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1 hr ago | The Wall Street Journal

This Week in Would-Be 2016 Candidates: Michele Bachmann and Jay Nixon

U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota speaks during the Faith and Freedom Coalition's "Road to Majority" conference in Washington, Friday, June 20, 2014.


Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Senator Rob Portman, US Senate, Senator Joe Manchin, Democrat, Joe Manchin

Tue Jul 22, 2014


Schuyler County sheriff sends resignation letter to governor

Schuyler County Sheriff Josh Dole has submitted his letter of resignation to Missouri Governor Jay Nixon.


Related Topix: US Governors, Missouri

News Observer

McCrory signs Common Core changes into law

Republican Gov. Pat McCrory signed legislation Tuesday that includes the review and revision of the state's reading and math curriculum in K-12 schools.


Related Topix: US News, Pat McCrory, US Governors

The Skanner

Consumer Finance Protection Bureau Slaps Payday Lender ACE Cash Express With Million Fine

For the second time in as many years, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has fined a major payday lender.


Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, Missouri, US Governors, Opinion

KZIM-AM Cape Girardeau

The Governor vetoed HB 1132 Did the decision hurt the poor?

Charity groups that serve underprivileged families and women in crisis pregnancies are calling on the General Assembly to override the veto by Governor Jay Nixon of House Bill 1132.


Related Topix: US Governors, Missouri Government, Missouri

Defying The AMA, Some Politicians Lower Standards For Practicing Medicine

As we get older, our doctors seem to get younger. Doctors that used to seem like wise elder sages now look like kids you would hire to mow your lawn.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Governors, Heart Failure, Health

The Washington Post


Pro-Russian rebels turned over black box recorders from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and released a train filled with hundreds of bodies collected from the crash site near Donetsk.


Related Topix: Train Disaster, Publishing, Media, New Times, Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Science / Technology

Lottery Post

Seeing sales slowing, Missouri Lottery officials seek new customers

For many years, as state revenue has fluctuated and stagnated, the Missouri Lottery has been a welcome outlier, a dependable, sometimes surging revenue stream that rarely failed to post record profits.


Related Topix: Lottery, Missouri, US Governors, University of Mississippi, Saint Louis University

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Free Republic

MO: Supreme Court Rules Right to Keep and Bear Arms Will be on August 5 Ballot

Missouri will have a strengthened Right to Keep and Bear Arms provision on the August 5th ballot.


Related Topix: Missouri, US Governors, Jefferson City, MO

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon To Visit Iowa

Jay Nixon, the two-term Democratic governor of Missouri, is visiting Iowa Tuesday.


Related Topix: Emmetsburg, IA, Hillary Clinton, US Politics

River Front Times

Fundraiser Created for Ad Campaign Asking Gov. Nixon to Free Jeff Mizanskey

Efforts to free Jeff Mizanskey, Missouri's only prisoner serving life without parole for marijuana charges, are continuing with an online fundraiser that seeks to raise money for a media blitz that would aim to persuade Gov. Jay Nixon to grant clemency.


Related Topix: US Governors, Marijuana

Business Journal

Nixon warns Jackson County of tax cuts' costs

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon told Eastern Jackson County leaders that sales tax cuts passed by legislators could cost cities in the area dearly, The Independence Examiner reports.


Related Topix: Jackson County, MO, US Governors, Independence, MO, Blue Springs, MO

Deseret News

In our opinion: It's time to scrutinize Common Core standards through rigorous review process

Gov. Gary Herbert has requested a careful review process of the Common Core education standards.


Related Topix: Gary Herbert, US Governors, Utah, Chris Christie, Opinion

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Saint Louis Front Page

Governor Jay Nixon Reauthorizes Missouri Rx Program

Return of Polar Vortex to Trigger Midwest Storms, Chill ST. LOUIS, MO, , July 13, 2014 - While the effect of the July sun and warm landscape will cancel some of the cool air, it will become surprisingly cool in the Midwest during what is typically the hottest time of the year.


Related Topix: US Governors, Missouri, Missouri Government, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sat Jul 19, 2014


It's time to fill Van Amburg's old spot

The Sixth Circuit Judicial Commission is accepting applications for the office of Associate Circuit Judge, Division 4 of the Sixth Judicial Circuit , to fill the vacancy created by the appointment of James W. Van Amburg, to the office of circuit judge.


Related Topix: Platte County, MO, Kansas City, MO, US Governors

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Inside Self-Storage

Missouri Governor Signs New Self-Storage Lien Law

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon signed an updated self-storage lien law on July 11 that expands tenant default-notification options, enables value limitations on stored items, and allows for towing of abandoned vehicles.


Related Topix: Missouri Government, Missouri, US Governors


Nixon's veto of e-cigarette bill was smart move

Gov. Jay Nixon on Monday vetoed legislation to exempt e-cigarettes from laws, regulations and taxes applied to the tobacco industry.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors, Food and Drug Administration, Marketing

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Nixon Vetoes Payday-Loan Bill, Sets New Veto Record

With more vetoes still likely, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon already has set a record for vetoes during his tenure V with 31 amassed so far for this year's legislative session.


Related Topix: US Governors, Rogersville, MO


Hemp-oil bill should open larger discussion about legalizing pot

A week ago, the state of Washington joined Colorado as the only two states in the country where purchase of recreational marijuana is legal.


Related Topix: Marijuana, US Governors, US News

Business Journal

KC it firm plans hiring binge, $1.04M HQ expansion

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Thursday that Kansas City information technology firm ECCO Select Corp. is slated to start a $1.04 million expansion of its local headquarters.


Related Topix: Missouri, US Governors