Nixon invited the House and Senate Interim Committees on Medicaid to meet with him and his administration across the street from his mansion.
Nick Marshall, a Republican representative from Platte County, announced the plan on his Facebook page, writing that Nixon “disregarded the laws and constitution.”
Gov. Nixon has directed Missouri’s Department of Revenue to accept joint tax returns from same-sex couples who were legally married in other states.
Legislators charged with felony crimes almost always eventually resign. At times, resignation from public office seems a part of a plea bargain deal.
The governor stressed in his news release that the executive “does not in any way authorize or sanction same-sex marriage in Missouri.”
The Cole County Circuit Court confirms that Bustamante’s attorney has been granted a continuance. No new date has been set.
The recent decision by the governor to reopen the abandoned state penitentiary for tours has reminded me of my own time behind the walls decades ago.
Speaker Tim Jones announced in a press release Tuesday he will create a special committee to investigate the allegations within the Nixon administration.
Ferguson was 19-years-old when Columbia Tribune editor Kent Heithold was killed in 2001. Four years later, Ferguson was convicted of second-degree murder and first-degree robbery.
State offices are closed by law on Thanksgiving. Nixon has issued an executive order also closing state offices the Friday after Thanksgiving.