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  1. Term limits plan would join Missouri with a few other statesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | News Tribune

    ... this story, we did not look at the totals for people who held more than one statewide office, such as former Gov. Jay Nixon's total 24 years as attorney general and governor or John Ashcroft's 18 years as auditor, attorney general and governor. If ...

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  2. $3 million in cuts for state library fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | NBC Action News

    Governor Eric Greitens has proposed cutting nearly $3 million dollars in state funding for libraries in order to get a balanced budget for the state. Director of the Kansas City Public Library, Crosby Kemper, says in the past the Kansas City Public Library system received roughly $100,000 from the state.

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  3. Missouri Lt. Gov. Office Renovations To $50,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | KSGF-AM Springfield

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the Republican lieutenant governor has spent about $8,500 on new furniture and more than $46,000 on updates, including new hardwood flooring, wall repairs, replacing wiring and new kitchen appliances. The updates come as Republican Gov. Eric Greitens has warned that Missouri's budget is broken and has deepened the mid-year budget cuts made by his predecessor, Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon.

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  4. Remodeling of Missouri's lieutenant governor's office tops $50,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Liberty Tribune

    ... care to 20,000 elderly and disabled Missourians. And it comes after Greitens and his predecessor, Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon, pared $200 million in spending in the current budget because tax revenues aren't growing as quickly as projected. "It should ...

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  5. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | KCTV5

    ... governor has not flown on a state airplane. That's a significant departure from his Democratic predecessor, Jay Nixon, who frequently used state airplanes. Greitens' Chief of Staff Michael Roche says the governor is committed to spending as little ...

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  6. House pushes Real ID compliance measure forwardRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | News Tribune

    ... Current Missouri law doesn't allow the state Department of Revenue to issue compliant IDs because of a law Gov. Jay Nixon signed in 2009, citing privacy concerns. Missouri is one of five states that don't comply with Real ID. Some lawmakers Tuesday ...

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  7. Missouri unemployed face losing benefits under GOP billRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | News Tribune

    ... the fund. The Republican-led Legislature passed another version of the proposal in 2015 over then-Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's veto. It took effect for months before the Missouri Supreme Court last year overturned the law on procedural grounds. When ...

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  8. Missouri governor Eric Greitens is shunning the state plane.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | KZIM-AM Cape Girardeau

    ... governor has not flown on a state airplane. That's a significant departure from his Democratic predecessor, Jay Nixon, who frequently used state airplanes. Greitens' Chief of Staff Michael Roche says the governor is committed to spending as little ...

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  9. Missouri House moves forward on Real ID -Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Sedalia Democrat

    ... Missouri law doesn't allow the state Department of Revenue to issue compliant IDs because of a law that Gov. Jay Nixon signed in 2009, citing privacy concerns. Missouri is one of five states that don't comply with Real ID. Some lawmakers on Tuesday ...

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  10. Jobless in Missouri face losing even more benefits under GOP billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | The Japan Times

    ... the fund. The Republican-led Legislature passed another version of the proposal in 2015 over then-Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's veto. It took effect for months before the Missouri Supreme Court last year overturned the law on procedural grounds. When ...

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  11. Real ID compliance bill moves forward in HouseRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | News Tribune

    ... Missouri law doesn't allow the state Department of Revenue to issue compliant IDs because of a law that Gov. Jay Nixon signed in 2009, citing privacy concerns. Missouri is one of five states that don't comply with Real ID. Some lawmakers on Tuesday ...

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  12. New "Stand Your Ground" law cited as basis for Columbia shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | The Maneater

    ... the statute permitted him to shoot a fleeing thief. Senate Bill 656 went into effect Jan. 1 after former Gov. Jay Nixon's veto was overturned last fall . This law removed the "duty to retreat" provision and allows citizens to use deadly force ...

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  13. Why 2017 is shaping up to be a banner year for labor reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Washington Examiner

    ... in November for the first time in 95 years, while Missouri replaced term-limited Democratic Governor Jay Nixon (who vetoed right-to-work in 2015) with conservative reformer Gov. Eric Greitens, a Republican. In addition to right-to-work, Kentucky ...

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  14. Permit interest drops after passage of Missouri gun lawRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 18 | Washington Times

    ... drop was expected because of the new law, which was passed by lawmakers in September over former Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's veto. "It's pretty common-sense," said Democratic Rep. Stacey Newman, who opposed the law. "If you don't need a permit, why ...

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  15. Greitens appoints three UM System curators, leaving two seats still vacantRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Maneater

    ... still vacant, as are two curator seats. Patrick Graham was nominated as the student representative by former Gov. Jay Nixon last year, but his nomination was withdrawn by Greitens last month. Layman and Farmer replaced former curators Donald Cupps ...

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  16. Perspective: Paycheck protection passes the HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | News Tribune

    Perhaps the greatest sign of the difference between this year and last in the General Assembly came with the relatively quiet passage of House Bill 251, frequently referred to as "paycheck protection," this week. Sponsored by Rep. Jered Taylor, HB 251 requires public sector unions to obtain annual written or electronic authorization before withholding money from members' paychecks for political contributions.

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  17. Nine takeaways from the first Board of Curators meetingRead the original story

    Friday Feb 10 | The Maneater

    The UM System Board of Curators held its first meeting of 2017 on Thursday and Friday in Columbia. Here are the major takeaways from the meetings: There was no student representative at the meeting because Gov. Eric Greitens withdrew MU senior Patrick Graham, an unconfirmed appointee of former Gov. Jay Nixon, from the board last week.

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  18. For more on story.Read the original story

    Friday Feb 10 | Landmark

    All indications suggest it will. Last Wednesday, the state senate passed Senate Bill 19, which would make it unlawful to require employees to become a member of a labor organization or obligate them to pay union dues.

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  19. LU curators approve bond issue for stadium, Wellness Center workRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | News Tribune

    ... certainly does not fill the gap of $1.3 or $1.4 million that we were cut" in withholdings ordered by former-Gov. Jay Nixon and current Gov. Eric Greitens and by Greitens' proposed 10 percent cut in all Missouri colleges' core funding. The athletic ...

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  20. Lawmakers concerned about firearms in CapitolRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | News Tribune

    ... hearing rooms. But Republican Sen. Ryan Silvey said there's no enforcement to ensure people comply. Former Gov. Jay Nixon signed off on the installation of metal detectors at Capitol entrances that began functioning on Jan. 9. Republican Sen. Rob ...

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