Category: Governor

Boys State to host forum for Republican governor candidates

WARRENSBURG, Mo. — Missouri Boys State will host a GOP Gubernatorial Forum featuring Republican candidates for Missouri Governor, Tuesday evening at the University of Central Missouri. The American Legion Missouri Boys State is honored to host this forum and welcome Republican candidates for Governor to the program. Scott Faughn, publisher […]

“SB 5 part two” municipal court reforms signed by Nixon

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday signed legislation that he said “builds on and strengthens” the sweeping municipal court reform measures that were enacted last year in attempts to further prevent Missouri cities from using court fines as significant revenue generators. Senate Bill 572 has been called […]

$262 million going to Missouri colleges and universities

JOPLIN, Mo. – Two pieces of legislation signed by Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday in Joplin, Mo., will set aside $262 million that is to be invested in Missouri’s colleges and universities, including more than $16 million in upgrades at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin. Nixon said the improvements […]

In-state tuition status to be given to National Guard, Reserves

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Soldiers with the Missouri National Guard and Army Reserves will be eligible for in-state tuition rates at Missouri’s colleges and universities under legislation signed by Gov. Jay Nixon Monday. Under Senate Bill 968, any person currently serving in the Missouri National Guard or the reserves of […]

Nixon signs laws intended to improve technical job-readiness

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Legislation intended to bolster the technical education available at Missouri high schools was signed into law by Gov. Jay Nixon on Monday. Under Senate Bill 620, sponsored by Sen. Gary Romine, R-Farmington, the state will create a new technical education certificate that high school students can […]

Nixon signs daily fantasy sports law

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In his January State of the State address, Gov. Jay Nixon called for laws regulating the daily fantasy sports industry. Friday, Nixon signed HB 1941 into law, making that call a reality. The Missouri Fantasy Sports Consumer Protection Act establishes consumer protections and creates a regulatory […]