Gov. Jay Nixon’s decision to drop the curfew in Ferguson, Mo., on Monday drew criticism from Missouri’s House Majority Leader John Diehl.
Gov. Jay Nixon issued a statement regarding the ongoing situation in Ferguson, stating that there would be no curfew Monday night.
He’s an African American. He’s from North St. Louis County. And as a local commander of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, his job Thursday night is to establish calm in Ferguson.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol will take over supervising security in the St. Louis suburb that’s been the scene of violent protests since a police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager, the governor announced Thursday.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon spoke during a news conference Thursday afternoon, addressing the ongoing unrest in Ferguson after the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer.
On Aug. 9, 18-year-old Michael Brown, a recent high school graduate about to start college, was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer. Brown was unarmed.
Missouri’s chief executive calls bill a “dangerous voucher scheme.”
Joe Reagan says governor’s action will have more positive impact in long run.
With only weeks left in the legislative session, senators considered a House-passed bill that would nullify any federal attempt to limit gun ownership in Missouri.
Missouri lawmakers have passed a resolution encouraging President Barack Obama’s administration to approve a proposed oil pipeline route through the middle of the United States.