Governor Jay Nixon

Election 2014
3:25 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

Constitutional Amendment Would Limit Missouri Governor's Budget Authority

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon during his 2011 State of the State Address.
Credit Bill Greenblatt | UPI

Who should have the power over the Missouri budget? The legislature, which writes the budget? Or the governor who is constitutionally required to balance it?

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Former Clerk Resigned
11:51 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Gov. Nixon Appoints Clark Co. Circuit Clerk

Governor Jay Nixon (D-MO)

Governor Jay Nixon (D-MO) has appointed Sharon Biggerstaff of Kahoka as the new Clark County Circuit Clerk.

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Additional $17-Million
5:10 pm
Mon February 4, 2013

Nixon Pushes for Preschool Money

Governor Jay Nixon (D-MO) spoke to Canton R-V students about his goals for boosting education funding.

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon says he wants to make it easier for the youngest students in his state to get off to a good start in their educational carrers.

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Opposed 1st Grade Gun Safety
11:40 pm
Thu January 31, 2013

Gov. Nixon says No to Arming Teachers

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says teachers in his state should be able to focus on teaching.

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1:38 pm
Fri June 15, 2012

Missouri Cell Phone No-Call-List

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Missouri is the latest state to allow cell phones to be added to the No-Call List for telemarketers.
By JIM SALTER Associated Press LEMAY, Mo. (AP) - For more than a decade, Missourians have been able to ban most telemarketing calls from their landline phones, a protection that has been extended to cellphones following a bill-signing ceremony on Thursday. Gov. Jay Nixon was in St.