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  1. Missouri Supreme Court strikes down unemployment benefit changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | KMBC-TV

    ... people can draw benefits, while others have cut the amount of money the unemployed can collect. Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed the Missouri legislation on May 5, 2015. The state House voted to override his veto a week later. But the state Senate ...

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  2. MCC vice chancellor named to state workforce development boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | Lee's Summit Tribune

    Shelley Temple Kneuvean of Lee's Summit, Metropolitan Community College's vice chancellor for financial and administrative services, has been appointed to the Missouri Workforce Development Board. The advisory council to Gov. Jay Nixon and the Division of Workforce Development focuses on employment and training needs of Missouri businesses.

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  3. The Republicans' hypocrisy on minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | The Hill

    ... enacting their own minimum wage laws and other worker-friendly reforms such as paid sick leave. Though Governor Jay Nixon, a Democrat, vetoed the bill, the Republican-controlled state legislature overrode his veto, and the matter is now working its ...

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  4. CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | The Chronicle-Journal

    ... enefits will return to a maximum of 20 weeks. The court said the Senate needed to vote to override Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of the bill before the regular session ended in May 2015, instead of voting in September.

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  5. Randolph County earns 'Work Ready' statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | KMIZ

    Providing educators with the tools needed to close the skills gap by establishing career pathways for students with stackable industry-recognized credentials; and "Missouri is a national leader in manufacturing growth and new business creation," Gov. Nixon said. "The Certified Workforce Ready initiative will help communities like Randolph County attract and train the skilled workers needed to meet the demands of our growing economy.

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  6. Gov. Nixon responds to public defenders lawsuit over withholdingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | KMIZ

    ABC 17 News first reported on the lawsuit earlier this month over $3.5 million of withheld funds from the office for the 2017 fiscal year. Nixon's attorney filed a motion to disqualify members of the public defender's office from representing their own office in the case and motioned to dismiss the petition.

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  7. Governor's race roiled by Ferguson recriminations commentsRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2016 | News Tribune

    ... backed his claim that he had acted in self-defense. The governor's race is wide open because Democratic incumbent Jay Nixon, who was sharply criticized following the sometimes violent protests in Ferguson, has run into term limits. Attorney General ...

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  8. Two years after Ferguson, recriminations roil race for Missouri governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2016 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... backed his claim that he had acted in self-defense. The governor's race is wide open because Democratic incumbent Jay Nixon, who was sharply criticized following the sometimes violent protests in Ferguson, has run into term limits. Attorney General ...

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  9. Autonomous vehicles: The pushback beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | Fleet Owner Magazine

    ... Tesla to disable the hands-free operation feature until the system can further tested and developed. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon last week vetoed a bill that contained a provision to establish a pilot program to test autonomous technology in trucks, ...

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  10. Gubernatorial PardonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    ... no violations and has, since, retired after a career of steady employment. Harrell is among seven others Governor Jay Nixon has granted pardons to closing the non-violent offenses on their records. The other seven had convictions for illegal drugs, ...

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  11. Labor for thy neighbor commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | News Tribune

    ... are always ready to step up and pitch in." The help comes at a time when the agency is especially in need. Gov. Jay Nixon withheld a $400,000 line item in the state budget that mostly funds two key programs offered by the agency: Extreme Recruitment ...

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  12. Governor Nixon Vetoes Photo ID BillRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2016 | Saint Louis Front Page

    Governor Nixon Vetoes Photo ID Bill ST. LOUIS, MO, , July 8, 2016 - Gov. Jay Nixon has taken action on a number of elections-related measures including vetoing a photo identification bill that would have made it more difficult for Missourians to vote.

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  13. Our Opinion: Welfare review will protect beneficiaries and taxpayers commentsRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2016 | News Tribune

    A comprehensive review of Missouri's welfare rolls designed to remove ineligible recipients is appropriate, not only to protect taxpayers, but to protect qualified beneficiaries. Such a review will occur, after Gov. Jay Nixon took no action on a measure approved by the Legislature.

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  14. State Beer Laws Continue Slow Creep in Right DirectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | Reason Magazine

    ... should benefit craft brewers, contains no such provision. Two good laws also failed to pass in Missouri. Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed bills that would have "allow[ed] alcohol sales on smaller boats and one permitting people attending events in stadiums to ...

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  15. Public defenders sue Gov. Nixon over withholdingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | KMIZ

    Claiming Governor Jay Nixon breached the constitutional "separation of powers," the state's public defender office sued him over the latest budget withholding. Governor Nixon withheld $3.5 million from the office's fiscal year 2017, after state revenue came in less than expected.

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  16. University review panel continues despite budget cut commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Fulton Sun

    ... talk up MU to local high schools in December, for example. The panel got to work despite lack of funding, as Gov. Jay Nixon cut that money earlier this month in what he said was an attempt to balance the budget. House and Senate administrators told ...

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  17. Gov. Nixon grants pardons to eight offendersRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    Gov. Jay Nixon today announced he has granted pardons to five men and three women convicted of non-violent offenses. Each of the individuals has completed his or her sentence and become a law-abiding citizen.

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  18. Missouri leads in Mental Health First Aid training, per capita, among ...Read the original story

    Jul 15, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    Gov. Jay Nixon today said that Missouri is among the top five states in the number of people trained in Mental Health First Aid and, among that group, leads in the percentage of the population trained. Mental Health First Aid is a national program to teach the skills to respond to the signs of mental illness and substance use disorders.

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  19. Major mobile communications company selects Kansas City for its new...Read the original story

    Jul 15, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    Building onto Kansas City's growing reputation for connectivity, Gov. Jay Nixon today announced that Virgin Mobile USA will construct its new headquarters in downtown Kansas City, where it plans to take advantage of the region's talented workforce and hire more than 50 new team members by the end of the year. The growing technology scene in Kansas City is a big reason why Missouri is a nationally-recognized leader in high-tech jobs and innovation, " Gov. Nixon said.

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  20. Missouri Governor Signs Biosimilar Substitution LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | JD Supra

    Last month, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon signed into law Senate Bill 875 , allowing pharmacists filling prescriptions for brand name biological products to substitute a less expensive biosimilar product if the biosimilar has been approved by the FDA to be an interchangeable biological product. Missouri is now the twenty second state to have enacted a biosimilar substitution law.

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