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Gov. Nixon: Taylor Execution Will Happen

Despite controversy over the drug used in the lethal injection, Gov. Jay Nixon says the execution will be carried out.


Lawmaker Wants To Impeach Nixon

Mo. lawmaker wants to impeach Nixon over elections


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Missouri Public Defenders Seek Pay Raise

Public Defender System Director Cat Kelly says entry-level attorneys in her office are paid a salary of about $38,500.


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State Lawmaker Seeks Impeachment of Gov. Jay Nixon

Rep. Nick Marshall (R-Parkville) says Nixon has showed willful neglect of duty and misconduct.


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Missouri Senate Defeats Medicaid Expansion

Gov. Nixon called for expansion during his State of the State address.


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Mo. Senate Mulls Voter Identification Laws Again

Missouri’s previous efforts of enacting a law have failed in the courts.


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Missouri Tobacco, Gambling Revenues Falling Short

Missouri is looking for other sources of money for education and health care after experiencing shortfalls in gambling and tobacco revenues.


Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (C) delivers the State of the State address while Missour Lt. Governor Peter Kinder (R) and House Speaker Steve Tilley listen at the State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 17, 2012. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Nixon Pushes For Legislation Barring Discrimination Based On Sexual Orientation

Some Republicans expressed caution Wednesday and criticized Nixon for championing the proposal while ignoring other policy initiatives.


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5 Things To Know About Missouri State Of The State Speech

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is delivering his sixth State of the State address Tuesday and presenting his recommended budget for the fiscal year starting July 1.


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Missouri Governor Expected to Propose More School Money

Gov. Jay Nixon was expected to propose a significant funding increase for Missouri’s public schools when he outlines his budget and policy priorities Tuesday during his annual State of the State address.