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Gov. Nixon Vetoes Tax Breaks

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed a package of special tax breaks Wednesday for power companies, restaurants, computer data centers and other industries.

06/11/2014

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Gov. Nixon to Roll Out Vetoes

Nixon has scheduled a news conference Wednesday afternoon to discuss vetoes of several bills approved by the Legislature this year.

06/11/2014

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New Tanning Booth Restrictions for Teens Signed into Law

Anyone under 17 in Missouri will soon need signed parental consent before using a tanning booth, bed or other tanning device at a business.

06/06/2014

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McCaskill, Nixon Laud Appointment of O’Malley as Ireland Ambassador

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill and Gov. Jay Nixon today praised the nomination of St. Louis native Kevin O’Malley as U.S. Ambassador to Ireland.

06/05/2014

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EPA Seeks 21 Percent Emission Drop in Missouri

To meet newly proposed federal standards, Missouri would need to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by more than one-fifth by 2030

06/03/2014

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Nixon Opposes Missouri Transportation Sales Tax

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says a proposed sales tax increase is “neither a fair nor a fiscally responsible” solution to pay for transportation needs.

06/02/2014

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Sinquefield: ‘Missouri Has an Idiot for a Governor’

One of the most powerful men in Missouri politics has some strong words for the state’s governor.

05/30/2014

In St. Louis on May 28, Gov. Jay Nixon speaks about a group of tax cut bills passed in the final moments of the legislative session. Photo: KMOX/Allison Blood

Gov. Nixon: Tax Cut Bills That Serve Special Interests Are ‘Irresponsible’

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is blasting the Republican-led state legislature for a group of bills passed in the 11th hour of the legislative session that give hundreds of millions in tax breaks to special interests.

05/28/2014

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Bill Would Allow Responders Give Overdose Antidote

Missouri law officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians could administer an antidote for drug overdoses under legislation on the governor’s desk.

05/28/2014

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Nixon Will Veto Student Transfer Legislation

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he will veto legislation seeking to overhaul a law that requires unaccredited school districts to pay costs for students to transfer to better-performing nearby schools.

05/23/2014

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