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Jay Nixon's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

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 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 8, 2014 Special Interest Tax Breaks Jeopardize Outdoor Economy, Gov. Nixon says
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
May 19, 2014 Gov. Nixon Advances Plans for Five Tornado Safe Room Projects at Schools Across State
May 11, 2014 Gov. Nixon Declares State of Emergency in Response to Severe Storms
March 3, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Keystone XL Pipeline
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Management Plan for the Ozark National Scenic Riverways
Feb. 6, 2014 During Visit to Lee's Summit MoDOT Facility, Gov. Nixon Thanks Crews and Discusses New Measures to Help Missourians Afford Rising Propane Price
Feb. 3, 2014 During Visit to Springfield MoDOT Facility, Gov. Nixon Announces New Measures to Help Missourians Afford Skyrocketing Propane Prices
Jan. 21, 2014 Gov. Nixon Delivers 2014 State of the State Address
Nov. 15, 2013 During Roundtable with Local Officials, Gov. Nixon Discusses Project to Help Meet Long-range Water Needs of Residents, Businesses in 10 Northern Missouri Counties
Oct. 24, 2013 Gov. Nixon Announces $685,694 in Funding to Assist De Soto with Wastewater System Improvements
Sept. 17, 2013 Missouri Receives National Recognition for New Online Permitting System
July 12, 2013 Gov. Nixon Signs Omnibus Natural Resources Bill, Public Safety Bills Among Final Legislation to be Addressed
May 17, 2013 Gov. Nixon Requests Financial Assistance from SBA to Residents and Businesses Impacted by Severe Storms and Flooding in April
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
Aug. 27, 2012 Gov. Jay Nixon Announces Review of All Applications for the Emergency Cost Share Program for Farmers Impacted by Severe Drought is Complete
Aug. 13, 2012 Gov. Nixon Meets with Farm Family Approved for Assistance Under Emergency Water Program
July 31, 2012 Gov. Nixon Reports that Emergency Cost-Share Program for Livestock Producers, Farmers has Approved 818 Applications, Totaling More than $3.8 Million
July 17, 2012 USDA Grants Request by Gov. Nixon to Declare All Missouri Counties as Disaster Areas because of Heat, Drought
July 10, 2012 Gov. Nixon Requests Agriculture Disaster Designation for 114 Counties in Missouri Following USDA Drought Damage Assessment
July 2, 2012 Gov. Nixon Directs Missouri Department of Agriculture to Request Opening of Reserve Lands for Grazing because of Ongoing Dry Condition
May 9, 2012 Several Missouri Communities Hit by 2011 Floods to Receive Additional Help in Repairing, Replacing Damaged Infrastructure, Gov. Nixon Announces
Feb. 29, 2012 CNN "CNN Newsroom" - Transcript
Dec. 2, 2011 Gov. Nixon Calls on Corps to Restore Holt County Levee to Pre-Flood Condition; Says Requiring Levee District to Pay for Damage Caused by Corps Action Is
Aug. 31, 2011 Gov. Nixon Calls on Federal Government to Identify Missouri Disaster Recovery Projects that Could be Affected by Funding Delay
Aug. 29, 2011 Gov. Nixon Underscores Importance of Preparing Missouri Students for Changing Economy Through Workforce Training
Aug. 19, 2011 Gov. Nixon Requests Disaster Declaration from USDA to Help Farmers in 23 Counties Impacted by Heavy Rain, Flooding
Aug. 3, 2011 Gov. Nixon Releases Statement on Denial of Expedited Debris Removal Extension
Aug. 1, 2011 State Will Pay full 10 Percent of State/Local Share of Joplin Expedited Debris Removal Costs, Gov. Nixon Says
July 26, 2011 Gov. Nixon Requests Extension of Federal Expedited Debris Removal Program in Joplin
July 19, 2011 Gov. Nixon Announces More than $122 Million in Targeted Resources for Construction and Rehabilitation of New Housing for Families in Joplin Region
June 8, 2011 Gov. Nixon Deploys National Guard to Coordinate and Supervise Flood Preparations, Response on Missouri River
May 29, 2011 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript
April 30, 2011 Statement from Gov. Nixon Regarding Developments on Flooding Situation in Southeast Missouri
April 27, 2011 Gov. Nixon Praises Cooperative Efforts of County Sheriffs and Missouri National Guard to Implement Evacuation from Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway
April 25, 2011 Gov. Nixon Hosts Conference Call With Officials From Cities in St. Louis Metro Area Affected By Tornadoes; Thanks Them For Their Leadership, Says State Stands Ready to Help
Jan. 28, 2011 Gov. Nixon Extends Executive Orders to Help Missourians Continue Cleanup from Dec. 30-31 Storms and Tornadoes
Nov. 16, 2010 Gov. Nixon Urges Federal Diligence on Upper Mississippi River Comprehensive Plan, Cites Concerns About 'Plan H'
Oct. 21, 2010 Remarks at State Parks Youth Corps Dinner
May 24, 2010 Missouri National Guard to Help Louisiana with Response Efforts to Gulf Oil Spill
May 19, 2010 Gov. Nixon Announces Missouri is Top State in Putting Federal Wastewater Improvement Funds to Work
April 15, 2010 Tomorrow is Deadline for Missourians Age 17 to 24 to Apply for Summer Jobs with State Parks Youth Corps
March 19, 2010 Gov. Nixon Corps of Engineers Right in Canceling March Artificial Spring Rise on Missouri River
Feb. 26, 2010 Gov. Nixon Launches Parks Youth Corps Summer Jobs Program; Encourages Young Missourians To Apply Online
Nov. 9, 2009 Gov. Nixon Kicks Off $266 Million Initiative To Speed Creation Of Construction Jobs On Infrastructure Projects
Oct. 21, 2009 Gov. Nixon Encourages U.S. Secretary Of Interior To Reject Diversion Of Missouri River Water To Red River Valley
Oct. 1, 2009 Gov. Nixon Working To Boost Number Of State Parks Visitors, Reverse Trend That Saw Attendance Fall 18.6 Percent From 1999 To 2008
Sept. 23, 2009 Gov. Nixon Initiates Massive, Unprecedented Water Quality Enforcement Effort At Lake Of The Ozarks
Sept. 3, 2009 Gov. Nixon, Mayor Slay Announce Environmental Clean-Up Project During Visit To Former Carondelet Coke Corporation
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