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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

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon  (Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Mo. Legislature to Decide on Override of Gov. Nixon’s Veto

An override would require a two-thirds vote of both the House and Senate.

05/05/2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon  (Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Capitol Perspectives: Veto Strategies

This year, we’ve seen a new legislative strategy evolve to deal with vetoes by the governor.

05/02/2014

File photo of a person holding a gun. (Photo: Getty Images/Scott Barbour)

Mo. Senate Panel Considering Gun Law Nullification

A Missouri Senate panel is taking up legislation that would send federal agents to jail for enforcing federal gun control laws in the state.

01/21/2014

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Capitol Perspectives: Sloppy Legislation

Some legislative supporters concede that mistakes in the wording of the two biggest vetoed bills cost them the chance to override one if not both measures.

09/23/2013

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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.

09/13/2013

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