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Nixon Urges Legislature to Accept Medicaid Expansion

With only a couple of days left in the legislative session, Gov. Jay Nixon is holding out hope for one of his most critical issues.

05/14/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the southern site of the Keystone XL pipeline on March 22, 2012 in Cushing, Oklahoma. Obama is pressing federal agencies to expedite the section of the Keystone XL pipeline between Oklahoma and the Gulf Coast. (Photo: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Jay Nixon Endorses Keystone Oil Pipeline

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is supporting the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline, joining other Midwestern governors who are urging President Barack Obama to approve its construction.

03/03/2014

Mo. Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder and State Senator Jamilah Nasheed accuse Governor Nixon of "secret deal" on Boeing.

Kinder and Nasheed Accuse Nixon of ‘Secret Deal’ on Boeing

Missouri Governor Nixon is accused of making a “secret deal” with five state senators to withhold $14 million in low-income housing credits — in exchange for their support of the recently-passed tax break package for Boeing.

12/23/2013

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MO Lawmakers Eye Uninsured Motorist Bill for Override

Missouri lawmakers could attempt to override Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of restrictions on lawsuits from uninsured motorists.

08/31/2013

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Charlie Brennan – Thursday, August 29th – Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Mo. Gov. Jay Nixon, Twitter’s Jack Dorsey

Charlie talks with Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and Twitter’s Jack Dorsey.

08/29/2013

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Governor Nixon Vetoes Anti-Sharia Law Bill

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–Governor Nixon vetoes a bill that supporters say was passed to prevent the adoption of Sharia Law in Missouri. “There are certainly problems facing our nation and state today,” Nixon said, “But the problems […]

06/03/2013

Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder

Kinder Says Nixon Administration Helping Feds Compile a Gun List

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)– Lt. Governor Peter Kinder says the Missouri Department of Revenue is illegally sharing information on concealed gun permit applicants with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. “We’re trying to get answers from the […]

03/07/2013

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Jobs Gained, Jobs Lost — Nixon and Spence See Employment Totals Differently

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO–(KMOX)–With two weeks to go before the election, Missouri Governor Nixon is facing new questions about the number of net jobs lost in the state since he took office. The U.S. Bureau of […]

10/23/2012

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Mo. Veterans Nursing Homes To Get Casino Fees

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation redirecting casino fees to nursing homes for military veterans.

05/30/2012

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Additional Funds for Veterans Homes to Become Law

The legislation redirects casino fees to a trust fund for the Missouri Veterans’ Commission.

05/30/2012

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