Gov. Nixon

Missouri State Senator and physician Rob Schaaf, R-St.Joseph. (KMOX file photo)

Loud ‘No’ from Missouri Senate Concerning New STL Football Stadium

One day after Gov. Jay Nixon’s administration told legislators it could float bonds without their approval for a new St. Louis football stadium, a resolution was offered in the state Senate to shut the door on the idea.

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Rep. Keith English (Photo: keithenglishformo.com)

Rep. Keith English Leaves House Democrats to Become Independent

“I am still a Democrat at heart and I didn’t want to leave,” English said. “I’m still voting the same way I did before; my labor-friendly Democrats won’t have to worry.”

01/28/2015

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon waves to friends before giving the annual State of the State address at the state capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 21, 2015.    Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Text of Gov. Jay Nixon’s State of the State Address

Read the text of Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon’s State of the State address on January 21, 2015.

01/21/2015

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon addresses the state legislature during the annual State of the State address at the state capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 21, 2015.    Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Gov. Nixon Urges Court Reform, ‘Healing and Hope’ After Ferguson

During his remarks Wednesday related to Ferguson, Nixon said there often is “too much fear and too little trust.”

01/21/2015

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon listens to residents and faith and community leaders as they discuss unrest in the town of Ferguson following the shooting death of Michael Brown during a forum held at Christ the King UCC Church on Aug. 14, 2014 in Florissant, Mo. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Nixon Seeks $50M Increase in Basic School Aid

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon plans to propose a $50 million increase in basic school aid during Wednesday’s State of the State address, but some education groups already have concerns that it won’t be enough to avoid potential cuts.

01/21/2015

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon and First Lady Georganne Nixon stand after taking the oath of office for a second term as Missouri's Governor at the State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 14, 2013.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Lawmakers Mull Changes to Governor’s Budget Power

Enacting a constitutional amendment would require voter approval if the measure passes the Legislature

01/01/2014

Chloe

Chloe’s Law to be Signed by Gov. Nixon

Would make tests on oxygen levels in the blood mandatory for infants in a hospital

07/08/2013

Senator Stalls Mo. Special Session

Sen. Jason Crowell says he objects to overhaul of state’s tax credits for businesses.

09/06/2011

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