The U.S. Department of Defense picked an unusual time for a delegation of governors to take a tour of Afghanistan. Among those governors is Missouri’s Jay Nixon.
State’s chief executive officer says trip will help him better understand national security issues
Four U.S. governors made surprise visit, invited by Secretary of Defense Hagel
The trouble is piling on for Sharon Carpenter – the former St. Louis Recorder of Deeds running to get her job back after she resigned in disgrace in July.
It may be difficult for Missouri to reimburse local police for their work in Ferguson. Mike O’Connell, spokesman for the Department of Public Safety, says it just isn’t done.
A special visitor brought good news to a grade school in North St. Louis. Gov. Jay Nixon at Bryan Hill Elementary School announced test scores district-wide are up 18 points.
Gov. Nixon could still freeze spending for affected programs.
The Missouri National Guard has completed its departure from Ferguson where the citizen-soldiers were summoned to help quell unrest after the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown.
The wife of an area police officer has removed family pictures from Facebook because she fears for her family’s safety.
Missouri’s U.S. senators are asking Gov. Jay Nixon to seek federal help for businesses damaged during violent protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old.