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Jay Nixon's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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 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 7, 2014 Gov. Nixon Announces $1.3 Million for Emergency and Domestic Violence Shelters to Make Up for Cuts in Federal Funding
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. 6, 2014 During Visit to Burrell Health Center in Columbia, Gov. Nixon Discusses How Medicaid Reform Will Expand Access to Mental Health Services and Reduce Costs to State Budget
Feb. 4, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Assistance to Ease Propane Shortage
Feb. 3, 2014 During Visit to Springfield MoDOT Facility, Gov. Nixon Announces New Measures to Help Missourians Afford Skyrocketing Propane Prices
Dec. 31, 2013 Gov. Nixon Says Missouri Should Resolve in 2014 to Strengthen and Reform Medicaid, the Missouri Way
Nov. 19, 2013 Letter to State Senator Gary Romine and State Representative Jay Barnes- Medicaid
Nov. 5, 2013 Letter to Members of House and Senate Interim Committee on Medicaid Transformation - Health Care Reform
Oct. 24, 2013 Gov. Nixon Announces Withdrawal of Proposed Rule to Modify the State's Waiver Under SNAP
July 8, 2013 Gov. Nixon Signs Bill to Increase Penalties for Public Assistance Fraud, Prohibit Use of TANF Funds at Liquor Stores and Casinos
July 2, 2013 Gov. Nixon Takes Action on Several Bills
April 17, 2013 Statewide Law Enforcement Groups Join Gov. Nixon's Call to Strengthen Medicaid, Enhance Public Safety
April 16, 2013 Gov. Nixon Addresses Business Groups, Faith Leaders, Law Enforcement, Health Care Advocates and Working Missourians at Missouri State Capitol on the Need to Strengthen Medicaid
April 10, 2013 During Visit to Springfield Chamber of Commerce, Gov. Nixon Discusses New Report on Impact of Strengthening Medicaid on Businesses
April 4, 2013 Gov. Nixon Joins Business Leaders in Blue Springs to Discuss Economic Benefits of Strengthening Medicaid, Costs of Inaction
March 28, 2013 Gov. Nixon Joins Business Leaders in Perryville to Discuss Economic Benefits of Strengthening Medicaid, Costs of Inaction
March 15, 2013 Gov. Nixon issues mid-session statement on strengthening Medicaid
March 13, 2013 Gov. Nixon issues statement on new MHA report showing employers will face health care tax hike if Medicaid not strengthened
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
Feb. 20, 2013 During visit to St. Charles County Economic Development Center, Gov. Nixon discusses plan to protect taxpayers, boost economy by strengthening Medicaid
Feb. 14, 2013 Gov. Nixon discusses how Medicaid expansion will improve mental health, strengthen communities
Feb. 13, 2013 Gov. Nixon details positive fiscal and economic impact of expanding Medicaid during visit to Cox Medical Center in Branson
Feb. 7, 2013 During visit to MU College of Business, Gov. Nixon details positive fiscal and economic impact of expanding Medicaid
Jan. 31, 2013 Gov. Nixon details plans to provide health care coverage for additional estimated 300,000 Missourians during visit to Kirksville Regional Economic Development Inc.
Jan. 28, 2013 Gov. Nixon delivers 2013 State of the State Address
Jan. 17, 2013 Gov. Nixon details plans to provide health care coverage for additional estimated 300,000 Missourians during visit to Three Rivers College
Dec. 14, 2012 Gov. Nixon Details Plans to Provide Health Care Coverage for Additional Estimated 300,000 Missourians During Visit to Wright Memorial Hospital in Grundy County
Nov. 29, 2012 Gov. Nixon Announces Plans to Provide Health Care Coverage for Additional Estimated 300,000 Missourians
March 23, 2012 Governor Nixon Issues Statement on Report that Kansas City Metro Area Had Greatest Decline Nationwide in Unemployment Rate
April 13, 2011 Gov. Nixon Signs Legislation Providing Additional 20 Weeks of Extended Unemployment Assistance to Missourians
Jan. 28, 2011 Gov. Nixon, Local Families Discuss Benefits of Partnership for Hope for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
Nov. 16, 2010 Gov. Nixon, Local Families Discuss Benefits of Partnership for Hope for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
Nov. 4, 2010 Gov. Nixon, Local Families Discuss Benefits of Partnership for Hope for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
Aug. 6, 2010 Gov. Nixon Kicks off Work Ready Missouri to Provide Workplace Training to Unemployed Missourians
March 4, 2010 Governor Nixon Signs Bill Extending Unemployment Benefits and Helping Businesses Save Jobs
June 17, 2009 Missourians Receive First Extended Unemployment Benefits Made Possible Under Bill Signed Friday by Gov. Nixon
Feb. 27, 2009 Gov. Nixon's Statement on Unemployment Figures
Feb. 26, 2009 Missouri Receives First Recovery Payment of $223 Million Today
Feb. 19, 2009 Nixon Continues Prompt Action to Maximize Missouri's Economic Recovery Share
Aug. 6, 2008 St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Nixon Says Votes Show People Want Change
June 11, 2008 Jay Nixon Tours Small Businesses in Hannibal
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