governor nixon http://kbia.org en Governor Nixon Kicks off 100 Missouri Miles http://kbia.org/post/governor-nixon-kicks-100-missouri-miles <p></p><p>Gov. Jay Nixon kicked off the second year of his 100 Missouri Miles Challenge at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park Wednesday.</p><p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 15:20:50 +0000 A.J. Feather 49927 at http://kbia.org Governor Nixon Kicks off 100 Missouri Miles Gov. Nixon signs Missouri supplemental budget http://kbia.org/post/gov-nixon-signs-missouri-supplemental-budget <p>Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation allowing for an additional $219 million in state spending during the current fiscal year. Thu, 11 Apr 2013 21:20:28 +0000 Associated Press 31901 at http://kbia.org Gov. Nixon signs Missouri supplemental budget Nixon Sworn In As Mo. Governor, Begins Second Term http://kbia.org/post/nixon-sworn-mo-governor-begins-second-term <a href="http://gov.mo.gov/">Jay Nixon</a> (D) has been sworn in for his second and final four-year term as Missouri Governor.<p><a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/kwmu/audio/2013/01/Nixon_Inaug_speech.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Thousands of people braved&#160;below-freezing temperatures&#160;to hear his inaugural address on the steps of the State Capitol, although there were&#160;more than a hundred empty&#160;chairs&#160;due likely&#160;to the cold weather.&#160; A large portion of Nixon's speech focused a lot on the Show-Me State’s history.&#160; He said despite the fact that two different Mon, 14 Jan 2013 21:31:41 +0000 Marshall Griffin 27263 at http://kbia.org Nixon Sworn In As Mo. Governor, Begins Second Term Lawmakers gear up for annual veto session http://kbia.org/post/lawmakers-gear-annual-veto-session <p>Lawmakers return to Jefferson City Wednesday for their annual veto session.&nbsp; House and Senate leaders will attempt to override Governor Nixon’s veto of a bill that levies sales taxes on out-of-state vehicle purchases.</p> Wed, 12 Sep 2012 13:47:17 +0000 Marshall Griffin 21020 at http://kbia.org Lawmakers gear up for annual veto session Newscast for September 10, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-september-10-2012-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Governor Nixon extends farmers declaration</li><li>MU students partner with food pantry</li><li>Chronic wasting disease impacting deer in northern counties</li><li>Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan's ballot summery planning appeal Mon, 10 Sep 2012 23:03:55 +0000 Wendy Mader 20900 at http://kbia.org Cell phone tracking bill currently before Gov. Nixon http://kbia.org/post/cell-phone-tracking-bill-currently-gov-nixon <p>Among the more than 110 bills passed by Missouri lawmakers this year is one designed to help law enforcement officers track a missing person through the potential victim&rsquo;s cell phone signal. Fri, 01 Jun 2012 14:16:41 +0000 Marshall Griffin 15138 at http://kbia.org Cell phone tracking bill currently before Gov. Nixon