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  1. Committee Investigating Nixon Has Hardly MetRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    A legislative panel that said it would investigate Missouri Governor Jay Nixon's decisions involving the state's response to last year's Ferguson protests has met just twice since December. The Joint Committee on Government Accountability promised to scrutinize why Nixon didn't send in the National Guard to save burning Ferguson businesses after a grand jury decided not to charge a now-former Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

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  2. Hanaway urges stricter penalty for sale of fetal organsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri has said it doesn't participate in such a program. Hanaway called on Gov. Jay Nixon, a Democrat, to hold a special session so lawmakers could work to ramp up current penalties. She cited a Missouri statute ...

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  3. Governor Nixon asks for educators' support in bill vetoRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KMIZ

    Nixon urged them to support him and help sustain his veto of a bill that could take scholarships away from students who's parents might have come to the country illegally. Students start qualifying for A+ scholarships in high school, and the scholarship grants them two years tuition at any community college or technical school in Missouri.

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  4. Nixon sets special election to fill Missouri House vacanciesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Joplin

    Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon speaks during a news conference in his office following the end of the legislative session Friday, May 15, 2015, in Jefferson City, Mo. . JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.

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  5. Governor calls for shorter legislative sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KMIZ

    Gov. Nixon's remarks come after recent resignations of the Speaker of the House and a state senator over allegations of improper conduct. He started talking about ethics reform after Democrat state Senator Paul LeVota resigned just last week, and the resignation of the Republican Speaker of the House, John Diehl at the end of last session.

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  6. Coming Soon: Kansas City Special Elections And Gov. Jay Nixon Ethics...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Tony's Kansas City

    Two important things from Gov. Jay's office for this Tuesday . . . Once again we must endure talk of ethics reform even though we all know that Jeff City pretty much operates like Spring Break: Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon says Missouri's ethics laws need to be revamped in light of accusations that led to the resignations of two state lawmakers this year.

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  7. State Senator resigns following harassment allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Northeast News

    ... be effective Aug. 23, 2015. He said it's important for him to finalize any issues in his office and allow Gov. Jay Nixon time to call for a special election to fill his seat. LeVota allegedly harassed the intern, then retaliated against her after ...

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  8. Diehl's replacement in Missouri House to be chosen in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Former Missouri House Speaker John Diehl 's replacement for his 89th District seat will be chosen in a Nov. 3 election, Gov. Jay Nixon 's office said Tuesday. Diehl resigned in May following the revelation that he exchanged sexually charged texts with a freshman college intern.

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  9. 2 meetings held by panel examining Ferguson decisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | News Tribune

    A legislative panel that said it would investigate Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon's decisions involving the state's response to protests that followed a grand jury's decision not to indict a Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown has met just twice since December, with the chairman citing difficulty in coordinating members' schedules. The Joint Committee on Government Accountability promised to scrutinize why Nixon didn't send in the National Guard to save burning Ferguson businesses after a grand jury decided not to charge Darren Wilson in the August death of the unarmed, black 18-year-old -- a shooting that galvanized the "Black Lives Matter" movement.

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  10. Nixon calls for ethics changes after Missouri lawmakers' resignationsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Joplin

    Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon says Missouri's ethics laws need to be revamped in light of accusations that led to the resignations of two state lawmakers this year.

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  11. Nixon calls for ethics changes after lawmakers' resignationsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KMIZ

    Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon says Missouri's ethics laws need to be revamped in light of accusations that led to the resignations of two state lawmakers this year. His comments follow the announced resignation of Democratic Sen. Paul LeVota amid accusations that he made unwelcome advances toward interns.

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  12. Why reporters should let potential sexual assault victims talk off the recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Columbia Journalism Review

    ... of when it isn't. The controversy began last month, after the Post-Dispatch reported that a former aide to Gov. Jay Nixon, a Democrat, had had an affair with the former state House speaker, a Republican. That revelation came from a police report ...

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  13. Paddlers to participate in Missouri River race to support water preservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WaterWorld

    ... (Friday, July 31, @ 7 p.m.) Held at the Lewis and Clark Nature Center and Boathouse, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is scheduled to present the Governor's Cup to the overall race winner. About American Water Founded in 1886, American Water is the ...

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  14. Some immigrant students face doubt over Missouri college aidRead the original story

    Yesterday | Joplin

    Missouri's Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon earlier this month vetoed the bill that would require students be permanent residents or legal citizens to receive the state's A+ Scholarship, which provides two years of free tuition at community colleges for ...

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  15. Dave Helling: Vacancies in Missouri legislature leave voters without a voiceRead the original story

    Monday | Joplin

    Missouri law says Gov. Jay Nixon must call a special election to fill the seat of state Sen. Paul LeVota, who is leaving office in disgrace at the end of August.

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  16. The WilliesA Miracle in FergusonRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... appeared to grow more dangerous by the day. On Thursday, responding to calls for the state to intervene, Gov. Jay Nixon held a press conference in Ferguson and promised a different approach than the one local police were using. In that model, the ...

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  17. Missouri governora s race no mirror of White House contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | DigitalBURG

    ... much of the early attention on the Democratic side, she now has other rivals for the nomination. Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon is barred by term limits from seeking re-election. Koster being alone on the Democratic side could unite the party and spare ...

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  18. Legislators praise resignation by LeVota, who denies allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Business Journal

    ... the allegations, the report says. Two interns have accused LeVota of sexually harassing them. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said the resignation was "a necessary step" for constituents. Senate Majority Leader Joe Keaveny said legislators "now can change ...

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  19. Nixon Named Chair of NGA's Homeland Security & Public Safety ComRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    Governor Jay Nixon has again been named chair of the National Governors Association Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee. The Committee has jurisdiction within the NGA over homeland security, the National Guard and homeland defense, criminal justice and public safety and Veterans affairs.

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  20. Nixon: LeVota resignation 'a necessary step'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Business Journal

    After Missouri Sen. Paul LeVota announced his decision to resign following harassment allegations Friday, Gov. Jay Nixon called it "a necessary step" that was in the best interest of LeVota's constituents.

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