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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon gives details of an initiative to connect 2,000 young people from low-income families in the St. Louis region with summer jobs in 2015, as former State Sen. Maida Coleman, director of the the Missouri Office of Community Engagement, looks on in Wellston, Mo., on Oct. 30, 2014.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Coleman Appointed to Missouri Utility Regulation Panel

Coleman currently is director of the state Office of Community Engagement.

5 hours ago

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (Getty/Joe Raedle)

Nixon: Mo. Will be ‘Very Prepared’ for Anniversary of Brown’s Death

Nixon says his focus is on what he calls the two pillars of “speech and safety.”

12 hours ago

National gurardsmen stand guard at the police station on November 29, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. The Ferguson area has been struggling to return to normal since the August 9 shooting of Brown, an 18-year-old black man, who was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer. When the grand jury announced on November 24, that Wilson would not face charges in the shooting rioting and looting broke out throughout the area leaving several businesses burned to the ground.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

2 Meetings Held by Panel Examining Ferguson Decisions

The chairman cites difficulty in coordinating members’ schedules.

07/28/2015

David Zink (Courtesy of video provided by the Missouri Attorney General's office)

UPDATED: Missouri Inmate Presses 11th-Hour Appeals as Execution Nears

A Missouri inmate who abducted and killed a 19-year-old woman in 2001 is asking state and federal appeals courts to spare him from execution.

07/13/2015

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon speaks during the launch of the US Agriculture Coalition for Cuba at the National Press Club on January 8, 2014 in Washington, DC. The coalition is seeking to advance trade relations between the US and Cuba by ending the embargo policy. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Nixon Vetoes Missouri Bill to Limit Local Wage, Bag Laws

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday vetoed legislation that would have blocked cities from raising local wages and restricting use of plastic bags, a move Nixon called a “power grab” by state lawmakers.

07/10/2015

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Nixon Signs Ferguson-Inspired Court Reform Measure Into Law

Nixon: “Under this bill, cops will stop being revenue agents and go back to being cops.”

07/09/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26:  A man holds a rainbow flag in support of same-sex marriage outside the U.S. Supreme Court June 26, 2015 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)

Nixon Directs Agencies to Implement Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Gov. Jay Nixon today signed an executive order directing all departments, agencies, boards and commissions in the executive branch to take all necessary measures to ensure compliance with the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision establishing a Constitutional right to same-sex marriage.

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

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Missouri Changes Insurance Requirements for Eating Disorders

Nixon signed a bill to require insurers to cover eating disorders beyond the point of a person getting back to a certain weight.

06/29/2015

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Nixon Vetoes Student Transfers Bill, Some St. Louis-Area Legislators Frustrated

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon today vetoed House Bill 42, saying it fails to solve the problems of unaccredited school districts in the St. Louis region and creates new problems and mandates for public schools across the state.

06/26/2015

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