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A Missouri lawmaker plans to push for aconstitutional amendment to limit the governor's power to cut the budget.Gov. Jay ...
Missouri lawmakers are suing to challenge the authority of Governor Jay Nixon and officials who oversee the current St. Louis...
Removing debris from the May 22, 2011 tornado took a toll on roads in Duquesne. This afternoon (5/22), Missouri Governor Jay ...
The state of Missouri is extending a program to offer no-interest loans to small businesses in and near Ferguson damaged by r...
Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder is not happy with how Governor Jay Nixon has been handling the situation in Ferguson. Kind...
A Missouri state senator is calling for Governor Jay Nixon to resign for ``failed leadership'' during the protests in...
A Republican-led Missouri House wants Governor Jay Nixon gone. They'll be holding a hearing today to discuss impeaching t...
Congress could investigate the looting and riots in Ferguson after the grand jury didn't indict Police Officer Darren Wil...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has vetoed a bill that would have exempted e-cigarettes from existing laws and taxes on tradition...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is upset with a tax cut bill that passed out of the Legislature this week, calling it "reckl...
After Missouri Governor Jay Nixon vetoed two pro-life bills in this year's legislative session, that was overwhelmingly s...
Opponents of a right-to-work measure packed the Capitol halls as Missouri's Republican leaders pushed to send the measure...
The Missouri Legislature begins the final week of the 2015 session. One hot topic is a proposal to raise fuel taxes on diesel...
A new report shows Missouri revenues are lagging behind growth projections as the state enters the final two months of its bu...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has signed a $26 billion operating budget for next fiscal year that had been passed by the Le...
Last winter, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon toured Reynolds Hall at Missouri Southern State University and used it as an example...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon will be in Joplin Wednesday afternoon (5/6). He'll be at Missouri Southern State University t...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has vetoed a measure that would cut the weeks of unemployment benefits available to workers who l...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has pardoned nine people convicted of nonviolent crimes.Nixon on Monday (12/29) announced the par...
The 24-year-old son of Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has been arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated after being pul...
A Missouri judge is weighing a challenge to Gov. Jay Nixon's order for the state to accept joint tax returns from same-se...
A plan to use up to $50 million in bonds to fund a new home for veterans in Missouri may head to Missouri voters to decid...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon says he has concerns about a bill that would triple the amount of time Missouri women must wait f...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon says he will create an independent commission to study issues that have surfaced since the fatal ...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has vetoed legislation that would have required a 72-hour waiting period for women seeking aborti...
The lone Democrat to vote for a Missouri income tax cut says he is reconsidering his support because of concerns raised by Go...
The Missouri Legislature has passed a $26 billion spending plan for next fiscal year.The budget approved Thursday (3/23) ...
A new state audit chides Missouri Governor Jay Nixon for continuing to use money budgeted for state agencies to cover some of...
"That's OK, we're going to do a tax cut anyway."Missouri Senate Majority Leader Ron Richard responding to G...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has lifted the state of emergency he declared August 16 in response to looting and violent protes...
Missouri Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder is still angry withGovernor Jay Nixon's failure to protect the people and busin...
A Missouri House Republican wants to impeach Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon over his order that the state accept joint tax returns...
Gov. Jay Nixon says Missouri voters should have another chance to vote on gay marriage and that he would vote to allow such u...
Missouri lawmakers have passed a budget that would restore Medicaid benefits cut a decade ago and boost spending on public ed...
Lawmakers have passed legislation that would cut the amount of time Missourians can receive welfare benefits.The House on Thu...
It's official. Former Joplin Police Chief Lane Roberts has been confirmed by the Missouri Senate as the new director of t...
Missouri senators have voted to override Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of a bill creating a training program for teachers to carr...
Papers have been filed to impeach Missouri Governor Jay Nixon. Representative Mike Moon of Ash Grove filed the articles of im...
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has blocked expenditures for all 47 budget items on which lawmakers overrode his line-item vetoes.Nix...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon wants to spend an additional $278-million on education the next fiscal year, but he may have ...
