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Gov. Nixon Vetoes Change to Deer Oversight

The legislation would have shifted responsibility for regulating Missouri deer ranches to the Department of Agriculture instead of the Department of Conservation.

07/08/2014

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Gov. Nixon Vetoes 72-Hour Abortion Wait

Nixon said that legislators showed a “callous disregard for women” by granting no exception for rape and incest victims.

07/02/2014

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon briefs reporters on his decision to veto Senate Bill 493 in Creve Coeur, Missouri on June 24, 2014. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Gov. Nixon Signs 13 Bills, Vetoes Four

Gov. Jay Nixon signed 13 bills today and vetoed four, including House Bill 1307, which he said would unnecessarily prolong the suffering of rape and incest victims and jeopardize the health and wellbeing of women.

07/02/2014

In St. Louis on May 28, Gov. Jay Nixon speaks about a group of tax cut bills passed in the final moments of the legislative session. Photo: KMOX/Allison Blood

Gov. Nixon Vetoes, Freezes $1B of Spending

The Democratic governor said his actions were necessary because the budget approved by the Republican-led Legislature was “dangerously out of balance.”

06/24/2014

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RCGA Chief Likes Veto Of Mo. Tax Breaks

Joe Reagan says governor’s action will have more positive impact in long run.

06/13/2014

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Gov. Nixon to Roll Out Vetoes

Nixon has scheduled a news conference Wednesday afternoon to discuss vetoes of several bills approved by the Legislature this year.

06/11/2014

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Nixon Will Veto Student Transfer Legislation

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he will veto legislation seeking to overhaul a law that requires unaccredited school districts to pay costs for students to transfer to better-performing nearby schools.

05/23/2014

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Rep. English Stripped of Committee Positions after Tax Cut Vote

Rep. Keith English was removed from four House committees Wednesday by House Minority Leader Jake Hummel.

05/08/2014

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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.

05/06/2014

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Missouri Senate Votes to Override Tax Cut Veto

The Senate’s 23-8 party-line vote was just enough to meet the constitutional requirement of a two-thirds majority.

05/06/2014

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