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Jay Nixon's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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
Jan. 21, 2014 Gov. Nixon Delivers 2014 State of the State Address
Dec. 13, 2013 USDA Disaster Designation for Drought Means Farmers in 27 Missouri Counties Will be Eligible for Low-Interest Loans and Other Assistance from the Federal Government
Oct. 24, 2013 Gov. Nixon Announces $685,694 in Funding to Assist De Soto with Wastewater System Improvements
Sept. 18, 2013 Gov. Nixon to Participate in Clinton Global Initiative Panel on Disaster Response During Domestic Trade Mission to New York
Aug. 27, 2013 Gov. Nixon Requests Major Disaster Declaration to Assist Missouri Communities Impacted by Flooding
Aug. 7, 2013 Gov. Nixon Deploys Missouri National Guard to Assist Local Authorities with Flood Response Efforts
July 9, 2013 Statement from Gov. Nixon on St. Louis Rams
May 22, 2013 Joplin Tornado Second Anniversary Ceremony
April 25, 2013 During Speech to Emergency Management Conference, Gov. Nixon Calls on General Assembly to Reverse Cuts to Public Safety and Emergency Response Funding
Feb. 21, 2013 Gov. Nixon declares state of emergency in Missouri in response to severe winter storm
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. 1, 2012 Small Businesses in Missouri Now Eligible for Federal Disaster Assistance from SBA Because of Prolonged Heat and Drought, Gov. Nixon Says
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
May 14, 2012 Gov. Nixon Announces $2.8 Million in Funding to Construct Safe Rooms at Joplin Schools, Move Forward with Other Construction Projects
May 9, 2012 Several Missouri Communities Hit by 2011 Floods to Receive Additional Help in Repairing, Replacing Damaged Infrastructure, Gov. Nixon Announces
April 12, 2012 Gov. Nixon Approves Improvement Plan for I-44 Interchange Near New Mercy Hospital in Joplin
Feb. 4, 2012 Gov. Nixon signs three Executive Orders to make government more efficient and effective
Dec. 16, 2011 Gov. Nixon Issues Statement on MHDC Vote to Invest $94 Million in Joplin Housing
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
Nov. 10, 2011 Residents, Businesses in Franklin, Lincoln, St. Charles, St. Louis and Warren Counties Eligible for Low-Interest Disaster Recovery Loans in Response to June Storm
Sept. 11, 2011 Gov. Nixon Issues Statement on 10th Anniversary of 9/11
Sept. 7, 2011 Gov. Nixon Visits Ozark Center for Autism, Applauds Leadership on State's Autism Insurance Law
Aug. 31, 2011 Gov. Nixon Calls on Federal Government to Identify Missouri Disaster Recovery Projects that Could be Affected by Funding Delay
Aug. 19, 2011 Flood Control Must be Highest Priority in Managing Missouri River, Gov. Nixon and Other Governors of States Hit by Flooding Tell Secretary of the Army After Historic Summit
Aug. 19, 2011 Letter to The Honorable John McHugh Secretary of the Army
Aug. 17, 2011 After Historic Summer Floods, Gov. Nixon Commits to Rebuilding Missouri River Levees
Aug. 15, 2011 Governor's Remarks at Joplin R-VIII School District Event
Aug. 4, 2011 Gov. Nixon Says State of Missouri Will Cover the Full Portion of State/Local Share of Expedited Debris Removal Costs, Which Will Increase to 25 Percent After Aug. 7
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
June 24, 2011 Gov. Nixon Announces $75 Million in New Resources for Joplin-Area Businesses to Assist Rebuild and Recovery from May 22 Tornado
June 7, 2011 Gov. Nixon Opens State Resource, Recovery & Rebuilding Center in Joplin
June 3, 2011 Gov. Nixon Requests Federal Government to Cover 100 Percent of Public Assistance Costs in Response to Natural Disasters in Missouri
June 2, 2011 Imminent Missouri River flooding Increases the Need for Awareness and Preparedness, Gov. Nixon Says
June 1, 2011 Gov. Nixon Announces Program to Create More than 400 Clean-Up, Humanitarian Jobs in Joplin
May 29, 2011 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript
May 29, 2011 Remarks by the President after Touring Tornado Damage in Joplin, Missouri
May 27, 2011 Federal Disaster Assistance Extended to More Missouri Counties Hit Hard by Severe Storms and Flooding
May 26, 2011 Gov. Nixon Signs Executive Order Directing National Guard to Coordinate and Supervise Debris Removal and Cleanup in Joplin
May 26, 2011 Gov. Nixon Signs Executive Order Putting Emergency Protections in Place for Insurance Policyholders in Joplin
May 26, 2011 Gov. Nixon Signs Executive Order Waiving Fees for Replacing Identification for Joplin Tornado Victims
April 28, 2011 Gov. Nixon, U.S. Cabinet Secretaries Duncan and Napolitano Participate in ShakeOut Earthquake Drill Events at St. Louis High School
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
April 25, 2011 Gov. Nixon Activates Missouri National Guard to Help With Flood Response, Threats to Levees
April 25, 2011 Gov. Nixon Issues Order to Expedite Cleanup From Tornadoes
April 25, 2011 Statement From Gov. Nixon Regarding Plans by Corps of Engineers to Intentionally Breach Birds Point Levee
Sept. 9, 2010 U.S. Flag, Missouri Flag to be Flown at Half-Staff Saturday in Honor of Those Who Died in Terrorists Attacks of Sept. 11
July 13, 2010 Gov. Nixon's Statement on Announcement of New National Guard Assets to be Stationed in Missouri
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