Category: Executive Branch

PSC issues decision in Empire rate case

  JEFFERSON CITY–The Missouri Public Service Commission (Commission) has approved an agreement which authorizes The Empire District Electric Company (Empire) to increase annual electric operating revenues by approximately $17.1 million. The agreement approved by the Commission was submitted by the company, the Office of the Public Counsel, the Public Service […]

Gov. Nixon announces historic agreement by St. Louis-area schools to help Normandy and Riverview Gardens improve performance and regain accreditation

  Governor also provides $1 million for intensive reading instruction in Normandy and Riverview Gardens ST. LOUIS – Gov. Jay Nixon today visited the newly-established Normandy Kindergarten Center to announce an historic agreement among St. Louis-area superintendents and education leaders to provide a range of services aimed at improving the […]

Nixon signs tip tax bill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon signed SB 336 yesterday, which seeks to protect businesses from false personal income tax reports from employees. “Should Missouri businesses be held accountable when their employees falsely report their personal income tax?” asked the Missouri Chamber of Commerce in a statement. “A recent […]

MISSOURI-AMERICAN INFRASTRUCTURE SYSTEM REPLACEMENT SURCHARGE (ISRS) CHANGE APPROVED

JEFFERSON CITY—The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved a request filed by the Missouri-American Water Company to adjust the infrastructure system replacement surcharge (ISRS) on the bills of its St. Louis County customers.  Missouri-American first established an ISRS on customer bills in December 2003.             Missouri-American sought the ISRS change […]

Nixon takes heat for labor check

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri’s Lt. Governor Peter Kinder is joining some Republicans in demanding Gov. Jay Nixon return the $50K check from the United Auto Workers that Nixon received less than a week after vetoing Right-to-Work legislation, calling it “pay to play.” Nixon vetoed the measure just weeks ago, […]