Category: Executive Branch

Global building material manufacturer to open a facility in Joplin, Gov. Nixon announces

  Owens Corning’s nearly $90 million project to create more than 100 jobs JOPLIN, Mo.  – Gov. Jay Nixon today joined local leaders and company executives from Ohio-based Owens Corning to announce the company’s plan to open a manufacturing facility in Joplin. The nearly $90 million project is expected to […]

Groups sue state over lethal injection

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Opponents of lethal injection are suing the state through taxpayer standing for the first time in recent memory and seeking a temporary restraining order against any further lethal injections, Empower Missouri announced today. The case, Bray, et al. v Missouri Department of Corrections, et al, has […]

Missouri Bar President Commends Governor’s Signing of Municipal Court Reform Legislation

  Bar President Reuben Shelton Comments on Senate Bill 5   Missouri Bar President Reuben Shelton of St. Louis commended Gov. Jay Nixon’s signing today of legislation aimed at improving citizens’ experiences within Missouri’s municipal courts. Senate Bill 5, sponsored by Sen. Eric Schmitt, R-Glendale, caps the total amount of […]

UM System proposed CON draws fire from Boone Hospital Center

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Boone Hospital Center President Jim Sinek says he can’t make heads or tails of a proposed deal between the University of Missouri and healthcare giant Nueterra to build a new healthcare facility in the heart of Columbia. “I haven’t heard any logic or rationale to this application,” […]