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  1. Greitens Gauge: 'Right-to-work' legislation signed but put on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2017 | KCCommunityNews.com

    ... power, while supporters cited increased job opportunities that would flock to the state as a result. Former Gov. Jay Nixon had vetoed similar legislation. The law faced immediate pushback the day Greitens signed it. A petition was filed the same day ...

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  2. Messenger: Greitens, conservative ex-senator turn the tables in tax-credit debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2017 | Sedalia Democrat

    ... on, the developers will have to pass a bill." In the early years of this decade, Crowell was working with Gov. Jay Nixon , a Democrat, to bring more sanity to the tax credit programs. At the time, Missouri ranked first and second in the nation in ...

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  3. Greitens, appointees move to withhold controversial low income development tax creditsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | Sedalia Democrat

    ... swayed Commission Chairman Jeffrey Bay and Commissioner William Miller, appointees of former Democratic Governor Jay Nixon, who voted to support the alternative. The state tax credit has drawn fire for being inefficient. Developers sell them to ...

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  4. Greitens appears to lack board votes to fire education chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Education Week

    ... told the AP he would "absolutely not" vote her out, and the three board members appointed by former Democrat Gov. Jay Nixon also oppose the firing. It would take five out of eight votes to fire her. Sumners said he accepted Greitens' appointment to ...

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  5. Interest group seeks public rebuke of rulingRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2017 | News Tribune

    Missouri members of the Massachusetts-based National Parents Organization say an appeals court ruling last month ignored a 2016 law that reformed family court operations. That law, included in House Bill 1550, was signed by then-Gov. Jay Nixon and took effect Aug. 28, 2016.

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  6. Your Opinion: What's really happening with the Boy Scouts?Read the original story

    Nov 11, 2017 | News Tribune

    ... chairman/CEO of Learfield Communications; Charles Kruse, former Missouri Farm Bureau president; and former Gov. Jay Nixon and Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder. Too many in our society attack institutions, individuals and customs that most were taught to ...

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  7. Jay Nixon, 'proud' for Joplin, in Texas to speak at workforce summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | Sedalia Democrat

    On his Twitter account, Nixon let followers know that he was in Austin, Texas, to attend the ACT Workforce Summit . In Austin Tx to keynote ACT national workforce summit.

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  8. After trips to Asia and Europe, Greitens heads to IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | Sedalia Democrat

    ... Kingdom global marketing firm VML is planning to move 120 jobs to Kansas City over the next six years. Former Gov. Jay Nixon, a Democrat, also visited China, South Korea, the United Kingdom, Switzerland and Israel during his tenure. In total, Nixon ...

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  9. Former State Worker Gets $1.1 Million in SettlementRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2017 | US News & World Report

    The state of Missouri will pay $1.1 million to settle two sex and age discrimination lawsuits filed by a former state employee. Guthrie and former Missouri Division of Employment Security director Gracia Backer filed suit in 2014 naming former Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations director Larry Rebman, then-Gov. Jay Nixon, and others.

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  10. How to shrink Missouri government? New report says cut appointments, kill some panelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | Sedalia Democrat

    ... get rid of others and lower fees when possible. Filling the boards has become a bipartisan challenge. Former Gov. Jay Nixon, a Democrat, was dinged in an August audit for letting panels languish by not filling vacancies and for letting appointees ...

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  11. Empire Executives Hope To Have Approval Of Wind Farms ExpeditedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    ... for a case before the wind farm goes into service." Those same commissioners, who were appointed by then Governor Jay Nixon, will also make the decision on the rate cases.

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  12. Grain Belt Wind Line files Appeal with Missouri Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | Utility Products

    ... transmission line is not built," the company said in its announcement. Some Missouri state leaders, including Gov. Jay Nixon and numerous companies had expressed support for the wind transmission project prior to the PSC rejection.

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  13. Last of Medicaid protesters at Capitol gets probationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... e 23 were also placed on probation. Sixteen other members of the group were pardoned in early January by then-Gov. Jay Nixon.

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  14. New bill would allow for use, sale and growth of marijuana in St. LouisRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | Sedalia Democrat

    ... little appetite to pass laws decriminalizing marijuana, even for medicinal purposes, though in 2014, former Gov. Jay Nixon signed a bill into law that allows the use of hemp oil for children with rare forms of epilepsy. Supporters of marijuana ...

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  15. Public defenders: Too many cases presents ethical dilemmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | The Capital-Journal

    ... defenders for the number of cases requiring state-funded representation, Barrett last year appointed then-governor Jay Nixon as a defense attorney to represent a client. A court rejected the appointment. The American Civil Liberties Union of ...

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  16. Sky-high salaries: The 37 Missouri government employees who made more than $200,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | Business Journal

    ... more than 40,000 of Missouri state government employees, 37 of whom make more than $200,000. From former Gov. Jay Nixon to the state's judges and mental health specialists, the state's average salary was $41,735 in 2016. The state provided salary ...

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  17. FSH construction reaches milestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | News Tribune

    ... a tree atop a new building dates back to the eighth century and was started by Vikings. "My introduction to Gov. Jay Nixon was sitting knee-to-knee with him to talk about what Biggs (Forensic Center) wasn't doing for us," he said. Reitz said he must ...

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  18. FSH construction reaches milestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Fulton Sun

    ... a tree atop a new building dates back to the eighth century and was started by Vikings. "My introduction to Gov. Jay Nixon was sitting knee-to-knee with him to talk about what Biggs (Forensic Center) wasn't doing for us," he said. Reitz said he must ...

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  19. Officer who shot Michael Brown resigns in FergusonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | Press-Telegram

    ... up in and around Ferguson, a predominantly black community patrolled by a mostly white police force. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon called in the National Guard to help. Then on Monday night - when prosecutors announced that a grand jury declined to indict ...

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  20. TKC Breaking News!!! Missouri Road Warrior Lawyer Stephen Miller Running for Kansas City MayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | Tony's Kansas City

    ... the vast majority of his public service experience that started about 2009 . . . "Steve was appointed by Governor Jay Nixon to the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission. The six-member Commission has authority over all state transportation ...

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