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Illinois State Sen. Bill Brady

State Sen. Bill Brady Joins Race for Illinois Governor

State Sen. Bill Brady officially joined the race for the Republican nomination for Illinois governor.

06/26/2013

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

Nixon Says He Won’t Appear in Stoddard County on Subpoena in Gun Trial

A weeks-long controversy involving the state illegally sharing the personal information of Missouri gun owners took a dramatic turn Thursday.

04/26/2013

CHICAGO - APRIL 17:  Former Illinois Governor George Ryan speaks to the news media at the federal courthouse following a verdict of guilty on all counts in his corruption trial April 17, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois. This new jury deliberated for ten days before handing down the verdict. Two previous jurors were removed from the trial during the deliberation process for lying on their jury applications causing deliberations to start over.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ex-Ill. Gov. Ryan Faces Changed World after Prison

Illinois Gov. George Ryan steps out of prison on Wednesday after serving five-plus years.

01/29/2013

Photo: KMOX

Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford Considers Run for Governor

“I believe that if you are a retiree, your pension benefit is what you get. That’s what you deserve,” Dan Rutherford told reporters before a presentation in Springfield.

01/24/2013

Workers remove ice from the steps of the State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 13, 2013. Several state wide elected officals including Governor Jay Nixon will take their oath of office on January 14, 2013, during Missouri Inauguration ceremonies.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Missouri Gov. Nixon Sworn In, Calls for Cooperation

Jay Nixon recalled Missouri’s bloody history in the Civil War during his inaugural address Monday.

01/14/2013

1/4/13-With a host of police officers and other public safety officials at his back, Governor Jay Nixon presents his case for reinstating exemptions to the Missouri Sunshine Law Friday at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Nixon Seeks Quick Reinstatement Of Sunshine Law Provisions

Exemptions protecting security plans for schools, hospitals, etc. expired at the end of 2012.

01/04/2013

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Gov. Nixon Comes Out Against Guns in School

Gov. Jay Nixon has come out in opposition to legislative proposals that would allow teachers to carry concealed guns into classrooms.

12/24/2012

Nixon and Deer

Missouri Governor Nixon Bags Buck, Urges Hunters to Donate to Food Banks

“I’m pleased to again join thousands of Missouri hunters who are donating venison to help provide for those in need,” Gov. Nixon said.

11/19/2012

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon announces new  laws, created to protect small businesses, during a meeting in St. Charles, Missouri on July 18, 2012.  (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Spence Sues Nixon for Defamation Over Bank Ad

Republican challenger Dave Spence filed a defamation lawsuit Friday against Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon over negative campaign ads that have targeted Spence’s involvement with a bank.

10/12/2012

CHICAGO - APRIL 17:  Former Illinois Governor George Ryan dodges cameras as he leaves federal court April 17, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois. Ryan was found guilty in his corruption trial after ten days of deliberations.  (Getty/Tim Boyle)

Appeals Court Denies Rehearing on Ryan Appeal

A federal appeals court in Chicago has refused a request by imprisoned former Gov. George Ryan that all the court’s judges rehear his appeal seeking an earlier release from prison.

09/24/2012

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