dave spence http://kbia.org en Nixon had $414,000 left over from campaign http://kbia.org/post/nixon-had-414000-left-over-campaign <p>Governor Jay Nixon spent $15.5 million on his re-election campaign and still has hundreds of thousands of dollars left over. Fri, 07 Dec 2012 14:54:43 +0000 Associated Press 25580 at http://kbia.org Nixon had $414,000 left over from campaign Candidates will see if self-funding gets results http://kbia.org/post/candidates-will-see-if-self-funding-gets-results <p>As the 2012 election cycle ends candidates who donated large sums of their own money to their campaigns are waiting to see if those investments will pay off.</p><p> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 21:20:22 +0000 Katarina Sostaric 24088 at http://kbia.org Candidates will see if self-funding gets results Spence touts background in the private sector in gubernatorial challenge http://kbia.org/post/spence-touts-background-private-sector-gubernatorial-challenge <p>Missouri gubernatorial candidate Dave Spence, with his son Logan, met us at&nbsp;the&nbsp;KBIA studios this week for a conversation with KBIA’s Janet Saidi.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 16:20:05 +0000 23797 at http://kbia.org Spence touts background in the private sector in gubernatorial challenge Spence receives support from Wis. Gov. Walker http://kbia.org/post/spence-receives-support-wis-gov-walker <p>Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is coming to Missouri to raise money to support Republican gubernatorial challenger Dave Spence. Wed, 17 Oct 2012 22:18:13 +0000 Associated Press 22989 at http://kbia.org Spence receives support from Wis. Gov. Walker Nixon reports $4.9M, Spence $1.5M in Mo. gov. race http://kbia.org/post/nixon-reports-49m-spence-15m-mo-gov-race <p>New reports show Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon entered the final month before the November elections with three times as much campaign cash as his Republican challenger.</p><p>Finance figures released Monday show the Democratic governor had $4.9 million in his campaign account at the start of October, compared with $1.5 million for St. Louis businessman Dave Spence.</p> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 13:30:05 +0000 Associated Press 22871 at http://kbia.org Nixon reports $4.9M, Spence $1.5M in Mo. gov. race Mo. gov. candidates oppose court ballot measure http://kbia.org/post/mo-gov-candidates-oppose-court-ballot-measure <p>Democratic Governor Jay Nixon and Republican challenger Dave Spence both oppose a ballot measure that would give the governor greater power in picking Missouri's top judges.</p><p>A November ballot measure would change the seven-person panel that nominates judicial candidates to the governor. It would increase the number of citizens named to the panel by the governor to four instead of three, with the rest selected by an attorneys' association. It also would increase the number of judicial nominees the panel submits to the governor to four instead of three.</p> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 13:53:37 +0000 Associated Press 22807 at http://kbia.org Mo. gov. candidates oppose court ballot measure Newscast for October 12, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-october-12-2012-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Dave Spence sues Gov. Jay Nixon for defamation</li><li>Columbia teachers elect union representation</li><li>Sickle cell center opens in Columbia</li></ul><p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 23:35:03 +0000 Kristofor Husted 22755 at http://kbia.org Spence sues Nixon for defamation over bank ad http://kbia.org/post/spence-sues-nixon-defamation-over-bank-ad <p>Republican challenger Dave Spence has filed a defamation lawsuit against Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon over a campaign ad.</p><p>The lawsuit filed Friday in Cole County claims Nixon maliciously or recklessly broadcast false statements about Spence's role with a bank. The suit seeks unspecified monetary damages.</p><p>Nixon's campaign did not immediately respond to a request for comment.</p><p>Nixon has been running ads that describe Spence as a banker and claim Spence used part of a $40 million federal bank bailout to buy a vacation home.</p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 22:41:58 +0000 Associated Press 22749 at http://kbia.org Spence sues Nixon for defamation over bank ad MU fraternity continues support for Mo. gubernatorial nominee Dave Spence http://kbia.org/post/mu-fraternity-continues-support-mo-dave-spence <p>Following a controversial incident over the summer, members of an MU fraternity continue to show their support for Republican nominee for governor Dave Spence.&nbsp; Numerous windows of the Beta Theta Pi house facing College Avenue have Spence for Governor signs in them, with no other signs supporting other political candidates.</p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 21:26:38 +0000 Catherine Willbrand 22736 at http://kbia.org MU fraternity continues support for Mo. gubernatorial nominee Dave Spence Talking Politics: Akin in Senate race for good, more from Senate and Governor debates http://kbia.org/post/talking-politics-akin-senate-race-good-more-senate-and-governor-debates <p>All eyes were on Columbia as the candidates for Governor and the US Senate squared off in the first debate of this election cycle on Friday. This week on the show we have more in-depth reporting on what happened at the debates. Tue, 25 Sep 2012 23:01:40 +0000 Ryan Famuliner & Andrew Yost & Jessica Reese 21773 at http://kbia.org Talking Politics: Akin in Senate race for good, more from Senate and Governor debates Nixon, Spence, and Higgins pitch their platforms at gubernatorial debate http://kbia.org/post/nixon-spence-and-higgins-pitch-their-platforms-gubernatorial-debate <p>Democratic Governor Jay Nixon and Republican nominee Dave Spence met today in Columbia and pitched their respective platforms at a live forum.&nbsp;<strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Fri, 21 Sep 2012 21:47:47 +0000 Andrew Yost 21592 at http://kbia.org Spence linking Nixon to Obama in Mo. gov's race http://kbia.org/post/spence-linking-nixon-obama-mo-govs-race <p>Republican gubernatorial candidate Dave Spence has begun running a TV ad linking Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to President Barack Obama.</p><p>The ad that began airing Tuesday criticizes the Democratic governor for implementing Obama's economic stimulus act in Missouri and shows pictures of Obama and Nixon together. Spence's ad claims that the stimulus has failed and that Missouri's economy is poor.</p><p>Nixon's campaign manager claimed Spence is running a "dishonest and desperate" campaign. Nixon asserts that Missouri's economy has been improving.</p> Wed, 19 Sep 2012 14:00:50 +0000 Associated Press 21407 at http://kbia.org Spence linking Nixon to Obama in Mo. gov's race Missouri Republicans rally to start fall campaigns http://kbia.org/post/missouri-republicans-rally-start-fall-campaigns <p>Missouri GOP candidates for statewide office are starting their fall campaigns with a call for teamwork among Republicans. Tue, 14 Aug 2012 22:47:37 +0000 Associated Press 19408 at http://kbia.org Missouri Republicans rally to start fall campaigns Newscast for August 10, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-august-10-2012-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Missouri Farm Bureau endorses Akin and Spence</li><li>Gov. Nixon appoints Charlie Shields to the State Board of Education</li><li>New environmental concerns over an area north of St. Louis County</li></ul> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 23:20:07 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 19189 at http://kbia.org GOP candidate Dave Spence receives nod from Missouri Farm Bureau http://kbia.org/post/gop-candidate-dave-spence-receives-nod-missouri-farm-bureau <p>Democratic Missouri Governor Jay Nixon and his Republican challenger Dave Spence spent Friday persuading members of the Missouri Farm Bureau to give them their endorsement.&nbsp; Nixon told them that he has sought relief for drought-plagued farmers, hawked Missouri farm products around the world, and stood up to his own party&rsquo;s president over how much work kids can do on family farms.<br /> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 22:18:43 +0000 Marshall Griffin 19184 at http://kbia.org GOP candidate Dave Spence receives nod from Missouri Farm Bureau