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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (C) arrives for a news conference at the University of Missouri - St. Louis on November 24, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. Nixon pleaded for calm in the community as a St. Louis County grand jury has reached a decision on whether or not to charge Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown that sparked riots in Ferguson, Missouri in August.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Area Officeholders React to Grand Jury Decision

Area politicians weigh in on the decision by the Grand Jury in the Michael Brown shooting death.

11/24/2014

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Beer Sales at the Missouri Capitol Blocked by Gov. Nixon

The governor said alcohol sales could have presented a poor image to children and families

07/10/2014

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Gov. Nixon Veteoes “Sham” Payday Loan Legislation

“Missourians want meaningful payday lending reform, not a sham effort at reform that allows such predatory practices to continue,” Nixon said

07/10/2014

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Nixon Will Join Obama in Warrensburg

Gov. Jay Nixon is joining President Barack Obama during his upcoming visit to the University of Central Missouri.

07/20/2013

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Nixon Signs Missouri Military and Veterans Measures

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed seven bills dealing with the military and veterans.

07/11/2013

Former St. Louis Cardinals slugger and member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame Stan Musial, waves to fans during Stan Musial Day at Busch Stadium on October 2, 2010, in St. Louis. Word has come from the White House on November 17, 2010 that Musial will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom in January 2011. Musial, who will be 90 later this week, is one of 14 awarded the Medal of Freedom today. Others include former President George H.W. Bush;  Maya Angelou, poet; Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel; U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga.; John H. Adams, co-founder of the Natural Resources Defense Council; Warren Buffet, investor and philanthropist; Jasper Johns, artist; Dr. Tom Little, U.S. ophthalmologist murdered in Afghanistan; Yo-Yo Ma, musician; Sylvia Mendez, civil rights activist; Bill Russell, former NBA player; Jean Kennedy Smith, former ambassador; and John Sweeney, former AFL-CIO president.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt/FILES

Nixon Signs Bill Naming ‘Stan Musial Memorial Bridge’

Missouri is naming its side of a new Mississippi River span the “Stan Musial Memorial Bridge” for the late St. Louis Cardinals great.

07/10/2013

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (C) delivers the State of the State address while Missour Lt. Governor Peter Kinder (R) and House Speaker Steve Tilley listen at the State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 17, 2012. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Governor Nixon signs vehicle tax legislation

Gov. Jay Nixon enacted a law Friday that immediately reinstates local vehicle taxes for numerous cities and counties that have been unable to tax cars, trucks and boats since a state Supreme Court ruling more than a year ago.

07/05/2013

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Nixon Vetoes Bill Raising Motorists Fees

The legislation (SB51) would have increased the fees for obtaining and renewing driver’s licenses and registering vehicles.

06/26/2013

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AFL-CIO Applauds Gov. Nixon’s ‘Paycheck Protection’ Veto

“Thank God that we have a Democratic governor that supports workers in the state because that bill is bad,” Bob Soutier, President of the Greater St. Louis Labor Council said.

06/26/2013

Gov. Nixon with Jim McNerney, the Chairman, President & CEO of Boeing

Boeing Expected To Add 400 Jobs to St. Louis County Location

According to Nixon’s office, the plan is part of Boeing’s large-scale restructuring of its IT operations, currently located in Seattle.

06/17/2013

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