A Missouri judge has denied a temporary restraining order in a lawsuit over Governor Jay Nixon's directive to allow legal...
A Missouri House panel has once again rejected Gov. Jay Nixon's call to expand Medicaid for about 300,000 people.The Hous...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard in advance of a grand jury dec...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon says more than 2,200 National Guardsmen will be in place in the region near Ferguson tonight in t...
The Missouri Senate has defeated an attempt to expand Medicaid eligibility to several hundred thousand lower-income adults.Th...
Don't override my vetos. That was Missouri Governor Jay Nixon's message to state lawmakers Thursday ahead of next wee...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is making $15 million available to help people cope with rising propane prices. The funds wou...
The Missouri House has passed a $26.6 billion state budget that ties the amount of an increase in funding for public scho...
Missouri Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder isn't letting up on Governor Jay Nixon for the way Nixon handled rioters in Fer...
There's a new Missouri state auditor. Governor Jay Nixon Tuesday (4/14) appointed Nicole Galloway, the Boone County treas...
The Joplin School District celebrated the completion of Joplin High School's new Performing Arts Center with a ribbon cut...
He says it's fiscally irresponsible. Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is criticizing an income tax cut plan endorsed by a Sena...
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon's administration has been paying its dues to the National Governors Association with money intend...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon's supplemental spending request for the current fiscal year is moving forward in the Legislat...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has vetoed or frozen more than $1.1 billion of spending in Missouri's next budget, citing...
Missouri's lieutenant governor would be responsible for filling positions in state agencies and boards if the governor do...
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has denied clemency for convicted killer Michael Taylor, hours before Taylor was scheduled to be put ...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon signed two bills into law Friday (4/10) for the agriculture industry. And what better place to do...
Governor Jay Nixon is renewing his push to expand Missouri's Medicaid health care program to cover more lower-income adul...
Two Missouri Senate leaders are explaining why they voted against an override of Governor Jay Nixon's veto of a controver...
Missouri lawmakers have overridden Governor Jay Nixon's veto of a bill exempting some local elections from partisan requi...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon welcomed a new business to Joplin today. Cook Portable Warehouses gave the Governor and local lea...
Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich is accusing Governor Jay Nixon of violating the state constitution by making budget cuts in 201...
The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a condemned Missouri man's request for a stay of execution.William Rousan, 57, is sched...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.—House Republican leaders wasted no time pursuing their agenda Monday, using the first legislative h...
Her husband ran for Missouri Governor in 2012. Now Bev Randles is thinking about running for Lieutenant Governor herself in 2...
JEFFERSON CITY, MO (AP) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation intended to protect students' religious expressi...
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says any ``discussion of tax cuts is a nonstarter'' until lawmakers first take steps to curb ...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is touting the state's central location and AAA credit rating during a trade mission to Italy...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is asking for $25 million for higher education next fiscal year.But $13 million would be ...
The top-ranking official in the Missouri House says he plans to appoint a bipartisan committee to look into the fatal police ...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon's annual State of the State address is this Wednesday. State Representative Charlie Davis of ...
Over twelve and a half million dollars. That's the estimated cost of security for protests in Ferguson and the St. Louis ...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has announced that he will call a special session of the Missouri General Assembly to provide fun...
The mayor of Ferguson says he tried in vain to get the National Guard deployed in his town as people burned and looted buildi...
An Associated Press report reveals that Missouri Governor Jay Nixon ordered the Missouri National Guard to not engage protest...
Missouri's Republican legislative leaders are hitting back against Democratic Governor Jay Nixon in a battle over state b...
Governor Jay Nixon has vetoed legislation that would have closed records of waste and fraud reported to the Missouri lieutena...
A Democratic lawmaker from suburban St. Louis has been removed from several Missouri House committees after he sided with Rep...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is urging lawmakers to sustain his line-item vetoes of $144 million of spending items in the ...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is withholding money from the state budget that's supposed to go to public libraries. Nixon i...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has vetoed legislation that would have limited who may work as a health insurance guide for a new...
