Jay Nixon

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Clemency Coalition Seeks Freedom for 14 Women

A new coalition of Missouri lawyers and law professors is asking Gov. Jay Nixon to commute the prison sentences of 14 women, most of whom it says were victims of domestic violence.

10/28/2014

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon watches the Missouri Tigers and the Vanderbilt Commadores football game wearing a Kansas City Royals baseballl cap at Farout Field in Columbia, Missouri on October 25, 2014.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Governor’s Cup Preview

Which team gets a postgame trophy presentation from Jay Nixon, Rams or Chiefs?

10/26/2014

ST. LOUIS, MO - SEPTEMBER 21: Janoris Jenkins #21 of the St. Louis Rams returns an interception for a touchdown in the second against the Dallas Cowboys at the Edward Jones Dome on September 21, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Nixon: No Talks in a While with the Rams

Nixon says he’ll have an informal talk with officials this weekend at the Governor’s Cup in Kansas City, but real negotiations won’t happen until after football season is over.

10/23/2014

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 Creating Group to Address Ferguson Issues

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he will create an independent commission to study issues that have surfaced since the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson.

10/21/2014

Missouri State Senator Jamilah Nasheed makes her remarks as Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster looks on during his Roundtable on Representative Policing at the University of Missouri-St. Louis in St. Louis on October 1, 2014. Koster brought political, law enforcement and community leaders together to talk about some of the problems that have plagued the Ferguson, Missouri area after the police shooting death of teen Michael Brown. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Sen. Nasheed Arrested by County Police in Ferguson

St. Louis Alderman Antonio French tweets that Nasheed refused bond to spend the night in St. Ann jail.

10/21/2014

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Missouri Agency Scaling Back Captive Deer Proposal

Missouri conservation officials are scaling back their recommendations for new regulations of deer farms and hunting preserves that were aimed at controlling disease but had prompted cost concerns.

10/15/2014

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay (Photo: KMOX)

Mayor Slay Calling for Government Help with Ferguson Solutions

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay is stepping up to the plate after violent protests and unrest made their way to the streets of St. Louis.

10/13/2014

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Capitol Perspectives: Political Transformations

During my professional career, I have experienced two major political transformations that fundamentally changed our society. Recent developments in Missouri make me wonder if we’re experiencing a similar transformation today involving gay rights — or, at least, gay marriages in Missouri.

10/10/2014

From: Boeing

Boeing Brings 700 Production Jobs to St. Louis

Boeing is adding 700 new production jobs in St. Louis for its new 777X passenger plane.

10/06/2014

Lesley McSpadden (R) and Michael Brown Sr. (L), the parents of slain 18-year-old Michael Brown, attend an event for their son at the Greater Grace Church on August 17, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Michael Brown’s Parents Personally Requesting Special Prosecutor

Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown Sr., through their attorney, sent a letter to Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon requesting that St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch be replaced.

10/06/2014

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