Category: Governor

Rep. Berry sees steps being taken on path towards economic growth in Missouri

Rep. Berry sees steps being taken on path towards economic growth in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As word came from Gov. Jay Nixon’s office yesterday that Missouri had the highest business growth in the nation from 2012 to 2013 and that the state had ranked in...

Missouri Gov. Nixon, New York Gov. Cuomo announce wager on World Series between Royals, Mets

Missouri Gov. Nixon, New York Gov. Cuomo announce wager on World Series between Royals, Mets

JEFFERSON CITY – Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo today announced they have made a friendly wager on the outcome of this year’s World Series between the Kansas City Royals...

Gov. Nixon statement on K-12 education performance scores   

Gov. Nixon statement on K-12 education performance scores   

JEFFERSON CITY — Gov. Jay Nixon issued the following statement today regarding the Annual Performance Report scores released by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. “Every Missouri student deserves access to a...

Governor Nixon signs executive order to promote diversity in state government contracting

Governor Nixon signs executive order to promote diversity in state government contracting

Measures will promote the inclusion of Minority and Women Business Enterprises, foster the creation of small businesses JEFFERSON CITY – Gov. Jay Nixon today signed an executive order to promote diversity, provide greater opportunities...

Romine protests state park built with settlement funds

Romine protests state park built with settlement funds

ALTON, Mo. – Sen. Gary Romine, R-Farmington, joined a growing chorus of legislative voices from southern and southeast Missouri opposing a plan by Gov. Jay Nixon to create a state park at Frederick Creek...

Gov. Nixon condemns church fires

Gov. Nixon condemns church fires

Missouri State Highway Patrol ready to assist JEFFERSON CITY – Gov. Jay Nixon today condemned the recent series of church fires in North St. Louis City and County. “These cowardly acts of violence against...

Gov. Nixon applauds opening of Boeing research and technology center  

Gov. Nixon applauds opening of Boeing research and technology center  

ST. LOUIS, Mo.—Gov. Jay Nixon today applauded the official opening of Boeing’s new research and technology center. The 197,000 square-foot facility will employ more than 700 engineers, technicians and staff and serve as Boeing’s...