gov. jay nixon http://kbia.org en Missouri governor tours Iowa ethanol plant http://kbia.org/post/missouri-governor-tours-iowa-ethanol-plant <p>Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon traveled to Iowa to get a personal look at the latest methods in ethanol production. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:46:00 +0000 Associated Press 56553 at http://kbia.org Missouri governor tours Iowa ethanol plant Nixon signs new Missouri child care requirements http://kbia.org/post/nixon-signs-new-missouri-child-care-requirements <p>Parents could gain a way to compare the quality of child care providers under legislation signed by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon.</p><p>The bill signed Wednesday requires the state to develop a "system of quality indicators" so people can know whether child care centers are meeting certain criteria.</p><p>The website will track whether child care providers are licensed, meet health and safety standards, use curriculum and comply with staff training requirements.</p><p>The bill also requires the state to run a hotline for parent complaints about child care providers.</p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:35:21 +0000 Associated Press 55875 at http://kbia.org Nixon vetoes legislation that would have changed who regulates Missouri deer ranches http://kbia.org/post/nixon-vetoes-legislation-would-have-changed-who-regulates-missouri-deer-ranches <p>Gov. Jay Nixon has vetoed legislation that would have shifted responsibility for regulating Missouri deer ranches to the Department of Agriculture instead of the Department of Conservation. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 22:12:45 +0000 Associated Press 55827 at http://kbia.org Nixon vetoes legislation that would have changed who regulates Missouri deer ranches Missouri ends fiscal year with decline in revenue http://kbia.org/post/missouri-ends-fiscal-year-decline-revenue <p>Missouri may soon need to dip into its reserves in order to pay its bills. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 21:08:20 +0000 Associated Press 55540 at http://kbia.org Missouri ends fiscal year with decline in revenue Nixon Vetoes Bill Mandating 72-Hour Waiting Period For Abortions http://kbia.org/post/nixon-vetoes-bill-mandating-72-hour-waiting-period-abortions <strong>(Updated 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 2)</strong><p>Missouri Gov. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 21:02:07 +0000 Jo Mannies 55539 at http://kbia.org Nixon Vetoes Bill Mandating 72-Hour Waiting Period For Abortions Nixon Vetoes School Transfer Bill, Citing Public Money For Private Schools And Other Concerns http://kbia.org/post/nixon-vetoes-school-transfer-bill-citing-public-money-private-schools-and-other-concerns As promised, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed on Tuesday the wide-ranging school transfer bill passed by lawmakers this year, saying it violates basic principles of public education and does nothing to help students trapped in unaccredited schools.<p>At the offices of Education Plus in west St. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 12:09:45 +0000 Dale Singer 55109 at http://kbia.org Nixon Vetoes School Transfer Bill, Citing Public Money For Private Schools And Other Concerns Nixon vows to veto school transfer legislation http://kbia.org/post/nixon-vows-veto-school-transfer-legislation <p>Gov. Jay Nixon came to St. Louis County Tuesday to make official his vow to veto school transfer legislation that allowed the use of public money to pay for certain students to attend private schools. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 20:52:03 +0000 Associated Press 55078 at http://kbia.org Nixon vows to veto school transfer legislation New bill reaffirms Missouri's ban on protests near funerals http://kbia.org/post/new-bill-reaffirms-missouris-ban-protests-near-funerals <p>Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation reaffirming Missouri's ban on protests near funerals.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 22:05:18 +0000 Associated Press 54915 at http://kbia.org New bill reaffirms Missouri's ban on protests near funerals Nixon vetoes legislation aimed at shortening unemployment benefits http://kbia.org/post/nixon-vetoes-legislation-aimed-shortening-unemployment-benefits <p>Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has vetoed legislation that would have shortened the duration of unemployment benefits. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 22:09:26 +0000 Associated Press 54721 at http://kbia.org Nixon vetoes legislation aimed at shortening unemployment benefits Columbia's Missouri College Advising Corps gets $524K AmeriCorps grant http://kbia.org/post/columbias-missouri-college-advising-corps-gets-524k-americorps-grant <p>Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced Thursday that 21 Missouri organizations will receive $4,232,627 in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).