Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon listens to residents and faith and community leaders as they discuss unrest in the town of Ferguson following the shooting death of Michael Brown during a forum held at Christ the King UCC Church on Aug. 14, 2014 in Florissant, Mo. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Nixon Releases More Than $5.6M in Frozen Funds

Gov. Jay Nixon has released more than $5.6 million in state funds he had frozen earlier, saying the move was possible because Missouri gained jobs in September.


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Nixon Criticizes Missouri Tax Cut Veto Override

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says a tax cut enacted despite his veto is a “very real threat” to the state’s principles of fiscal discipline.


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GOP Members Face Name Calling After Voting No On Tax Cut Bill

After what some are calling a “historic” veto session a few Missourians are disappointed a major income tax bill did not make it through the Republican supermajority.


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Lawmakers Vote To Override Nixon On Mo. Farm Bill

The Senate voted 23-10 on Wednesday to override the veto. Later, the House voted 111-50 to override.



Legislature Overrides Mo. Veto On Health Care

An initial House override vote fell short. The chamber later reconsidered and approved an override 109-52. Senators voted to override 25-9 on Wednesday.


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Lawmakers Vote To Override Mo. Foster Care Bill

The Senate voted 25-9 on Wednesday. The House approved the override 109-52, which is the minimum needed to override a veto.



Lawmakers Override Nixon On Mo. Voting Bill

Senators voted 31-3 on Wednesday to override Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto. House members voted 125-32 to override.


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Mo. House Fails To Override Veto of Income Tax Cut

A Republican push to cut Missouri’s income taxes failed Wednesday as the state House fell significantly short of the threshold needed to override a veto by Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon.


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Licensing Fees Will Increase If Lawmakers Override Veto

Missourians would have to pay more at the licensing offices if lawmakers override the governor’s veto of a license fee bill.


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Nixon Faces GOP Legislative Supermajority

GOP can now override vetoes.




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