Nixon made his first veto of the session Friday, refusing to sign a measure he said unfairly penalizes experienced school administrators who want to continue their involvement in a school district.
Gov. Nixon wants St. Louis city, the state, and private interests to fund a new NFL stadium. He says the county should fund rehabbing the Edward Jones Dome
County Executive Steve Stenger says his office was told by a member of Gov. Jay Nixon’s staff that the county’s dollars aren’t needed to pay for a new football stadium on the near north riverfront downtown.
Major League Soccer commissioner will spend much of 2015 evaluating potential expansion.
Ryan Silvey: “I don’t believe one person should be able to put the state $200 million in debt.”
Missouri economic development officials on Monday told a House panel that building a new football stadium in St. Louis could bring nearly $300 million in net sales tax revenues to the state over the next 30 years.
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.