</p><p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 22:24:58 +0000 Brandon Kiley 54137 at http://kbia.org Gov. Nixon signs parental consent bill for teen tanning http://kbia.org/post/gov-nixon-signs-parental-consent-bill-teen-tanning <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation requiring anyone younger than 17 to have written parental consent to use a booth, bed or other tanning device at a business.</p><p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 20:59:26 +0000 Associated Press 54128 at http://kbia.org Gov. Nixon signs parental consent bill for teen tanning Transportation tax reverses footholds for party leaders http://kbia.org/post/transportation-tax-reverses-footholds-party-leaders <p></p><p>In a strange twist, Republicans are supporting a proposed tax hike that’s drawn fire from Democrats and Gov. Jay Nixon. Tue, 03 Jun 2014 22:41:11 +0000 Matt Kalish 54001 at http://kbia.org Transportation tax reverses footholds for party leaders Missouri revenues falling short of projections http://kbia.org/post/missouri-revenues-falling-short-projections <p>Missouri appears increasingly likely to finish its budget year with less revenue than had been expected. Tue, 03 Jun 2014 20:04:01 +0000 Associated Press 53981 at http://kbia.org Missouri revenues falling short of projections Missouri lawmakers pass cannabis extract bill http://kbia.org/post/missouri-lawmakers-pass-cannabis-extract-bill <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Missouri lawmakers have given final approval to a bill that would allow use of a cannabis extract by people whose epilepsy isn't relieved by other treatments.</p><p> Thu, 01 May 2014 21:15:28 +0000 Associated Press 52291 at http://kbia.org Missouri lawmakers pass cannabis extract bill Gov. Nixon to veto income tax cut http://kbia.org/post/gov-nixon-veto-income-tax-cut <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he will veto an income tax cut that he considers to be "an unfair, unaffordable and dangerous scheme."</p><p> Thu, 01 May 2014 21:12:07 +0000 Associated Press 52290 at http://kbia.org Gov. Nixon to veto income tax cut Tax cut worries educators about funding for schools http://kbia.org/post/tax-cut-worries-educators-about-funding-schools <p>Business and education groups are again drawing battle lines over a Missouri proposal to cut state income taxes.</p><p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 20:18:09 +0000 Associated Press 52089 at http://kbia.org Tax cut worries educators about funding for schools Gov. Nixon proposes to aid businesses with health insurance assistance http://kbia.org/post/gov-nixon-proposes-aid-businesses-health-insurance-assistance <p>Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has added a new prong to his proposal to draw down billions of dollars through a Medicaid expansion.</p><p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 20:01:30 +0000 Associated Press 52087 at http://kbia.org Gov. Nixon proposes to aid businesses with health insurance assistance Missouri Senate passes $600 million bonding plan http://kbia.org/post/missouri-senate-passes-600-million-bonding-plan <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">&nbsp;</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A potential $600 million bonding plan for state buildings has passed the Missouri Senate.</p><p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 20:23:10 +0000 Associated Press 50745 at http://kbia.org Missouri Senate passes $600 million bonding plan Gov. Nixon signs cellphone tower measures http://kbia.org/post/gov-nixon-signs-cellphone-tower-measures <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation limiting the authority of Missouri cities and counties to restrict cellphone towers.</p><p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 20:56:40 +0000 Associated Press 49961 at http://kbia.org Gov. Nixon signs cellphone tower measures Missouri Senate approves bill changing unemployment benefits http://kbia.org/post/missouri-senate-approves-bill-changing-unemployment-benefits <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Republican lawmakers are trying again to limit the ability of Missouri workers to collect unemployment benefits after being fired for alleged misconduct.</p><p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 19:52:24 +0000 Associated Press 49566 at http://kbia.org Missouri Senate approves bill changing unemployment benefits Lawmakers endorse bill to fix funding gaps in education http://kbia.org/post/lawmakers-endorse-bill-fix-funding-gaps-education <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Missouri lawmakers have given initial approval to a mid-year budget plan that addresses funding shortfalls for schools and social services.