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Jay Nixon's Public Statements on Issue: Crime

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
July 8, 2014 Gov. Nixon Signs 14 bills, Including Fix to Comprehensive Criminal Code Overhaul
July 2, 2014 Gov. Nixon Signs 13 Bills, Vetoes Four
June 17, 2014 Gov. Nixon Denies Clemency Petition of John Winfield
May 15, 2014 Statement from Gov. Nixon on House Bill 1307
March 25, 2014 Gov. Nixon Denies Clemency Petition of Jeffrey Ferguson
Jan. 28, 2014 Gov. Nixon Denies Clemency Petition of Herbert Smulls
Aug. 30, 2013 In Farmington Today, Gov. Nixon Discusses the Importance of Sustaining His Veto of a Bill that Would Weaken Laws on Sexual Offenders
Aug. 21, 2013 Gov. Nixon discusses the importance of sustaining his veto of a bill that would weaken laws on sexual offenders
July 12, 2013 Gov. Nixon Signs Omnibus Natural Resources Bill, Public Safety Bills Among Final Legislation to be Addressed
July 9, 2013 During a Visit to St. Louis Children's Hospital, Gov. Nixon Signs Bills to Improve Health and Safety of Children
April 17, 2013 Statewide Law Enforcement Groups Join Gov. Nixon's Call to Strengthen Medicaid, Enhance Public Safety
Feb. 11, 2013 Gov. Nixon outlines proposal to strengthen law enforcement by supporting Missouri's multi-jurisdictional drug task forces
Feb. 6, 2013 Gov. Nixon outlines plans to improve access to mental health care and enhance public safety
Jan. 28, 2013 Gov. Nixon delivers 2013 State of the State Address
Jan. 4, 2013 Gov. Nixon calls on General Assembly to keep communities safe by protecting safety plans and security measures
Dec. 24, 2012 Gov. Nixon tells school superintendents he opposes proposals to arm teachers and take away authority of local schools districts to keep guns out of the classroom
Dec. 20, 2012 Gov. Nixon encourages Missourians to observe a moment of silence on Friday morning to remember those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary and other victims of gun violence
July 11, 2012 Gov. Nixon Signs Legislation to Help Prosecute Criminals who Financially Exploit Vulnerable Missourians
May 5, 2012 Law Enforcement Memorial Day
Aug. 24, 2011 Gov. Nixon, State Officials Announce Study to Reduce Costs, Protect Public Safety Through Criminal Justice System
Aug. 18, 2011 Task Force Targeting Rural Crime has Recovered More than $2.8 Million in Stolen Property Since 2009, Gov. Nixon Says
July 14, 2011 Gov. Nixon Signs Into Law Senate Bills 54 and 250; and House Bills 137 and 641
May 29, 2011 Gov. Nixon's Remarks at the Joplin Community Memorial Service
March 9, 2011 Statement from Gov. Nixon on passing of Deputy U.S. Marshal John Perry
Nov. 30, 2010 Gov. Nixon Calls for Expansion of State Efforts in Fight Against Methamphetamine, Including Requiring Prescriptions for Key Meth Ingredient
Sept. 28, 2010 Gov. Nixon Details How New Pharmacy Database Will Help Missouri Law Enforcement Fight Methamphetamine
July 6, 2010 Gov. Nixon Signs Bill Making Missouri the Fifth State to Criminalize Sale or Possession of K2
June 30, 2010 Gov. Nixon Signs Bill Unifying Highway and Water Patrols, Strengthening Law Enforcement Efforts on State's Roads and Waterways
June 3, 2010 Gov. Nixon Signs Bill to Take Repeat Drunk Drivers Off the Roads and Strengthen DWI Enforcement
May 13, 2010 Gov. Nixon Issues Statement on Final Passage of DWI Bill
April 7, 2010 Gov. Nixon Issues Statement on Perfection of DWI-Reform Bill by House of Representatives
March 8, 2010 Gov. Nixon Announces New High-Tech Tool to Fight Methamphetamine by Tracking Pseudoephedrine Sales
Feb. 25, 2010 Gov. Nixon Signs HB 1540 Into Law; Says It Will Help Ensure Effective Enforcement And Prosecution Of Infractions
Feb. 22, 2010 Statement from Gov. Nixon on Resignation of Vincent Bommarito from St. Louis Board of Police Commissioners
Feb. 19, 2010 Gov. Nixon Hosts New Madrid Summit to Discuss Earthquake Preparedness, Coordinate Emergency Response
Nov. 4, 2009 Gov. Nixon Convenes Summit To Close Gaps In Missouri's DWI Laws, Take Repeat Drunk Drivers Off The Road
Aug. 21, 2009 Gov. Nixon Announces Innovative Pilot Program To Combat Theft Of License Plate Tabs From Missouri Drivers
July 27, 2009 Gov. Nixon Announces $1.5 Million In Grant Funding To Help Local Authorities Fight Internet Crime
June 19, 2009 Gov. Nixon Signs Bill Creating New Fund to Benefit Families of Emergency Personnel Killed in the Line of Duty
June 12, 2009 Gov. Nixon Directs State Funds to be Withheld From Agencies Not Complying With Law on Traffic Stop Data
June 12, 2009 Gov. Nixon Signs Bill Extending Unemployment Benefits for Missourians Through Recovery Act Funds
April 14, 2008 Jay Nixon Announces Plan to Make More Missouri Prisoners Cover the Cost of Their Own Incarceration
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Making Rural Missouri More Competitive
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