Gov. Nixon thanks police and Missouri National Guard members for safeguarding lives
Gov. Jay Nixon took a handful of Missouri lawmakers and reporters on a tour of the muddy, stalactite infested basement of the state Capitol to show what repairs need to be made to the nearing century old building.
Gov. Jay Nixon, legislative leaders and Boeing officials hold a groundbreaking ceremony today to begin construction on an expansion that will bring more than 700 new skilled-labor jobs to the region.
Gov. Jay Nixon is planning to tour the nooks and crannies of the Missouri Capitol to get a firsthand look at repairs that could be financed through a bonding plan.
The Missouri governor and his wife have issued their yearly Christmas message.
The chair of a joint legislative committee vows an aggressive investigation into why Missouri’s governor did not use National Guard troops to protect businesses in the aftermath of the grand jury decision not to indict a Ferguson police officer.
“I was so angry and full of raw emotions, as so many others were, and granted, I screamed out words that I shouldn’t have screamed in the heat of the moment,” he said in a statement.
The Missouri National Guard is scaling back its presence in the St. Louis area after being deployed to help provide security after violent protests.
However, Knowles says he feels like he’s being left in the dark by the DOJ, which he says is not a good first step toward the goal of rebuilding trust between the community and law enforcement in the wake of the Michael Brown shooting.
Rich McClure is co-chair of the commission, and encouraged members and the community to have an open mind.