Jay Nixon

The Ferguson Commission assembles before the commission's first meeting in Ferguson, Missouri on December 1, 2014.The Ferguson Commission, made up of 16 people selected by Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, has been tasked to come up with solutions to the problems in the small St. Louis suburb, where rioting, lootings and arson fires have occured following the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in August.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Ferguson Commission Meets for First Time

Rich McClure is co-chair of the commission, and encouraged members and the community to have an open mind.

12/01/2014

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Nixon Calls Off Special Session

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon now says a special legislative session will not be necessary to pay for the public safety response to protests in the St. Louis area.

12/01/2014

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Nixon Reverses Planned Cuts to Blind Missourians

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has reversed plans to cut the amount of money paid by the state to blind residents.

12/01/2014

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

House, Senate Leaders Call for Public Hearings to Investigate Nixon’s Response to Ferguson

Missouri Senate and House leaders today called for public hearings to investigate Gov. Jay Nixon’s response to the unrest in Ferguson, and to determine if emergency appropriations are necessary to fund operations for the Missouri State Highway Patrol and Missouri National Guard.

12/01/2014

Rev. Traci Blackmon gives a heartfelt message to a women-led protest outside the county justice center on November 29, 2014 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Local Pastor Calls Out For New Grand Jury In Ferguson Case

Rev. Traci Blackmon’s message followed a “sit in” outside the justice center in Clayton

11/29/2014

Ferguson Riots

Former Ferguson Mayor Calls for Resignation of Nixon

“Gov. Jay Nixon should resign in disgrace.” he says. “Jay Nixon has failed us miserably.”

11/26/2014

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon addresses the media on Tuesday, November 25, 2014. (Allison Blood, KMOX)

Nixon: More National Guard in Ferguson

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says more than 2,200 National Guardsmen will be in place in the region near Ferguson on Tuesday night in the event of more violence.

11/25/2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (Getty/Joe Raedle)

Nixon: More National Guardsmen in St. Louis Tonight

In a statement released from Gov. Jay Nixon’s office, the governor says there will be more National Guardsmen supporting law enforcement tonight in the St. Louis region.

11/25/2014

Residents begin to gather at the Michael Brown memorial ahead of the grand jury announcement on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

NAACP Announces March From Ferguson To Jeff City

President Cornell Brooks says they’ll call on Gov. Nixon to remove the Ferguson police chief

11/24/2014

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon addresses media during a news conference on the Ferguson grand jury investigation on Monday, November 24, 2014. (Credit: Allison Blood/KMOX)

Leaders Renew Call For Peace Ahead of Ferguson Grand Jury Announcement

Gov. Nixon, Charlie Dooley, Francis Slay, and Dan Isom spoke a couple of hours before the big reveal in the Michael Brown case.

11/24/2014

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