Nixon withholds more money after veto session

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon announced Thursday that he would slash $60 million from the state budget after Wednesday's veto session. That figure comes...
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Deadline for intervenors to apply in Clean Line case passes

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As the Grain Belt Express Clean Line seeks regulatory approval at the Missouri Public Service Commission, Wednesday marked the deadline...

PSC approves renewable energy standard compliance reports

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Public Service Commission met Wednesday morning before veto session to resolve some business in a relatively short 40-minute meeting. The...

Barrett asks legislative committee for increased funding for public defenders

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Michael Barrett, the director of the State Public Defender’s Office, met with members of the Joint Committee on the Justice...

Release: Gov. Nixon highlights vetoes of legislation, including bills that would raise fees on...

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – With the annual veto session taking place on Sept. 14, Gov. Jay Nixon today highlighted several of his veto messages during...

View from the Commission: Legislative priorities focus on safety, innovation & federal mandates

By the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission In a short four months the next session of the Missouri General Assembly will begin. And following November’s election,...

Wieland wins case against Missouri Ethics Commission

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Cole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem ruled in favor of Sen. Paul Wieland Aug. 31 regarding a year-old legal battle...

Empire acquisition by Liberty approved, with clean energy provisions

This week, the Missouri Public Service Commission approved the merger between Canada’s Liberty Utilities and The Empire District Electric Company. Liberty can now acquire...

Nixon urges lawmakers to consider his stances before veto session

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Gov. Jay Nixon held his final press conference before a veto session Wednesday afternoon, and he urged lawmakers to look carefully...

MO state employee pay below market average

The Joint Interim Committee on State Employee Wages convened Wednesday to hear from a consulting firm charged with evaluating Missouri’s compensation for state employees. CBIZ...

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