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  1. Voter ID, ethics measures up next in Missouri LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | White Lake Beacon

    ... pass it with a simple majority that's needed. Constitutional amendments don't need approval from Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon, who opposes the measure. "If the Senate continues to be a little slower paced than normal, then we'll adjust our strategy and ...

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  2. A guide to what's happened, what's to come in 2016 sessionRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2016 | Washington Times

    ... behavior with interns spurred the effort to tighten state ethics laws. A House goal to send legislation to Gov. Jay Nixon before spring break fell through. A House bill to ban lobbyist gifts to lawmakers is pending in the Senate, and the House and ...

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  3. Food bank asking for help ahead of possible food stamp cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | KFVS12

    Southeast food bank houses thousands of pounds of food for families in southeast Missouri, but with the news of families possibly losing food stamps, they are asking for your help. "Our food bank partner programs and partner agencies here in southeast Missouri serve 60,000 and an estimated 74% of those are on food stamps," Jennifer Wood said.

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  4. Missouri May Force Pregnant Teens To Ask Both Of Their Parents' Permission To Have An AbortionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | ThinkProgress

    ... passed the Missouri House of Representatives last week, and passed with enough votes to override a veto from Gov. Jay Nixon (D) - a tactic that has consistently allowed harsh anti-abortion legislation to pass the largely pro-choice governor's desk. ... 5 comments

  5. Senate turning tap on bill to shift Missouri River water to western KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... e have to start somewhere." The idea of skimming from the Missouri River was rejected as nonsense by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon. In 2015, he referred to the prospect of a 360-mile waterway as the "latest harebrained idea" from Kansas.

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  6. Click to printRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2016 | KZIM-AM Cape Girardeau

    Missouri's Fiscal 2017 budget has passed the House and now moves to the Senate. A 70-point-3-million dollar increase has been earmarked for K-12, 9-point-4-million for higher education, 5-million for K-12 transportation and 7-million for various scholarships.

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  7. Missouri governor arrives in Israel on trade missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    In 2014, Gov. Jay Nixon signed legislation establishing a Missouri trade office in Israel, and this week's trade mission is intended to further boost ties. MISSOURI GOVERNOR Jay Nixon and his delegation of state government leaders meet with Education Minister Naftali Bennett.

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  8. Lawmakers outline status for bills, including highways , Old DrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    ... Hoskins said his Old Drum bill passed the House with bipartisan support, but needs Senate approval to reach Gov. Jay Nixon's desk. "The honorable Senator Pearce is tasked with shouldering the load to carry this across the finish line over in the ...

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  9. JCHS student honored for civic effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | News Tribune

    ... in the footsteps of her parents, who both work in state government. Her father was the chief of staff for Gov. Jay Nixon for about 18 years, starting while he was attorney general for the state. She's grown up around politicians, and while they ...

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  10. Hoffa: Missouri governor sticks up for public employees with vetoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The following is a statement from Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa about the veto today of paycheck deception legislation by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon that would hamper the ability of unions to fully represent their membership in the state. 'Gov. Nixon has again stood up for everyday Missourians against corporate interests.

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  11. Rivals slam Missouri governor hopeful Greitens for donationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... return the money. At issue are checks cut last year to Greitens' campaign to replace term-limited Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon from the Michael L. Goguen Trust. A woman last week in California filed suit against Michael Goguen, alleging he sexually ...

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  12. Gov. Nixon visits Cape Central seniors to discuss paying for collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | KFVS12

    Students got to chance to tell the governor what school they were planning to attend, with many saying cost played a huge factor in their decision. Just last week, Nixon's proposed $55.7 million dollar performance funding, to freeze all in-state tuition, was not included in the 2017 state budget approved by Missouri's House Representatives.

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  13. Missouri House votes to override governor's budget limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | Education Week

    ... governor to slow or restrict spending if revenues are falling short. But Republicans contend that Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon, who has blocked billions of dollars of budgeted spending over his two terms, has used spending restrictions as political ...

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  14. Gov. Nixon to talk education in Cape Girardeau ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | KFVS12

    Missouri Governor Jay Nixon will be at Cape Central High School on Thursday to talk about education and how it ties in to his budget for the coming fiscal year. He'll be talking with teachers and staff about how Cape Central is doing academically.

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  15. Gov. Nixon visited Cape Central seniors to discuss paying for collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | KFVS12

    Students got to chance to tell the governor what school they were planning to attend, with many saying cost played a huge factor in their decision. Just last week, Nixon's proposed $55.7 million dollar performance funding, to freeze all in-state tuition, was not included in the 2017 state budget approved by Missouri's House Representatives.

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  16. NCAA still reviewing Missouri same-sex marriage proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    ... are attempting to dampen support for the change by pointing to the potential economic toll it could bring. Gov. Jay Nixon's office said Monday it doesn't appear as if the NCAA has contacted the governor's office to express its concern about the ...

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  17. Missouri Governor Condemns Pro-Discrimination Constitutional AmendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | ThinkProgress

    As the Missouri General Assembly continues consideration of a constitutional amendment enshrining anti-gay discrimination, Gov. Jay Nixon has condemned the Republican-led effort, saying it "hijacked" plans to pass a series of ethics reforms. "We started out with a cavalcade of speeches and press releases and billsa all this `No.

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  18. Missouri Gov.: Republicans 'Highjacked' Ethics Debate With Antigay ProposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Advocate

    After a week where Missouri state senators spent well over 40 hours filibustering - and eventually passing - a sweeping antigay constitutional amendment, the state's Democratic governor lamented that the contentious proposal is a "distraction" from what really matters. Gov. Jay Nixon told reporters Friday that Senate Joint Resolution 39 , which seeks to amend the state constitution to protect religious individuals and businesses from having to serve same-sex couples, effectively "highjacked" more pressing issues on the legislative agenda.

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  19. Top Missouri lawmakers claim exemption from open-records lawRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2016 | Washington Times

    ... Minority Leader Jake Hummel was the only one of Missouri's top four lawmakers to provide the information. Gov. Jay Nixon also released the information, though his emails consisted only of news clips and news releases. The response in Missouri is ...

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  20. University of Missouri student nominated to system boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | News Tribune

    Gov. Jay Nixon has nominated a University of Missouri junior to be the next student representative to the university system's board of curators. The Columbia Missourian reports if the state Senate confirms the nomination of Gene Patrick Graham, a junior, he'll serve as a nonvoting member of the board until Jan. 1, 2018.

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