Jay Nixon

Police chase protesters passing by one of their burning cars during clashes following the grand jury decision in the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., on Nov. 24, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Accountability Hearing Reveals Chaos, Miscommunication During Ferguson Unrest

Eureka Fire Chief Greg Brown and St. Louis County Chief of Special Operations Matt LaVanchy told the committee firefighters were shot at during the unrest and, as a result, were told to stand down, even though residents needed their help.

02/12/2015

(Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Nixon: Without NFL in St. Louis, State Loses Millions in Income Tax

Gov. Jay Nixon says if the NFL leaves St. Louis, the state will miss out on $10 million of income tax from players.

02/10/2015

Photo of the proposed riverfront stadium. (Ben Boyd/KMOX)

Nixon to Announce Preparations for Riverfront Stadium Development

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon will visit the north riverfront on Tuesday morning for an announcement regarding the future of a new NFL stadium in St. Louis.

02/09/2015

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a press conference prior to the upcoming Super Bowl XLIX at Phoenix Convention Center on January 30, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona (Getty/Mike Lawrie)

NFL Commissioner Tackles Los Angeles Question

Roger Goodell says work in St. Louis on building a new stadium is a positive.

01/30/2015

Missouri State Senator and physician Rob Schaaf, R-St.Joseph. (KMOX file photo)

Loud ‘No’ from Missouri Senate Concerning New STL Football Stadium

One day after Gov. Jay Nixon’s administration told legislators it could float bonds without their approval for a new St. Louis football stadium, a resolution was offered in the state Senate to shut the door on the idea.

01/29/2015

Rep. Keith English (Photo: keithenglishformo.com)

Rep. Keith English Leaves House Democrats to Become Independent

“I am still a Democrat at heart and I didn’t want to leave,” English said. “I’m still voting the same way I did before; my labor-friendly Democrats won’t have to worry.”

01/28/2015

(KMOX file photo)

Isom Named New Director of Missouri Department of Public Safety

St. Louis city’s former police chief is now the state’s top law enforcement authority.

01/23/2015

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon addresses the state legislature during the annual State of the State address at the state capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 21, 2015.    Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Gov. Nixon Urges Court Reform, ‘Healing and Hope’ After Ferguson

During his remarks Wednesday related to Ferguson, Nixon said there often is “too much fear and too little trust.”

01/21/2015

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 Seeks $50M Increase in Basic School Aid

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon plans to propose a $50 million increase in basic school aid during Wednesday’s State of the State address, but some education groups already have concerns that it won’t be enough to avoid potential cuts.

01/21/2015

Photo of the proposed riverfront stadium. (Ben Boyd/KMOX)

NFL Stadium Proposal Would Impose No New Tax Burden on Missourians

Gov. Jay Nixon released a statement regarding the NFL stadium proposal developed by Dave Peacock and Robert Blitz.

01/09/2015

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