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

    Feb 19, 2017 | 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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  3. Why 2017 is shaping up to be a banner year for labor reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | 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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  4. Permit interest drops after passage of Missouri gun lawRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2017 | 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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  5. Greitens appoints three UM System curators, leaving two seats still vacantRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2017 | 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 Jay Nixon last year, but his nomination was withdrawn by Greitens last month.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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  6. Perspective: Paycheck protection passes the HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | 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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  7. Nine takeaways from the first Board of Curators meetingRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2017 | 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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  8. For more on story.Read the original story

    Feb 10, 2017 | 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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  9. LU curators approve bond issue for stadium, Wellness Center workRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | 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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  10. Lawmakers concerned about firearms in CapitolRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2017 | 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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  11. Lawmakers concerned about firearms in Missouri CapitolRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2017 | Washington Times

    ... 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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  12. News 47 mins ago 1:18 p.m.Union due withdrawal bill moves through Missouri HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... now moves to the Senate. Similar legislation passed through both houses last year. It was vetoed by former Gov. Jay Nixon, a Democrat. The so-called paycheck protection bill is the most recent step in a Republican push to regulate labor unions. On ...

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  13. Nuclear plant inspection finds small violationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Fulton Sun

    FULTON SUN file photo Gov. Jay Nixon announced plans on Friday to pursue a second nuclear power plant in Callaway County. The results of a December inspection at Ameren Missouri's Callaway Energy Center include one violation of "very low safety significance."

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  14. Gov. Eric Greitens Signs Law Making Missouri A Right-To-Work StateRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2017 | The Daily Millbury

    ... right-to-work bill that cleared the Missouri legislature was vetoed in 2015 by the former governor, Democrat Jay Nixon. Workers in Missouri (and in other right-to-work states) no longer have to join a union to get a job or hold on to one under the ...

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  15. Mizzou submits stadium architect approval ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Anniston Star

    ... consider Thursday's measure. Greitens rescinded nominations of two curators appointed last summer by former Gov. Jay Nixon when the Legislature wasn't in session, including former Missouri basketball star and Columbia businessman Jon Sundvold. As of ...

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  16. Missouri is Now a Right-to-Work StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | JD Supra

    ... was signed into law by newly-elected Governor Eric Greitens. A similar measure was vetoed by Democratic Governor Jay Nixon last year. The bill applies to both public sector and private sector employment, with the exception of railroads and airlines. ...

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  17. Missouri Becomes The 28th Right-To-Work StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | The Daily Caller

    ... one year ago, Missouri Republicans were "doubtful" about passing right-to-work legislation. Former Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed a right-to-work bill in June 2015. No state can compel workers to join a union, but in states without right-to-work ...

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  18. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | KOMU-TV Columbia

    ... on the day he was to be... More>> ST. JOSEPH (AP) - Two Republican lawmakers are pushing legislation to strip the Jay Nixon State Park's name away from... More>> COLUMBIA - Gov. Eric Greitens' proposed 2018 fiscal year budget includes cutting ...

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  19. Your Opinion: Dangerous bill would protect captive huntingRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2017 | News Tribune

    Several years ago, animal advocates and sportsmen all breathed a collective sigh of relief when Gov. Nixon vetoed dangerous legislation that would have re-classified white-tailed deer and other cervids as livestock. Despite this, thanks to hard lobbying by the captive hunting and deer breeding special interests, the same legislation has once again been reintroduced.

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  20. Teamsters denounce passage of destructive anti-worker bill in MissouriRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    ... introduced in the legislature. Their vocal opposition to the passage of right to work resulted in former Gov. Jay Nixon vetoing the legislation in 2015. The recent Republican legislative majority and governorship ensured its final passage. ...

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