</p><p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 20:48:33 +0000 Associated Press 49058 at http://kbia.org Lawmakers endorse bill to fix funding gaps in education PM Newscast for March 3, 2014 http://kbia.org/post/pm-newscast-march-3-2014 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:</p><ul><li><h1 itemprop="name"><a href="http://kbia.org/post/governor-nixon-go-trade-mission-canada">Governor Nixon to go on trade mission to Canada</a></h1></li><li><h1 itemprop="name"><a href="http://kbia.org/post/jefferson-city-taking-stand-against-heroin">Jefferson City Taking a Stand against Heroin</a></h1></li><li><h1 itemprop="name"><a href="http://kbia.org/post/winter-weather-causing-cancellation-missouri-legislature">Winter Weather causing cancellation of Missouri legislature</a></h1></li></ul> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 23:16:23 +0000 Maureen Lewis-Stump 49019 at http://kbia.org Governor Nixon to go on trade mission to Canada http://kbia.org/post/governor-nixon-go-trade-mission-canada <p>Governor Jay Nixon is going on a trade mission to Canada next week to bolster trade relationships.</p><p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 21:51:53 +0000 Sam Knef 49008 at http://kbia.org Governor Nixon to go on trade mission to Canada Gov. Nixon approves $132 million to renovate state facilities http://kbia.org/post/gov-nixon-approves-132-million-renovate-state-facilities <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has given the go-ahead to spend $132 million on improvements to the Capitol and other state facilities.</p><p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 22:01:14 +0000 Associated Press 48916 at http://kbia.org Gov. Nixon approves $132 million to renovate state facilities Online-based university students granted in-state status http://kbia.org/post/online-based-university-students-granted-state-status <p>Western Governors University-Missouri students are now eligible for the Access Missouri grant.</p><p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 00:09:52 +0000 Brandon Kiley 48148 at http://kbia.org Online-based university students granted in-state status Gov. Nixon pitches deal for income tax cut http://kbia.org/post/gov-nixon-pitches-deal-income-tax-cut <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Gov. Jay Nixon says he would enact an income tax cut, if lawmakers agree to several contingencies.</p><p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 23:09:09 +0000 Associated Press 48143 at http://kbia.org Gov. Nixon pitches deal for income tax cut Gov. Nixon supports repeal of gay marriage ban http://kbia.org/post/gov-nixon-supports-repeal-gay-marriage-ban <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Gov. Jay Nixon says Missouri voters should have another chance to vote on gay marriage and that he would vote to allow such unions.</p><p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 22:57:02 +0000 Associated Press 48142 at http://kbia.org Gov. Nixon supports repeal of gay marriage ban Nixon defends bond issue plan for mental health facility http://kbia.org/post/nixon-defends-bond-issue-plan-mental-health-facility <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">&nbsp;Gov. Jay&nbsp;<font color="red">Nixon</font>&nbsp;is&nbsp;<font color="red">defending</font>&nbsp;his plan to issue $198 million of bonds for a new maximum and intermediate security facility at the Fulton State Hospital.</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 23:20:48 +0000 Associated Press 47069 at http://kbia.org Nixon defends bond issue plan for mental health facility Mo. budget leaders agree on revenue estimate for 2015 budget http://kbia.org/post/mo-budget-leaders-agree-revenue-estimate-2015-budget <p>Missouri lawmakers responsible for the budget have an agreement on a revenue estimate for next year but say Gov. Jay Nixon did not sign off on it.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Legislative budget leaders and the governor typically reach a revenue estimate that is the foundation for the budget. Agreeing how much money is available lets officials focus on how to spend that money.</span></p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 22:36:42 +0000 Associated Press 45560 at http://kbia.org Mo. budget leaders agree on revenue estimate for 2015 budget Gov. Nixon signs $1.7B Boeing incentive plan http://kbia.org/post/gov-nixon-signs-17b-boeing-incentive-plan <p>Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon chose a monument to the space race manufacturing boon as a backdrop to sign into law a $1.7 billion tax incentive package to lure aerospace giant Boeing to the state.</p><p>The governor endorsed the tax breaks for production of the company's 777X jetliner Tuesday morning at a bill signing ceremony at the James S. McDonnell Planetarium in St. Louis' Forest Park.</p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 22:27:44 +0000 Person: Associated Press 45072 at http://kbia.org Gov. Nixon signs $1.7B Boeing incentive plan