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Capitol wrap-up: Week of April 13
Gov. Jay Nixon last week announced that he'll be forced to cut back on funding for education in next year's state budget.
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Defend city zoning rights [St. Joseph News-Press (MO)]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) We've been down this road before. Last year a bill passed the Missouri General Assembly and was signed into law by Gov. Jay Nixon that would have changed how decisions are made about placement of cell phone towers.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
The Kansas City Star
LightEdge operation opens at Subtropolis
LightEdge Solutions has opened its new $60 million data center at the Subtropolis underground business park operated by Hunt Midwest, and dignitaries including Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and members of the Hunt family are scheduled to attend an ribbon-cutting event Wednesday.
The Kansas City Star
Missouri Supreme Court expands legal rights for injured workers
The Missouri Supreme Court overturned 30 years of precedent with a ruling Tuesday that gives greater legal protections to injured workers who are fired from their jobs.
Missouri losing out in Medicaid expansion de...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is not perfect, but I'm happy that he is attempting to convince the fine politicians of the state of Missouri to opt in to the Medicaid expansion that is being offered by the federal government as part of the Affordable Care Act.
LightEdge's opening is the start of something big at SubTropolis
The Wednesday opening of LightEdge Solutions Inc., the anchor tenant for a new underground data center campus in Kansas City's SubTropolis business park, is expected to be the start of something big.
Design firm picked for Mo. mental health facility
The hospital is the state's only maximum-security psychiatric facility and is the oldest public mental health facility west of the Mississippi River.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Missouri Opts For More Jobs In Its Move To Become A Right-To-Work State
Labor: Missouri's legislature votes this week on whether to become a right-to-work state.
The Miami Herald
Nebraska technology firm to relocate to Missouri
A Nebraska-based information technology firm plans to move its headquarter to Kansas City with the aid of some government incentives.
For gay couples, downside of marriage is snarled taxes
Johannah DeSchepper and Paula Talley have been a couple for 10 years. When the U.S. Supreme Court last summer struck down the federal ban on same-sex marriage, they went to Iowa for a state-sanctioned marriage.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Members of 37 congregations meet in Springfield
Members of three religious denominations say they are setting aside their differences to work together in Springfield and across the state.
Mansion hosts Easter egg hunt
Whether it was to hunt for eggs or visit the Easter bunny, families gathered at the Governor's Mansion on Saturday for the annual Easter celebration on the grounds.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
KMOV-TV Saint Louis
Competing voting plans could appear on Mo. ballot
An early voting initiative petition is prompting a Missouri lawmaker to propose another version that could lead to voters deciding between competing plans.
Davis Responds to Gov's Withholding of Education Money
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon says he plans on withholding $22-million from this fiscal year's education budget.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Sedalia News Journal
Nixon calls on General Assembly to bring Missourians' tax dollars home
As the tab for the General Assembly's inaction on Medicaid exceeds $530 million, Gov. Jay Nixon visited Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia to call on legislators to prevent further damage to the economy and stop flow of taxpayer dollars to other states.
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Flags Fly Half Mass in Memory Of Rolla Soldier
Governor Jay Nixon has ordered that U.S. and Missouri flags at State buildings be flown at half-staff tomorrow to honor 37 year old Sergeant Timothy Wayne Owens.
Missouri education loses $22M on drop in gaming revenue
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said he must cut $22 million in funding for education because of lower gaming and lottery revenue, The Jefferson City News-Tribune reports.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The Kansas City Star
Governor announces education spending restrictions in Missouri
Police, federal agents and Highway Patrol troopers are reviewing about 20 shootings since early March that occurred on highways or major roads in the Kansas City area.
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Gov. Jay Nixon on Tuesday announced he has appointed Abe "Quint" Shafer V, of Weston, as associate circuit judge for the Sixth Circuit in Platte County.
The Griffon News
No tuition increase?
Missouri Western's Board of Governors on Thursday outlined a plan to either freeze - or raise - undergraduate tuition next year, depending on the budget adopted by the Missouri General Assembly.