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Jay Nixon's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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
April 23, 2014 Global Manufacturer 3M Invests $18.7 Million to Expand in Nevada and Create 22 New Jobs, Gov. Nixon Announces
April 11, 2014 Gov. Nixon Discusses "Good Schools, Good Jobs" During Visit to Timberland High School in Wentzville
April 9, 2014 Gov. Nixon issues Statement on the Failure of Right to Work to Garner the Votes Necessary for Final Passage
March 26, 2014 Gov. Nixon Issues Statement on Missouri Chamber Report
Jan. 29, 2014 Gov. Nixon Discusses "Good Schools, Good Jobs" During Visit to Fort Zumwalt North in O'Fallon
Jan. 28, 2014 Missouri Employers to Save $186 Million as the State Retires UI Trust Fund Obligation Early, Gov. Nixon Announces
Jan. 21, 2014 Gov. Nixon Delivers 2014 State of the State Address
Nov. 8, 2013 Gov. Nixon Encourages Missourians to Recognize Those Who Served in Nation's Military This Veterans Day
Nov. 7, 2013 Standing With Our Veterans, As They Stood For Us
Oct. 9, 2013 State Training Resources Help Hannibal Manufacturer Strengthen Its Workforce, Gov. Nixon Announces
Sept. 19, 2013 Presidential Visit Will Highlight Missouri's Resurgent Auto Industry; Gov. Nixon to Join President at Ford Plant in Kansas
July 10, 2013 Gov. Nixon Signs Legislation to Shore Up the Second Injury Fund, Vetoes Bill that Would have Increased Gas Bills
May 14, 2013 Comments from Gov. Nixon on April Jobs Report Showing Missouri Gained 12,000 Jobs, Unemployment Rate Dropping to 6.6 Percent
May 1, 2013 During Stop at Rock Bridge State Park, Gov. Nixon Encourages Young Missourians Looking for Employment to Apply with State Parks Youth Corps
April 22, 2013 Gov. Nixon Visits Pattonville High School, One of Missouri's Innovation High Schools Preparing Students in the St. Louis Area for Careers in High-Demand Fields
April 8, 2013 Executive Orders Signed by Gov. Nixon to Make Government More Efficient and Effective Will Take Effect August 28
April 8, 2013 Gov Nixon Helps Dedicate New Rail Transfer Facility in Washington, MO; Project is Helping Two Major Local Employers Expand, Create More Than 300 Jobs
April 4, 2013 State Parks Youth Corps Returns to Help Young People With Summer Employment, Gov. Nixon Announces
March 8, 2013 Gov. Nixon announces Jasper County as nation's first Certified Work Ready Community
Oct. 16, 2012 Gov. Nixon issues statement on September jobs report
July 3, 2012 Gov. Nixon Signs Legislation to Strengthen, Expand Show-Me Heroes Program to Further Increase Employment Opportunities for Missouri Veterans
Feb. 28, 2012 Governor Nixon Issues Statement on January 2012 State Jobs Report
Feb. 16, 2012 Gov. Nixon, President Ambrose Launch New Innovation Campus to Create a Pathway for Students to Careers in High-Demand Fields
July 7, 2011 Gov. Nixon Announces Expansion of Missouri Disaster Recovery Jobs Program; Initiative Will Add an Additional 130 Clean-up, Humanitarian Jobs in Joplin
April 29, 2011 Gov. Nixon Vetoes Senate Bill 188; Says it Would Undermine the Missouri Human Rights Act,
April 29, 2011 Gov. Nixon Vetoes Senate Bill 188
April 25, 2011 Governor Nixon's Initial Statement on Senate Bill 188, Relating to the Missouri Human Rights Act and Employment Discrimination
Dec. 1, 2010 Statewide Economic-Development Plan Reaches Key Milestone: Initial Job-Creation Recommendations Submitted Today to Gov. Nixon
May 11, 2010 Gov. Nixon Calls on General Assembly to Pass Missouri Manufacturing Jobs Act During Visit to Ford Plant in Claycomo
Dec. 15, 2009 Gov. Nixon Launches $12 Million Initiative To Train Missourians For High-Tech, High-Demand Careers
June 4, 2009 Gov. Nixon Signs Bipartisan Jobs Bill During Stops in St. Louis, Kansas City and Columbia
May 7, 2009 Gov. Nixon Tours Cutting-Edge, Growing Battery Producer, Reiterates Call For Passage Of Emergency Jobs Bill
May 1, 2009 Gov. Nixon Launches Next-Generation Jobs Team During Visit to Heartland Regional Medical Center
April 17, 2009 Vice President Biden, Gov. Nixon Launch Next-Generation Jobs Team During Visit with St. Louis-area Students
April 13, 2009 Gov. Nixon's Statement on State JobsReport for March 2009
Feb. 27, 2009 Gov. Nixon's Statement on Unemployment Figures
Feb. 26, 2009 Gov. Nixon Calls for Creation of High-tech, High-paying Jobs During Visit to Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
Feb. 25, 2009 Gov. Nixon, Kansas City Southern Announce 129 Jobs to be Created Through Quality Jobs, Other Incentive Programs
Feb. 17, 2009 Gov. Nixon Announces Transform Missouri Initiative to Create Jobs, Invest in Show-Me State's Economic Future
Feb. 11, 2009 Gov. Nixon's Statement on Senate Committee Moving Forward on Quality Jobs Expansion Bill
Feb. 4, 2009 Gov. Nixon's Statement on House Vote on Important Job-Creating Legislation
Feb. 2, 2009 Fox News "Your World" - Transcript
Jan. 28, 2009 Gov. Nixon Highlights Economic Priorities During Visits
Jan. 16, 2009 Gov. Nixon Provides Details on Show Me JOBS, a Bipartisan Plan to Get Missourians Back to Work
Jan. 12, 2009 Gov. Nixon Meets with Young Entrepreneurs on First Day in Office; Seeks Their Input on What Missouri Can Do to Foster Spirit of Innovation
Jan. 12, 2009 Inaugural Address of Jeremiah W. (Jay) Nixon
Oct. 22, 2008 Attorney General Nixon Discusses Economy, Next-Generation Jobs with Boeing Aerospace Workers
Oct. 1, 2008 Jay Nixon Outlines Plans to Attract Next-Generation Auto Jobs to Missouri
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Creating Jobs and Turning Our Economy Around
Issue Position: Jobs and Economy
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