Tag: biodiesel

Alternative fuels showcased at Capitol, proponents call them solutions to state funding issues

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Hundreds turned out Wednesday afternoon for the National Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Odyssey Day, the focus of which is to highlight alternative fuels and technological advances. The event, hosted at the Missouri State Capitol by by both the St. Louis and Kansas City Clean Cities Coalitions, […]

Missouri Times Magazine now available online

The first edition of the Missouri Times Magazine hit offices just in time for the start of the legislative session, but now, you can read the magazine in its entirety online. The magazine features profiles on several major players in Missouri politics, Q&As with lobbyists, an in-depth look at the […]

Nixon releases $8.7 million, soybean farmers approve

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon is looking to bolster the 2017 budget with the settlement from Volkswagen’s emissions cheating scandal. The $8.7 million settlement was transferred to the state’s general fund earlier in the week by Attorney General Chris Koster. Governor Jay Nixon announced Thursday that he would […]

Agriculture fears budget withholds could taint Nixon’s legacy

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Months before he leaves office, Gov. Jay Nixon’s budget withholds could be tainting his reputation with an important constituency – agriculture. Commonly cited as the state’s number one industry, Nixon’s decision to withhold payments on a biodiesel program has angered the industry, especially the Missouri Soybean […]