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Economic development director resigns

New deputy named for DNR

State Economic Development Director Linda Martinez has resigned after less than a year on the job. Gov. Jay Nixon made the announcement Monday afternoon, saying in a statement that he wished Martinez well in her return to private legal practice but didn't elaborate on where she's headed. His office would not release her resignation letter, with spokesman Scott Holste calling it a personnel matter. That's not the only change in personnel in the Nixon administration. Nixon tapped attorney Bill Bryan on Monday to be deputy director of the Department of Natural Resources and also lead the Division of State Parks.

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Economic development director quits

State Economic Development Director Linda Martinez has resigned. Gov. Jay Nixon said in a statement that he wished her well in her return to private legal practice. His office would not release her resignation letter, with spokesman Scott Holste calling ...

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Martinez confirmation bogs down again in Senate

Linda Martinez’s path to leading Missouri’s Department of Economic Development hit yet another roadblock on Wednesday. Sen. Scott Rupp, R-Wentzville, blocked the St. Louis attorney’s nomination from coming up for a vote in the Missouri Senate after he expressed displeasure ...

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Martinez confirmation delayed

Efforts to confirm Bryan Cave partner Linda Martinez as director of the state’s economic development agency ran into a speed bump at the state Capitol on Thursday. The Senate Gubernatorial Appointments Committee had signed off on her appointment. But the ...

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Bryan Cave lawyer to run economic development agency

Gov.-elect Jay Nixon has tapped Bryan Cave partner Linda Martinez to run the state Department of Economic Development. Martinez’s legal practice has focused on development and related incentives at the local, state and federal government level. Nixon made the announcement ...

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Nixon names Bryan Cave lawyer to run economic development agency

Gov.-elect Jay Nixon has tapped Bryan Cave partner Linda Martinez to run the state Department of Economic Development. Martinez’ legal practice has focused on development and related incentives at the local, state and federal government level. Nixon made the announcement Tuesday ...

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