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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: Efficient Government
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Jobs and Economy
Issue Position: Education - Making College More Affordable for Middle-Class Families
Issue Position: Environment
Aug. 19, 2014 A Message From Gov. Jay Nixon About the Situation in Ferguson
Aug. 18, 2014 Following Coordinated Attacks on Civilians and Law Enforcement, Governor Nixon Signs Executive Order Directing Missouri National Guard Resources to Ferguson
Aug. 18, 2014 Statement From Gov. Nixon Regarding the Ongoing Situation in Ferguson and Role of National Guard
Aug. 17, 2014 MSNBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript: Ferguson, Missouri Situation
Aug. 17, 2014 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript: Ferguson, Missouri Situation
Aug. 16, 2014 Gov. Nixon declares state of emergency, puts curfew in place to protect public safety and security in Ferguson
Aug. 15, 2014 CNN "The Lead with Jake Tapper" - Transcript: Ferguson, Missouri Situation
Aug. 15, 2014 Statement From Gov. Nixon on Announcement Today by Ferguson Police Department
Aug. 14, 2014 Statement From Gov. Nixon on Events in Ferguson
Aug. 14, 2014 Gov. Nixon Announces Missouri State Highway Patrol Will Take the Lead on Security Responsibilities in Ferguson
Aug. 12, 2014 Gov. Nixon Announces Funding for Early Childhood Education Project in Christian County
Aug. 12, 2014 Gov. Nixon Announces Funding for Early Childhood Education Project in El Dorado Springs
Aug. 12, 2014 Remarks by Gov. Nixon to Community Meeting of Civic and Faith Leaders in North St. Louis County
Aug. 11, 2014 Gov. Nixon Asks US Department of Justice for an Independent Investigation of Fatal Shooting in Ferguson
Aug. 11, 2014 The Washington Post - Missouri Pols Call for Transparent Investigation of Michael Brown Shooting
Aug. 10, 2014 Working Together to Make Progress on Mental Health
Aug. 5, 2014 Gov. Nixon Denies Clemency Petition of Michael Worthington
Aug. 4, 2014 Gov. Nixon Visits Greene County Public Safety Center for Roundtable Discussion About the Impact of Special Tax Breaks on Public Safety and Other Local Services
Aug. 1, 2014 Missouri Schools Would Lose $93 Million in Funding if Special Tax Breaks Passed by the Legislature Become Law, Gov. Nixon Says
July 31, 2014 Gov. Nixon Discusses Mental health Initiative During Roundtable with Law Enforcement in St. Joseph
July 29, 2014 Text of Remarks by Gov. Nixon to Missouri School Administrators
July 28, 2014 Research Jobs Continue Growth in Missouri; Gov. Nixon Helps Celebrate Opening of Express Scripts Lab
July 25, 2014 Gov. Nixon Appoints Longtime Educator, Former Legislator Maynard Wallace to State Board of Education
July 24, 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
July 24, 2014 Gov. Nixon Helps International Aviation Support Company Open Facility at KCI; Project Creating 500 New Jobs
July 23, 2014 Gov. Nixon Orders Comprehensive Review to Ensure Missouri Lottery Keeps Its Promise to Public Schools
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 Gov. Nixon Denies Clemency Petition of John Middleton
July 16, 2014 Missouri Moves Up to #8 in "Top 10 Pro-Business States" Rankings Compiled by Leading Brokerage Firm
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 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 Announces Final Bill Actions
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 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 Signs Bill to Reauthorize Missouri Rx program
July 10, 2014 Gov. Nixon Vetoes Bills on Payday Loans, Short-Term Installment Lenders
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 Signs 14 bills, Including Fix to Comprehensive Criminal Code Overhaul
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