state of the state http://kbia.org en Mo. lawmakers, governor $370M apart on budget http://kbia.org/post/mo-lawmakers-governor-370m-apart-budget <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Missouri lawmakers could have to cut about $370 million from Governor Jay Nixon's budget if they don't want to go along with his financial assumptions.</p><p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 14:30:15 +0000 Associated Press 47028 at http://kbia.org Mo. lawmakers, governor $370M apart on budget Nixon Proposes To Restore State Spending Lost Since 2008 http://kbia.org/post/nixon-proposes-restore-state-spending-lost-2008 <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/kwmu/audio/2014/03/MOStateoftheState2014_0.MP3" class="asset-audio">Missouri Governor Jay Nixon&#039;s State of the State Address</a><p><a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/kwmu/audio/2014/01/RepublicanResponse2014edit_0.MP3" class="asset-audio">Republican Response by Speaker of the House Tim Jones</a><a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/kwmu/audio/2014/01/012214aweb.mp3" class="asset-audio">A discussion on St. Louis on the Air about Missouri Governor Nixon&#039;s State of the State address and the Republican Response by Speaker of the House Tim Jones. Wed, 22 Jan 2014 15:25:40 +0000 Jo Mannies 46974 at http://kbia.org Nixon Proposes To Restore State Spending Lost Since 2008 Nixon proposes $30M for early childhood ed http://kbia.org/post/nixon-proposes-30m-early-childhood-ed <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;"><font color="red">Missouri</font>&nbsp;Gov. Jay Nixon is proposing $30 million of additional state spending for early&nbsp;<font color="red">childhood</font>&nbsp;education programs.</p><p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 15:02:39 +0000 Associated Press 46972 at http://kbia.org Nixon proposes $30M for early childhood ed Nixon proposes 3 percent pay raise for Mo. workers http://kbia.org/post/nixon-proposes-3-percent-pay-raise-mo-workers <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;"><font color="red">Missouri</font>&nbsp;Gov. Jay Nixon is proposing to spend $37.1 million to boost wages for state government workers.</p><p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 14:32:37 +0000 Associated Press 46969 at http://kbia.org Nixon proposes 3 percent pay raise for Mo. workers State of the State address: Live blog http://kbia.org/post/state-state-address-live-blog <p></p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Update 8:59pm:</strong></em></p><p>That wraps up the discussion and live coverage of the governor's State of the State address this evening. Our panelists were Sen. John Lamping, Rep. Chris Kelly, and Phill Brooks, director of the state reporting program for the Missouri School of Journalism. Thanks for joining us!</p><p><em><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Update 8:57pm:</strong></em></p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 23:48:47 +0000 KBIA staff 46954 at http://kbia.org State of the State address: Live blog Live Blog: Missouri State Of The State 2014 http://kbia.org/post/live-blog-missouri-state-state-2014 <em>(This event has now concluded. See <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-proposes-restore-state-spending-lost-2008">our story</a> for a full recap)</em><p>Welcome to our live blog of tonight's State of the State address from Missouri Governor Jay Nixon.&#160;<p>We invite you to join in on the conversation below - what are your reactions to the governor's speech? How do they impact your life? Tue, 21 Jan 2014 23:15:06 +0000 Kelsey Proud 46951 at http://kbia.org Live Blog: Missouri State Of The State 2014 Nixon expected to call for Medicaid expansion, education funding http://kbia.org/post/nixon-expected-call-medicaid-expansion-education-funding <p>Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon will deliver his annual State of the State address Tuesday night, during which he'll unveil his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2015.</p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 14:10:34 +0000 Marshall Griffin 46884 at http://kbia.org Nixon expected to call for Medicaid expansion, education funding House Speaker To Deliver GOP Response To Governor's State Of State Address http://kbia.org/post/house-speaker-deliver-gop-response-governors-state-state-address Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones, R-Eureka, has been tapped to deliver the Republican response to next Tuesday’s State of the State address by Gov. Jay Nixon, a Democrat.<img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="Tim Jones" data-attribution="Credit Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/kwmu/files/styles/card_280/public/201305/5-6-2013%2C_Tim_Jones_forms_committee.JPG" alt="" /><p>Jones had been on the short list for the response, usually delivered within minutes of the governor's annual speech. Fri, 17 Jan 2014 15:35:57 +0000 Jo Mannies 46789 at http://kbia.org House Speaker To Deliver GOP Response To Governor's State Of State Address Nixon to give State of the State speech Jan. 21 http://kbia.org/post/nixon-give-state-state-speech-jan-21 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Missouri&nbsp;</span>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Jay Nixon plans to deliver his annual State of the State address on Jan. 21.</span></p><p>The governor outlines his legislative priorities during the speech and also releases his state budget proposal. Nixon plans to make his remarks at 7 p.m. to a joint session of the House and Senate.</p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 22:08:07 +0000 Associated Press 46190 at http://kbia.org Nixon to give State of the State speech Jan. 21 Jefferson Day Care Center celebrates 'Missouri Start Smart' grant http://kbia.org/post/jefferson-day-care-center-celebrates-missouri-start-smart-grant <p>Governor Jay Nixon was at the Jefferson Day Care Center yesterday promoting his plan to increase funding for pre-k education in Missouri.</p><p>The governor recently awarded two other grants to the Kansas City School District, to help provide access to quality education to children in day care before entering kindergarten. The governor's visit to the Jefferson City Day Care Center celebrated the day care center's participation in the so-called "Missouri Start Smart" grant initiative.</p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 13:15:37 +0000 Jamie Crockett 40708 at http://kbia.org Jefferson Day Care Center celebrates 'Missouri Start Smart' grant Nixon calls on lawmakers to broaden Medicaid coverage http://kbia.org/post/nixon-calls-lawmakers-broaden-medicaid-coverage <p></p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 15:40:57 +0000 Casey Morell 28435 at http://kbia.org Nixon calls on lawmakers to broaden Medicaid coverage Health news roundup: Medicaid edition http://kbia.org/post/health-news-roundup-medicaid-edition <p></p><p><em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">From </span>KBIA’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Health, Wealth and Society Desk, the first installment of a weekly&nbsp;rundown of health news affecting mid-Missouri.</span></em></p><p></p><p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 20:34:50 +0000 Harum Helmy 28203 at http://kbia.org Health news roundup: Medicaid edition Talking Politics: State of the medicaid expansion debate http://kbia.org/post/talking-politics-state-medicaid-expansion-debate <p></p><p>Democratic Missouri Governor Jay Nixon delivered his state of the state speech Monday night;&nbsp; to a legislature that this year again has enough Republican members that if they all vote together, they won’t even need his signature to alter the state’s laws. Tue, 29 Jan 2013 23:48:31 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 28022 at http://kbia.org Talking Politics: State of the medicaid expansion debate Recap: Governor Nixon delivers State of the State address http://kbia.org/post/recap-governor-nixon-delivers-state-state-address <p>Governor Jay Nixon pitched a nearly $26 billion budget to the state of Missouri during Monday night's State of the State Address. It includes spending increases for K-12 schools, higher education, and the proposed Medicaid expansion he’s been calling for since late November.</p> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 13:50:21 +0000 Marshall Griffin 27967 at http://kbia.org Recap: Governor Nixon delivers State of the State address Nixon to call for Medicaid expansion in State of the State address http://kbia.org/post/nixon-call-medicaid-expansion-state-state-address <p>Missouri Governor Jay Nixon will lay out his proposed budget Monday when he delivers his annual State of the State address.</p> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 15:23:24 +0000 Marshall Griffin 27917 at http://kbia.org Nixon to call for Medicaid expansion in State of the State address