Gov. Nixon vetoed similar legislation last year.
Wentzville Republican is welcoming the new career challenge.
Tim Jones (R-Eureka) says he will instead run for an unspecified statewide office in 2016.
Some in state legislature say new EPA clean air proposal goes too far.
Crystal City Democrat served four terms in legislature
Rep. Nick Marshall (R-Parkville) says Nixon has showed willful neglect of duty and misconduct.
Police say East Prairie Democrat had allegedly been driving while intoxicated in Jefferson City.
Gov. Nixon called for expansion during his State of the State address.
Jefferson City business could be back to near normal on Wednesday.
Republican State Senator David Sater of Cassville suggests two additional days.