Governor Jay Nixon Constitutional Amendment Would Limit Missouri Governor's Budget Authority By Marshall Griffin • Oct 27, 2014 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? Gov. Nixon Appoints Clark Co. Circuit Clerk By Jason Parrott • Oct 1, 2013 Governor Jay Nixon (D-MO) has appointed Sharon Biggerstaff of Kahoka as the new Clark County Circuit Clerk. Nixon Pushes for Preschool Money By Jason Parrott • Feb 4, 2013 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. Gov. Nixon says No to Arming Teachers By Jason Parrott • Jan 31, 2013 Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says teachers in his state should be able to focus on teaching. Missouri Cell Phone No-Call-List By Jason Parrott • Jun 15, 2012 Missouri is the latest state to allow cell phones to be added to the No-Call List for telemarketers.