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KCP&L highlights PSC meeting

August 27, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — KCP&L took center stage at the Public Service Commission agenda meeting this morning. In the matter of KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations Company’s Submission of its 2014 Renewable Energy Standard Compliance Plan, EO-2014-0288, the commission voted to approve a order denying a motion to compel. PSC staff […]

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Nixon names Isom to Public Safety post

August 27, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Saint Louis, Mo. — Gov. Jay Nixon named former St. Louis Metropolitan Police Chief Daniel Isom as his new Director of Public Safety today in a brief press conference at the Wainwright Building in downtown St. Louis. Nixon said Isom was “as credentialed” as a law enforcement officer in the […]

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No end in sight: Ferguson

August 18, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Saint Louis, Mo. — Any Missourians hoping Monday would bring perhaps a growing calm in Ferguson will be sorely disappointed. After yet another night of clashes and arguably the most violent encounters with police so far, protestors have finally spurred Gov. Jay Nixon to call in the National Guard to the small […]

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Nixon declares State of Emergency, announces Ferguson curfew

August 16, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Saint Louis, Mo. — Gov. Jay Nixon declared a State of Emergency in Ferguson today and announced a five-hour curfew after tensions erupted against last night, resulting in the looting of several local businesses. The call comes two days after Nixon removed county police from their crowd control duties in […]

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Ferguson Q&A: State Auditor Tom Schweich

August 15, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – State Auditor Tom Schweich may have no official duties related to the resolution of the death of Michael Brown, but Schweich does have a unique background in law enforcement that provides a unique perspective on the events in Ferguson over this last week. The Auditor agreed […]

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Nasheed praises Nixon, demands McCulloch step aside

August 15, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Saint Louis, Mo. — St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch is being asked to step aside via an online petition started by state Senator Jamilah Nasheed on the heels of trading jabs with Gov. Jay Nixon over the decision to remove county police from Ferguson. Nixon announced on Thursday that […]

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Nixon orders review of Missouri Lottery after revenues plummet

July 23, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Office of Administration is conducting a “comprehensive review” of the Missouri Lottery at the behest of Gov. Jay Nixon to find out why the program’s revenues for education sank 23 percent despite an increase in ticket sales in FY2014. Statute dictates that 45 percent or […]

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Nixon vetoes e-cig bill, signs two more

July 14, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Bills allowing terminal patients expanded access to experimental drugs and make hemp oil available to certain epileptics both got signatures from Gov. Jay Nixon today. The Democratic governor also vetoed a bill that would have changed the way electronic cigarettes are regulated. Senate Bill 841, apart […]

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Nixon vetoes payday loan bill

July 10, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Gov. Jay Nixon used his veto power again today, rejecting a measure that he says would have allowed the payday loan industry to avoid meaningful reform. Democrats have long criticized attempts at so-called “payday loan reform” in recent legislative years as a thinly veiled attempt to […]

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Koster wades into “Right to Farm” debate

July 09, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Less than one week after a Republican lawmaker backed out of a scheduled debate on Missouri’s so-called Right to Farm amendment, Democrat Attorney General Chris Koster announced his support for the measure. Koster announced at the Missouri Farm Bureau headquarters that he supported Amendment 1, which […]

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