The St. Louis Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority also announced the addition of 5 consultants to join Gov. Nixon’s task force to develop plans for a NFL stadium project in downtown St. Louis.
A statement from the governor’s office says Watson will only serve until Nixon decides on a permanent appointment.
His spokesman Spence Jackson says the service will be held at the Church of St. Michael and St. George, an episcopal church where Schweich was a member.
The question being asked in Jefferson City and around the state is why would Schweich take his life.
Staff: Schweich “experienced a medical situation at his home” in Clayton.
House Republican 2016 spending plan does not include funding for office created after Ferguson unrest.
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.
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.
Right-to-work legislation will pass in Missouri, says House Speaker John Diehl.
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.