 comes from the federal government.
Centene Corp. Center Adds 250 Jobs in FergusonCentene is a Fortune 500 managed care company based in St. Louis. The new 45,000-square-foot center includes a gym, a cafeteria and a day care center for workers.
Missouri Senate Passes $27 Billion Spending PlanSenators voted Thursday to approve a $27 billion budget for the fiscal year starting July 1.
Nixon Allows $2M More Education, Health Care SpendingThe move averts a confrontation with the GOP-led Legislature, which was attempting to force the Democratic governor to release the money.
Missouri Leaders Celebrate NGA VictoryGov. Nixon - "This was not a rigged game, this was a real game, and in the most competitive atmosphere, we won."
St. Louis-Area Firms Oppose Religious Objections MeasureLeaders from Monsanto, MasterCard and other firms joined Gov. Jay Nixon Friday at the St. Louis Regional Chamber to express opposition to Senate Joint Resolution 39.
Missouri House Votes to Override Governor's Budget LimitsLawmakers voted Wednesday to release $575,000 for the Missouri Scholars and Fine Arts academies, two summer programs for gifted students.

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