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  1. St. Louis County pulls taxpayers from NFL stadium financingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | SFGate

    St. Louis County taxpayers will not be asked to help pay for a new NFL stadium on the downtown riverfront. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that last week, a senior aide to Gov. Jay Nixon told County Executive Steve Stenger's office that "St.


  2. Gov. Nixon can save Missouri's failing welfare system, but he wona tRead the original story

    16 min ago | Washington Times

    Missouri's dreadful welfare system is perhaps the worst in the nation, and Gov. Jay Nixon has a unique opportunity to reform the failing program and provide significant and lasting changes that will improve the lives of thousands of Missouri's citizens, but all indications are the governor won't. According to a new welfare reform report card published by The Heartland Institute, a free-market think tank headquartered in Chicago, Missouri earned the dubious honor of being ranked dead last among all states for its dismal welfare policies.


  3. St. Louis County pulls taxpayers from NFL stadium financingRead the original story

    21 min ago | USA Today

    St. Louis County taxpayers will not be asked to help pay for a new NFL stadium on the downtown riverfront. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that last week, a senior aide to Gov. Jay Nixon told County Executive Steve Stenger's office that "St.


  4. St. Louis County taxpayers no longer on hook for planned Rams stadiumRead the original story

    37 min ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... financing for a new stadium, at least for now, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Monday. Aides to Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, who's spearheading the project, told the top official in St. Louis County that the county's "participation would not be ...


  5. Pendulum Swings Toward Los Angeles As St. Louis County Tax Money No...Read the original story

    39 min ago | Turf Show Times

    ... most important aspect of the St. Louis proposal locked down. Dave Peacock, the public face of Missouri Governor Jay Nixon's stadium task force, offered an immediate "calm down" statement : We have studied numerous financing proposals over the past ...


  6. Missouri gov says if it would mean public vote on Rams stadium, we...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Field of Schemes

    It's not quite building atop the site of ancient Indian burial mounds , but it's still another sign that the St. Louis plan for a new Rams stadium isn't going well: Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has told St. Louis County officials that he doesn't want the county involved in the stadium financing plan , because the county would require a public vote and then it might lose, duh. That would solve one problem, but create another, by blowing open a $6 million a year hole in Nixon's proposed stadium budget, which already has enough holes as it is.


  7. Bengals Bites (4/1) - Bengals Need To Address ReceiversRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Cincy Jungle

    ... keep the Rams in St. Louis suffered a blow last week. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon informed St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger's office that the county's participation in the proposed $985 million ...


  8. Stenger: Gov. Nixon says St. Louis Co. funds not needed for new NFL stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KFVS12

    St. Louis County tax dollars will no longer go towards building a new stadium in downtown, raising questions on where the money will come from. According to St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger, an aide from Missouri Governor Jay Nixon's office called and said the county's participation would not be needed in the funding of a new stadium.


  9. Darrell Delamaide's Political Capital: Missouri race shows that even state politics are toxicRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    ... donors or potential presidential primary voters. It is a bipartisan failure. Missouri's Democratic governor, Jay Nixon, who reportedly entertained hopes of being a vice presidential candidate in 2016, saw his aspirations evaporate in the wake of his ...


  10. Police: Spokesman wrote 'can't take being unemployed again'Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    ... passionate about his career and for the elected officials, candidates and causes he represented." Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon appointed longtime aide John Watson to temporarily oversee the auditor's office after Schweich's death. Watson met with about ...


  11. Missouri lawmakers pass bill to help agriculture industryRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Missourian

    A bill aimed at helping Missouri's dairy and cattle farmers is once again heading to Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's desk - this time without a contentious provision to shift state regulation of farmed deer that led to a veto last year . Senators voted unanimously Tuesday in favor of the bill, the last step needed to send it to Nixon.


  12. Back Door Pottery a staple along St. John AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Northeast News

    ... - As many as 1,500 area youth could have jobs this summer thanks to a program lead by Missouri's governor. Gov. Jay Nixon paid By Joe Jarosz Northeast News KANSAS CITY, Missouri - The latest decision is there is no decision, yet. At last week's ...


  13. Missouri lawmakers pass bill to boost agriculture industryRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KFVS12

    Missouri senators on Tuesday voted unanimously in favor of the measure, which previously was approved 101-48 by the House. If signed into law by Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon, it would allow trucks to haul larger loads of cattle and grain at certain times, and would protect livestock farmers from liability if someone is injured on their farm.


  14. Two Suicides Rock Missouri PoliticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... then for the Missouri Department of Economic Development. When Blunt decided to not seek reelection and Democrat Jay Nixon was elected to take his place, Jackson was let go and left without a job. "I am so sorry. I just can't take being unemployed ...


  15. Missouri House panel OKs added funds for Medicaid drug costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KMIZ

    Despite concerns from Republican lawmakers about Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's withholding money from programs this year, most of his 2015 supplemental budget request is moving forward. Republican lawmakers have previously criticized the request while the governor's office continues to withhold about $451 million from other priorities this year.


  16. Schweich aide's suicide note: 'I can't take being unemployed again'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    Spence Jackson worried he would find himself unemployed once Gov. Jay Nixon appointed a new state auditor, according to a suicide note police read to reporters Tuesday.


  17. Randles Considering 2016 Run For MO Lt. GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    ... well. Because that's part and parcel of it." Three years ago, Bill Randles ran for Missouri Governor, but lost to Jay Nixon. News Talk KZRG asked Bev Randles what she learned from her husband's 2012 campaign. "The one thing that we learned is you've ...


  18. Police: Auditor spokesman left note before apparent suicideRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Daily Herald

    ... took over following Schweich's death, said Jackson was a respected, long-time servant in state government. Gov. Jay Nixon's spokesman, Scott Holste, issued a statement adding: "Our thoughts and prayers are with his loved ones during this difficult ...


  19. Second Suicide Shakes Up Missouri Political SceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Max

    ... development took place as at least two other Republicans were poised to enter the race to succeed lame duck Gov. Jay Nixon, a Democrat. Although Jackson left a suicide note, Jefferson City police officials have yet to reveal its contents. Friends ...


  20. Missouri Honors VeteransRead the original story

    Monday | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    Governor Jay Nixon is encouraging Missourians to give special recognition and honor to veterans of the Vietnam War today . In 2012, Nixon signed a bill into law designating March 30th as Vietnam Veterans Day.