Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto earlier this month of a bill restricting agriculture nuisance suits essentially turned out to be an editing job.
Missouri’s Republican-led Legislature passed what it touted as a compromise plan to redraw the state’s congressional districts Wednesday night, but some Democrats decried it as a partisan map and urged the governor to veto it.
States’ rights might be all the rage when it comes to health care, but the Missouri Legislature is perfectly fine with federal law when it comes to employment discrimination.
For those small businesses having trouble getting bank loans, Gov. Jay Nixon delivered some good news during his visit Friday to St. Peters. The state has obtained $27 million in federal funding to help entrepreneurs expand and create jobs.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has remained largely mum about his motivations for sparing the life of a condemned prisoner, but records obtained by The Associated Press show hundreds of people implored him to do so — including many who cast doubt on whether the man actually was guilty of murder.
A former St. Louis circuit judge has withdrawn his name from consideration for a spot on the St. Louis Board of Police Commissioners. Gov. Jay Nixon had nominated Michael Calvin, now of counsel with Spencer Fane Britt & Browne, to fill one of two vacancies on the board that oversees the city’s police department. But […]
Gov. Jay Nixon called for lawmakers to impose stricter penalties on driving-while-intoxicated offenders during a statewide tour on Wednesday, with stops in Hannibal, St. Louis County and Cape Girardeau County.
Gov. Jay Nixon says helping existing businesses to grow and create jobs is "much, much cheaper and [more] cost effective" than trying to lure out-of-state companies to Missouri.
In a speech Friday before members of local chambers of commerce, the governor stressed the importance of business retention. More than 200 business people turned out to hear Nixon speak at a luncheon at the Old Hi[...]
When it comes to its promised $2 million in federal stimulus funds, the state's public defender office has a message for Gov. Jay Nixon: "Show me the money." As the clock ticks toward the endpoint for use of the stimulus funds - June 2011 - Nixon hasn't released any stimulus dollars to the state's beleaguered system. It's been five months since the Legislature approved the allocation. [...]
With just three weeks left in the legislative session, an effort to alter the Second Injury Fund this year appears all but dead. Nonetheless, those watching the fund still expect it to become insolvent in the near future. In 2007, state Auditor Susan Montee released an audit showing that the fund would become insolvent without […]
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