Jay Nixon

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.”

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(KMOX file photo)

Isom Named New Director of Missouri Department of Public Safety

St. Louis city’s former police chief is now the state’s top law enforcement authority.

01/23/2015

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

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

NFL Stadium Proposal Would Impose No New Tax Burden on Missourians

Gov. Jay Nixon released a statement regarding the NFL stadium proposal developed by Dave Peacock and Robert Blitz.

01/09/2015

Missouri Sen. Marie Chappelle-Nadal (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Sen. Chappelle-Nadal Calls for Gov. Nixon’s Resignation

Chappelle-Nadal has been an outspoken critic of Nixon since the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown by officer Darren Wilson.

01/08/2015

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Senate Leaders, Nixon Discuss Legislative Priorities as Lawmakers Return to Work

Missouri lawmakers have never really seen eye to eye with Gov. Jay Nixon, and the beginning of the 2015 legislative session is no different.

01/07/2015

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (Getty/Joe Raedle)

Nixon: No ‘Shake Down’ to Keep Rams in Town

After issuing a statement Monday saying he’s committed to keeping St. Louis an NFL city, Nixon made it clear Tuesday that his commitment has its limits.

01/07/2015

BLACK HAWK, LA - MAY 18:  A deer looks on while standing on farmland next to floodwaters on May 18, 2011 in Black Hawk, Louisiana. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Missouri Bill to Switch Oversight of Deer Farms Returns

A Missouri lawmaker is again pushing legislation that would shift regulation of farm-raised deer to state agriculture officials.

01/06/2015

Byron Watson

Retired County Police Officer Added to Ferguson Commission

Byron Watson of Florissant to replace Bethany Johnson-Javois

01/02/2015

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