One of Missouri Governor Jay Nixon's vetos that was overriden at this week's veto override session dealt with abortio...
Want a beer?In six months, you'll no longer have to buy a six-pack. Starting next year, Missouri stores will be able to s...
Governor Jay Nixon says he is leaning toward opposing an August ballot measure that would amend the Missouri Constitution to ...
A Republican-led Missouri House panel has wrapped up a hearing on measures seeking to impeach Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon witho...
Republicans and Democrats are joining together to override Governor Jay Nixon's vetoes of millions of dollars of spending...
Missouri dairy farmers are urging lawmakers to override Governor Jay Nixon's veto of legislation authorizing financial in...
Legislation aimed at spurring growth in Missouri's dairy industry is heading to the governor's desk.The Senate on Thu...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon was on hand Thursday (3/19) as a Joplin company broke groundon a new facility. EaglePicher Techno...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has created a new government agency to help low-income and minority families. Nixon signed an exe...
A former director of the Missouri Department of Revenue says the agency wasn't taking steps to comply with the federal Re...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has vetoed legislation allowing specially trained teachers to carry concealed guns in public scho...
Another attempt to pass right to work legislation has begun in the Missouri Legislature. Last week, two right to work measure...
One of the issues in next month's Missouri election would limit a governor's power to withhold items from the state b...
Governor Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency after recent storms and tornadoes swept through Missouri.Nixon said in a...
Newly released records show Missouri's governor was inundated with criticism for failing to prevent civil unrest when a g...
The man who led Joplin's Police Department in the wake of the May 2011 tornado will now lead Missouri's Department of...
It's not true reform, so he's vetoing it. That's Governor Jay Nixon's attitude as he vetoed legislation that ...
Community colleges and K-12 education would get larger funding boosts under a House Budget Committee proposal than those reco...
The Republican-led Missouri Legislature has passed legislation that would task groups of parents and educators with writing n...
A new Missouri House committee will look into allegations of a hostile work environment in the Agriculture Department.House S...
Missouri House Republicans are sticking together this year in their quest to enact an income tax cut. Today the House passed ...
Missouri will allow health insurance companies to continue offering policies that otherwise would have been cancelled under t...
A Missouri House panel is moving ahead with a two-tiered budget that makes education funding partly dependent on the strength...
You didn't follow my budget idea; I'll withhold money from Missouri schools. Governor Jay Nixon says he's withhol...
Governor Jay Nixon was in Carthage Friday morning explaining why he vetoed 10 bills that would allow $776 million in tax ...
It's the final week of the Missouri Legislature's session and state lawmakers are anxious to get their work done. Rep...
Missouri's Republican-led Senate has voted to override the veto of an income tax cut by Democratic Governor Jay Nixon.The...
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon calls a state income tax cut plan a ``reckless experiment'' that would cause deep cutbacks in...
Missouri's 2014 Legislative session was "the worst six months for public education in recent memory." Those are...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon came to Joplin Tuesday to sign legislation that will require health facilities that provide mammo...
The Missouri Dairy Association's Director says his industry is going to lose producers now that a bill that would have he...
Missouri U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill says she supports legislation to end the trade embargo with Cuba.The Democrat affirmed...
With the discord that exists between Missouri Governor Jay Nixon and Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder, would it be better for...
Missouri's libraries are still waiting for money Governor Jay Nixon has withheld from the 2015 budget. And they say his 2...
Reaction from federal and state politicians from Missouri about Thursday's death of Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich, ...
Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Tom Dempsey says he has doubts about whether right-to-work can become law this year.Dempsey...
Hundreds toured the new Mercy Hospital Joplin Saturday, including Governor Jay Nixon. It's been nearly four years since t...
Newly released documents reveal that police planning for a grand jury announcement wanted National Guard troops and armored H...
Missouri's governor says municipal courts need to be reformed to restore trust between citizens and the government eroded...
The search continues for whoever shot two policemen in Ferguson late Wednesday night (3/11). The unrest that has existed in t...
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