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Jay Nixon's Public Statements

Full Name: Jeremiah 'Jay' W. Nixon
Office: Governor (MO), Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Georganne; 2 Children: Jeremiah, Willson
Birth Date: 02/13/1956
Birth Place: De Soto, MO
Home City: Jefferson City, MO
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
Issue Position: Education - The Missouri Promise
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Efficient Government
Issue Position: Jobs and Economy
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Education - Making College More Affordable for Middle-Class Families
Issue Position: Environment
July 21, 2014 Gov. Nixon to Visit Commercial-Scale Cellulosic Ethanol Plant with Agriculture and Economic Development Officials
July 17, 2014 IT Consulting Firm Expands Kansas City Headquarters, Creating 96 New Jobs, Gov. Nixon Announces
July 16, 2014 Missouri Moves up to #8 in "Top 10 Pro-Business States" Rankings Compiled by Leading Brokerage Firm
July 16, 2014 Gov. Nixon Praises Confirmation of Judge Ronnie White to Federal Bench
July 16, 2014 Missouri Moves Up to #8 in "Top 10 Pro-Business States" Rankings Compiled by Leading Brokerage Firm
July 16, 2014 Gov. Nixon Denies Clemency Petition of John Middleton
July 15, 2014 Missouri Taxpayers Will Save $11.2 Million Through Bond Refinancing; Gov. Nixon Credits State's Continued Fiscal Discipline
July 15, 2014 Missouri Taxpayers will Save $11.2 Million through Bond Refinancing; Gov. Nixon Credits State's Continued Fiscal Discipline
July 14, 2014 Gov. Nixon Visits Farmington to Discuss with Area Officials the Impact of Special Tax Breaks on Law Enforcement, Emergency Management Operations, Other Vital Services
July 14, 2014 Gov. Nixon Announces Final Bill Actions
July 14, 2014 Gov. Nixon Vetoes Legislation That Would Have Jeopardized Public Health by Exempting E-cigarettes from Tobacco Laws
July 14, 2014 Gov. Nixon Announces Final Bill Actions
July 10, 2014 Gov. Nixon Vetoes Bills on Payday Loans, Short-Term Installment Lenders
July 10, 2014 Gov. Nixon Signs Bill to Reauthorize Missouri Rx program
July 9, 2014 Gov. Nixon Signs Legislation to Protect Missouri's Children
July 9, 2014 Gov. Nixon Signs Legislation to Protect Missouri's Children
July 8, 2014 Gov. Nixon Vetoes Two Bills Defining Captive Deer as Livestock
July 8, 2014 Special Interest Tax Breaks Jeopardize Outdoor Economy, Gov. Nixon says
July 8, 2014 Gov. Nixon Signs 14 bills, Including Fix to Comprehensive Criminal Code Overhaul
July 3, 2014 Gov. Nixon Signs Bill Permitting First Responders To Administer Heroin Overdose Antidote
July 2, 2014 On 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act of 1964, Gov. Nixon Signs Executive Order to Help Increase Diversity, Inclusivity in State Contracts
July 2, 2014 Gov. Nixon Signs Bill to Help Improve Breast Cancer Detection by Providing Women with Information About Dense Breast Tissue
July 2, 2014 Gov. Nixon Signs 13 bills, Vetoes Four
July 2, 2014 Gov. Nixon Signs 13 Bills, Vetoes Four
July 1, 2014 Gov. Nixon Signs Bill Addressing "Border War" in Kansas City Metropolitan Area
June 25, 2014 Missouri Soil and Water Districts Will Lose Up to $5 Million in Funding for Programs to Help Farmers if Special Breaks Passed by the Legislature Become Law, Gov. Nixon Says
June 24, 2014 Budget Actions Remarks
June 24, 2014 Gov. Nixon Takes Action to Balance Fiscal Year 2015 Budget
June 24, 2014 Gov. Nixon Vetoes Senate Bll 493, Calls on Regional School Leaders to Support State Plan for Struggling School Districts
June 23, 2014 Gov. Nixon Issues Statement on Study Showing Medicaid Inaction is Costing Missouri Jobs
June 20, 2014 Gov. Nixon Signs Bill to Protect Families of Fallen Soldiers at Funerals
June 19, 2014 Gov. Nixon Signs Two Higher Education Bills; Provisions Address Performance Funding for Universities and Colleges, Increased Distance Education Opportunities
June 18, 2014 Remarks by Gov. Nixon on Missouri's Energy Future
June 18, 2014 Gov. Nixon Signs Executive Order Launching Comprehensive State Energy Plan
June 18, 2014 Gov. Nixon Visits Columbia to Discuss with Local Officials the Impact of Special Tax Breaks Passed by the Legislature
June 18, 2014 Disability Conference Remarks
June 17, 2014 Gov. Nixon Denies Clemency Petition of John Winfield
June 17, 2014 Gov. Nixon Denies Clemency Petition of John Winfield
June 17, 2014 Missouri Employers will Realize $186 Million in Tax Savings as State Repays Its Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund Obligation Early, Gov. Nixon Announces
June 12, 2014 Gov. Nixon Visits Hannibal to Discuss with Local Officials the Impact of Special Tax Breaks Passed by the Legislature
June 6, 2014 Statement from Gov. Nixon on 70th Anniversary of D-Day
June 5, 2014 Gov. Nixon Statement on Nomination of Kevin O'Malley as U.S. Ambassador to Ireland
June 5, 2014 Missouri Named a Top State for Attracting Investment Projects in 2013, Gov. Nixon Announces
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