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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon

Nixon Calls for Ethics Law Changes After Two Lawmakers Resign

Missouri’s Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday that state ethics laws need to be revamped in light of accusations that led to the resignations of two state lawmakers this year.

07/28/2015

Kansas City Senator Resigns Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Gov. Jay Nixon issued the following statement regarding the announcement that Sen. Paul LeVota is resigning from the Missouri Senate: “Although I have not received a formal letter of resignation, I understand that Senator LeVota […]

07/24/2015

Courtesy: Citizens for Modern Transit

Study: Region Has Many Options for Funding Transit Expansion

Author lists nearly two dozen possibiities, but points to need for state help.

07/23/2015

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Experts: Missouri Lacks Key to Prevention of Heroin Use

Springfield Police took possession of more than three times that amount heroin in 2014, compared to 2013.

07/16/2015

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Judge Bars Full State Worker Pay Without Illinois Budget

Illinois won’t be allowed to pay state workers in full during an ongoing budget impasse.

07/07/2015

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Florissant Mayor Pushes Nixon to Call Special Session to Fund Highway Repairs

The mayor of Florissant is challenging Gov. Jay Nixon to worry less about a new stadium and more about new roads.

07/06/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26:  Same-sex marriage supporters rejoice after the U.S Supreme Court hands down a ruling regarding same-sex marriage June 26, 2015 outside the Supreme Court in Washington, DC. The high court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

The Latest: Missouri Reacts to Gay Marriage Ruling

The latest reaction in Missouri to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to legalize marriages between same-sex couples

06/26/2015

New renderings of proposed St. Louis NFL stadium (Credit: HOK)

Lawmakers Concerned About Public Funding for New Stadium

The effort to block Nixon has failed in the legislature. State Sen. Eric Schmitt says he can’t make a decision on public funding for the stadium until there’s an actual financing package presented for consideration.

06/01/2015

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Thousands of Jobs Up for Grabs in Metro – Who Will Get Them?

St. Clair County is hoping to wrest away the National GeoSpatial Intelligence Agency as it seeks to relocate from its current location near Anheuser-Busch.

05/29/2015

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Missouri Secretary of State Candidate Files Voter ID Measure

A Republican candidate for the Missouri Secretary of State is pushing an initiative petition that would allow the Legislature to require voters to present photo identification at the polls.

05/21/2015

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