Jay Nixon

Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich (Courtesy of @TomSchweichMO Twitter page)

UPDATE: Missouri Auditor Schweich Dead In Apparent Suicide

Staff: Schweich “experienced a medical situation at his home” in Clayton.

18 hours ago

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon gives details of an initiative to connect 2,000 young people from low-income families in the St. Louis region with summer jobs in 2015, as former State Sen. Maida Coleman, director of the the Missouri Office of Community Engagement, looks on in Wellston, Mo., on Oct. 30, 2014.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mo. House GOP: No Funding for Community Engagement

House Republican 2016 spending plan does not include funding for office created after Ferguson unrest.

02/22/2015

Image courtesy of HOK | 360 Architecture

Legislation Filed to Prohibit Sale of Bonds for St. Louis Stadium

Republican Sen. Ryan Silvey, R-Kansas City, filed legislation Thursday to block the sale or refinancing of bonds by Gov. Jay Nixon to fund a new NFL stadium.

02/18/2015

Gov. Jay Nixon briefs the media on security issues during a news conference  on November 25, 2014. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Records: Police Wanted National Guard in Ferguson Neighborhood

St. Louis area authorities planning for a grand jury announcement sought unsuccessfully to station National Guard troops and armored Humvees in a Ferguson neighborhood where Michael Brown had been shot by a policeman, according to records released.

02/17/2015

Majority Leader John Diehl (KMOX file photo)

House Speaker: Inevitable Missouri Becomes Right-to-Work State

Right-to-work legislation will pass in Missouri, says House Speaker John Diehl.

02/13/2015

Gov. Jay Nixon briefs the media on security issues during a news conference  on November 25, 2014. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Nixon Addresses Reasoning for Not Deploying National Guard in Ferguson

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon cited the shooting of four Kent State University student protestors 45 years ago by Ohio National Guard troops as a reason he did not make greater use of Missouri’s National Guard in Ferguson.

02/12/2015

Police chase protesters passing by one of their burning cars during clashes following the grand jury decision in the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., on Nov. 24, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Accountability Hearing Reveals Chaos, Miscommunication During Ferguson Unrest

Eureka Fire Chief Greg Brown and St. Louis County Chief of Special Operations Matt LaVanchy told the committee firefighters were shot at during the unrest and, as a result, were told to stand down, even though residents needed their help.

02/12/2015

(Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Nixon: Without NFL in St. Louis, State Loses Millions in Income Tax

Gov. Jay Nixon says if the NFL leaves St. Louis, the state will miss out on $10 million of income tax from players.

02/10/2015

Photo of the proposed riverfront stadium. (Ben Boyd/KMOX)

Nixon to Announce Preparations for Riverfront Stadium Development

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon will visit the north riverfront on Tuesday morning for an announcement regarding the future of a new NFL stadium in St. Louis.

02/09/2015

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a press conference prior to the upcoming Super Bowl XLIX at Phoenix Convention Center on January 30, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona (Getty/Mike Lawrie)

NFL Commissioner Tackles Los Angeles Question

Roger Goodell says work in St. Louis on building a new stadium is a positive.

01/30/2015

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 4,819 other followers