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Jay Nixon's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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: Health Care
Issue Position: Efficient Government
Aug. 10, 2014 Working Together to Make Progress on Mental Health
July 31, 2014 Gov. Nixon Discusses Mental health Initiative During Roundtable with Law Enforcement in St. Joseph
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 10, 2014 Gov. Nixon Signs Bill to Reauthorize Missouri Rx program
July 9, 2014 Gov. Nixon Signs Legislation to Protect Missouri's Children
July 3, 2014 Gov. Nixon Signs Bill Permitting First Responders To Administer Heroin Overdose Antidote
July 2, 2014 Gov. Nixon Signs Bill to Help Improve Breast Cancer Detection by Providing Women with Information About Dense Breast Tissue
June 23, 2014 Gov. Nixon Issues Statement on Study Showing Medicaid Inaction is Costing Missouri Jobs
May 6, 2014 House and Senate Budget Leaders Back Gov. Nixon's Plan to Rebuild Fulton State Mental Hospital
April 23, 2014 Gov. Nixon Issues Statement on Action by Senate Appropriations Committee Regarding His Budget Recommendation on Funding a New Fulton State Hospital
April 15, 2014 On Tax Day, Gov. Nixon Calls on the Legislature to Bring Missourians' Tax Dollars Home
April 14, 2014 Plans to Rebuild Fulton State Mental Hospital Move Forward with Selection of Lead Design Firm, Gov. Nixon Announces
April 11, 2014 At Parkland Health Center in Farmington, Gov. Nixon calls on General Assembly to Prevent Further Damage to the Economy by Bringing Missourians' Tax Dollars Home
April 9, 2014 At Bothwell Regional Medical Center, Gov. Nixon Calls on General Assembly to Prevent Further Damage to the Economy by Bringing Missourians' Tax Dollars Home
April 3, 2014 Gov. Nixon Signs Legislation Protecting Nursing Mothers, Encouraging Healthy Families
April 2, 2014 During Visit to Ozarks Medical Center, Gov. Nixon Calls on General Assembly to Prevent Further Damage to the Economy by Bringing Missourians' Tax Dollars Home
March 26, 2014 Gov. Nixon Issues Statement on Missouri Chamber Report
March 19, 2014 Gov. Nixon Signs Bill to Ensure Affordable Access to Oral Chemotherapy
Feb. 19, 2014 House Budget Committee Vote to Strip Funding for Fulton State Mental Hospital Puts Patients and Caregivers at Risk, Gov. Nixon Says
Feb. 18, 2014 Missouri a Leading State in Mental Health First Aid, Gov. Nixon Announces
Jan. 21, 2014 Gov. Nixon Delivers 2014 State of the State Address
Jan. 8, 2014 Gov. Nixon Discusses the Need to Prevent Missouri Rx from Expiring; Program Helps Seniors and Missourians with Disabilities Afford their Prescription Medication
Dec. 18, 2013 Gov. Nixon Announces Caring for Missourians: Mental Health to Prepare More Students for Careers in High-Demand Mental Health Care Fields
Dec. 9, 2013 Gov. Nixon Announces Proposal to Build a New Psychiatric Facility at Fulton State Hospital as Part of his Efforts to Strengthen Missouri's Mental Health Care System
Nov. 22, 2013 Dr. Joe Parks Named Director of MO HealthNet Division, Gov. Nixon Announces
Nov. 14, 2013 High-tech Bioscience Research Company Opens New St. Louis Headquarters, Gov. Nixon Announces
Oct. 11, 2013 Gov. Nixon Visits Trail of Tears State Park to Encourage Participation in the 100 Missouri Miles Challenge
Sept. 12, 2013 Following Vote to Sustain Veto of House Bill 253, Gov. Nixon Releases Funds For Education, Mental Health and Other Priorities in Fiscal Year 2014 Budget
Sept. 6, 2013 Gov. Nixon Discusses the Impact of House Bill 253 on Area Facilities that Serve Missourians with Behavioral and Developmental Disabilities
Aug. 29, 2013 Gov. Nixon Visits the Delta Gamma Center for Children in St. Louis to Discuss Impact of House Bill 253 on First Steps Program
Aug. 23, 2013 During Visit to Burrell Health Center in Springfield, Gov. Nixon Discusses Recent Report Showing that House Bill 253 Would Reduce Access to Autism Diagnosis and Therapy
Aug. 12, 2013 During Visit to SEMO Autism Center, Gov. Nixon Discusses New Report Showing that House Bill 253 Would Reduce Access to Autism Diagnosis and Therapy
July 30, 2013 Gov. Nixon Tours Fulton State Hospital, Discusses Impact of House Bill 253 on Critical Investments
July 9, 2013 During a Visit to St. Louis Children's Hospital, Gov. Nixon Signs Bills to Improve Health and Safety of Children
June 1, 2013 Gov. Nixon Visits Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Night at Busch Stadium to Sign HB 68 Designating November as Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month in Missouri
May 30, 2013 Legislation Would Impose a $200 Million Sales Tax Increase on Missourians Who Need Prescription Drugs
April 9, 2013 Gov. Nixon Issues Statement After Call with Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius
March 11, 2013 During visit to Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, Gov. Nixon discusses plan to protect taxpayers, create jobs by strengthening Medicaid
March 8, 2013 During visit to Missouri S&T Innovation Park in Rolla, Gov. Nixon discusses plan to protect taxpayers, create jobs by strengthening Medicaid
March 7, 2013 During visit to Cape Girardeau Chamber, Gov. Nixon discusses plan to protect taxpayers, create jobs by strengthening Medicaid
March 4, 2013 Gov. Nixon visits Burrell Behavioral Health in Springfield to discuss impact of strengthening Medicaid on mental health
March 4, 2013 Gov. Nixon visits Metropolitan St. Louis Psychiatric Center to discuss impact of strengthening Medicaid on mental health
Feb. 28, 2013 During visit to Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia, Gov. Nixon discusses plan to protect taxpayers, boost economy by strengthening Medicaid
Feb. 27, 2013 During visit to Citizens Memorial Hospital in Bolivar, Gov. Nixon discusses plan to protect taxpayers, boost economy by strengthening Medicaid
Feb. 6, 2013 Gov. Nixon outlines plans to improve access to mental health care and enhance public safety
July 12, 2012 Gov. Nixon Signs 12 Bills, Vetoes 10
June 21, 2012 Gov. Nixon Signs Legislation to Increase Access to Services and Support for More Children with Autism
April 25, 2012 Statement from Gov. Nixon on Senate's Restoration of Full Funding for Health Care Program for Needy, Blind Missourians
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