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Bethany farmer named ag director [St. Joseph News-Press (MO)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) RUSHVILLE, Mo. - Perhaps it's appropriate that Missouri's new director of agriculture first met the public in a barn with a dirt floor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Sam Graves, Bethany, MO, Missouri, Rushville, MO, Agriculture, Science, US Governors

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Kansas City Star

Kansas City police search for missing girl

On Wednesday, rails to be used by the new downtown streetcar were delivered to a staging area at 19th and Walnut streets.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, US Governors, Small Business, Personal Finance

The Kansas City Star

Missouri lawmakers cut taxes as they ponder raising them

On Wednesday, the General Assembly passed a bill incrementally cutting taxes by $620 million over at least five years, a measure Gov. Jay Nixon will probably veto.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Small Business, Personal Finance, Kansas City, MO, Tax

KMBC-TV

Missouri lawmakers approve tax cut package

Setting up a likely veto showdown, the Republican-led Missouri Legislature gave final approval Wednesday to an income tax cut for millions of individuals and thousands of business owners that Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon warned could imperil funding for public schools and services.

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Related Topix: Tax, Missouri, Missouri Government, US News, US Governors

The Kansas City Star

Missouri legislature passes $620 million tax cut

After much anticipation, work will start next month on the extensive Johnson County Gateway Project, a complete overhaul of the Kansas 10, Interstate 35 and I-435 interchange that will last until the end of 2016.

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Related Topix: Tax, Missouri, St. Louis, MO, US News, US Governors

The Maneater

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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Customer Interaction Solutions

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.

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Related Topix: Missouri Government, Missouri, US Governors

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.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Kansas City, MO, Weird

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.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Missouri Government, Missouri, US Governors, Weird

Sedalia Democrat

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.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Missouri, Missouri Government, US Governors, University of Missouri, Opinion

Business Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, US Governors

Ledger-Enquirer.com

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.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Construction, Architecture, Brinckerhoff, NY

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Free Republic

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.

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Related Topix: US Governors

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.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Lincoln, NE

Sunherald.com

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Missouri, US Governors

Sun Apr 13, 2014

SFGate

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.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Science / Technology

News Tribune

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.

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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.

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KIXQ-FM Joplin

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.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Missouri

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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Related Topix: Missouri, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Governors, Sedalia, MO, Missouri Government

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