Nixon Calls in National Guard; West Alton Residents Told To EvacuateResidents in West Alton are being told to evacuate immediately at this hour, due to the overtopping of the Consolidated North County Levee on the Mississippi River.
Governor: Missouri's Storm-Related Death Toll Rises to 10Missouri's death toll from floodwaters fueled by days of downpours has climbed to 10 and appeared likely to grow, Gov. Jay Nixon warned Monday as some communities braced for expected record river crests in coming days.
Gov. Nixon: Religious Exemptions for Immigrants Contrary to American Values"That's not what America is," Nixon said. "We're a diverse country. We're a diverse state. That's how this country was formed, and how it's going to grow."
Coleman Appointed to Missouri Utility Regulation PanelColeman currently is director of the state Office of Community Engagement.
Nixon: Mo. Will be 'Very Prepared' for Anniversary of Brown's DeathNixon says his focus is on what he calls the two pillars of "speech and safety."
2 Meetings Held by Panel Examining Ferguson DecisionsThe chairman cites difficulty in coordinating members' schedules.
Rep. Candidate Calls for Penalties on Profits of Body PartsA Republican candidate for governor is calling on Gov. Nixon to have a special session to implement stiffer penalties for the purchase and selling of fetal tissues and organs.
UPDATED: Missouri Inmate Presses 11th-Hour Appeals as Execution NearsA Missouri inmate who abducted and killed a 19-year-old woman in 2001 is asking state and federal appeals courts to spare him from execution.
Nixon Directs Agencies to Implement Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage RulingGov. Jay Nixon today signed an executive order directing all departments, agencies, boards and commissions in the executive branch to take all necessary measures to ensure compliance with the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision establishing a Constitutional right to same-sex marriage.
Florissant Mayor Pushes Nixon to Call Special Session to Fund Highway RepairsThe mayor of Florissant is challenging Gov. Jay Nixon to worry less about a new stadium and more about new roads.
Nixon Vetoes Student Transfers Bill, Some St. Louis-Area Legislators FrustratedMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon today vetoed House Bill 42, saying it fails to solve the problems of unaccredited school districts in the St. Louis region and creates new problems and mandates for public schools across the state.
For Missouri Firm, Trade Trip Brings Sales But No Big DealsNixon says the trips ultimately are good for the state, "whether it's in the trade agreements that we've done or the relations that we build or just also thanking organizations which have invested significant money'' in Missouri.