Gov. Jay Nixon defended his decision not to replace a local prosecutor probing the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer, a day ahead of the funeral of the young man whose death sparked days of civil unrest in Ferguson.
Gov. Jay Nixon has ordered the Missouri National Guard to Ferguson, where violent protests continued after a curfew was put in place over the weekend.
Gov. Jay Nixon announced Thursday that the Missouri State Highway Patrol will take over security in Ferguson, which has been roiled by protests after the shooting death by police of an unarmed teenager. (Updated)
The Senate sponsor of a bill revising Missouri’s criminal code said Friday that Gov. Jay Nixon will not veto the bill, but the governor’s office would not confirm that a decision had been made.
Nineteen people are applying for an opening on the Missouri Court of Appeals Western District, the Appellate Judicial Commission said. The commission plans to publicly interview the applicants starting at 8:30 a.m. on Feb. 25 at the appeals court building in Kansas City. The three finalists are expected to be named later that day. Under […]
A debate over the fate of the Second Injury Fund will continue. The Missouri Senate last week spent days working on a bill that would put more money into the nearly insolvent fund while limiting the types of disabilities it covers, but lawmakers reached no resolution.
Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich filed a lawsuit today claiming Gov. Jay Nixon’s budget withholdings violate the state constitution.
Some baseball players slide into home plate, some baseball fans get married there, but how many judges can say that’s where the governor appointed them? There’s at least one: Rex Burlison, who on Tuesday was named to the St. Louis Circuit Court.
Gov. Jay Nixon today appointed Sidney T. Pearson III, of Cuba, as prosecuting attorney for Dent County. The position became vacant after the governor appointed Brandi L. Baird as associate circuit judge.
Many people feel overworked, but clerks in dozens of Missouri counties have proof.
The 22nd Judicial Commission nominated two associate circuit judges and a member of Gov. Jay Nixon’s staff to fill a vacancy in the St. Louis Circuit Court — Judge Paula Perkins Bryant, Judge Elizabeth Byrne Hogan and Rex M. Burlison.
A Columbia lawyer will serve on the University of Missouri Board of Curators for at least a few months following a move today by Gov. Jay Nixon.
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