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  A Missouri tax on medical service providers that helps fund the state Medicaid program has been reauthorized by the governor.

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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says increased state general revenues make some proposed budget cuts unnecessary, specifically those for foster children and people with mental illnesses.

Higher Revenues Lead Missouri Governor to Release Funds

Apr 3, 2015
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  State building repairs, technology startups, local libraries and university programs are among the recipients sharing $43 million dollars in funding released by Missouri's governor.

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Missouri governor Jay Nixon says municipal courts need to be reformed to restore trust between citizens and the government eroded by abuses like those detailed in a Department of Justice report on Ferguson.

Talking Politics: Nixon's Ferguson Trouble

Nov 19, 2014

In a phone interview Monday, Governor Jay Nixon stumbled when asked if the buck stops with him on the Ferguson response.  Eli Yokley joins us to discuss the politics surrounding Nixon's response.  

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Governor Jay Nixon announced in a press release Thursday that aerospace manufacturing company Boeing will add up to an additional 400 research and technology jobs at its St.Louis County campus.

The new jobs will be part of Boeing's plan to restructure its Research and Technology organization. The company, which employees approximately fifteen thousand workers in Missouri, is being helped in the St. Louis county expansion by the state of Missouri through a package of economic incentives.  

Boeing can earn these incentives by meeting job creation and investment criteria.

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Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster is siding with fellow Democrat, Governor Jay Nixon, in opposition to legislation that would challenge the federal government's ability to enforce federal gun laws in Show-Me State.

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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is extending his declaration of a state of emergency until mid-November because of drought, heat and the risk of fire.

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Gov. Jay Nixon is urging Missouri soil and water districts to allow farmers to briefly graze their animals on livestock exclusion areas.

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Speaking at ceremonial bill signing in  St. Louis, Governor Nixon sounded more like a Republican when he asked about the Supreme Court’s impending health care ruling.

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Among the 115 bills sent to Governor Jay Nixon this year is one that would make it a crime to deliberately disturb worship services in Missouri.

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