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Jay Nixon's Public Statements

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
Feb. 28, 2011 Statement from Gov. Nixon on Passing of Frank Buckles of Missouri, Last Surviving American World War I Veteran
Feb. 26, 2011 Gov. Nixon Leads Panel Discussion on Education at National Governors Association Meeting in Washington
Feb. 7, 2011 Gov. Nixon Denies Clemency Petition of Martin Link
Feb. 4, 2011 Gov. Nixon Appoints Associate Circuit Judge Thea Sherry as New Circuit Judge in St. Louis County
Feb. 2, 2011 Gov. Nixon Requests Federal Emergency Declaration for State and Local Response to Blizzard and Severe Winter Storm that Affected Most of Missouri
Jan. 28, 2011 Gov. Nixon Extends Executive Orders to Help Missourians Continue Cleanup from Dec. 30-31 Storms and Tornadoes
Jan. 28, 2011 Gov. Nixon's Statement on Tuition Proposal for the University of Missouri System
Jan. 28, 2011 Gov. Nixon, Local Families Discuss Benefits of Partnership for Hope for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
Jan. 27, 2011 Gov. Nixon Applauds Fair Grove High School for Achieving A+ Designation, Calls for Expanded Opportunity for Scholarships
Jan. 25, 2011 Applauds Decision by Community College Presidents to Hold Tuition Increases to $5 or Less Per Credit Hour in 2011-2012
Jan. 21, 2011 Gov. Nixon Proposes Expanded Opportunity for State A+ Scholarships
Jan. 19, 2011 State of the State Address
Jan. 19, 2011 Statement From Gov. Nixon on China's Airline Selection to Serve as Transport of Chinese Goods to St. Louis
Jan. 18, 2011 Ford to Build Next-Generation Vehicle, Invest at Least $400 Million in Claycomo Plant, Gov. Nixon, Company Reps Announce
Jan. 13, 2011 Gov. Nixon Announces Increased Scholarships for 2010-2011 Under Access Missouri Program
Jan. 6, 2011 Applauds Russellville High School for Achieving A+ Designation, Calls for Expansion of Successful Scholarship Program
Dec. 22, 2010 Gov. Nixon, Senator Mayer and Representative Silvey announce FY 2012 Consensus Revenue Estimate
Dec. 21, 2010 Statement from Gov. Nixon on 2010 U.S. Census Results
Dec. 14, 2010 Gov. Nixon Calls on General Assembly to Reauthorize Missouri Rx to Help Seniors Afford Prescription Drugs
Dec. 9, 2010 Gov. Nixon Releases Statement Concerning Future of Ford Claycomo Plant
Dec. 7, 2010 Gov. Nixon Announces Initiative to Boost Nursing Graduates for Three Years
Dec. 6, 2010 Flags at State and Local Government Buildings to be Flown at Half-Staff on Dec. 7 for Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
Dec. 2, 2010 Gov. Nixon Named to Board of National Public Health Foundation Focused on Smoking Prevention
Dec. 1, 2010 Statewide Economic-Development Plan Reaches Key Milestone: Initial Job-Creation Recommendations Submitted Today to Gov. Nixon
Dec. 1, 2010 Gov. Nixon to Finalize Agreement to Sell $600 Million in Missouri Goods to Taiwan During Trade Mission
Nov. 30, 2010 Gov. Nixon's Statement on Release of Report of Bi-partisan Tax Credit Review Commission
Nov. 30, 2010 Gov. Nixon Calls for Expansion of State Efforts in Fight Against Methamphetamine, Including Requiring Prescriptions for Key Meth Ingredient
Nov. 19, 2010 Gov. Nixon Announces Agreement with Energy Consortium to Seek Permit for a Second Nuclear Power Plant at Callaway
Nov. 17, 2010 Gov. Nixon's Request for Disaster Declaration for Missouri Counties Damaged by Drought Conditions Granted by U.S. Department of Agriculture
Nov. 16, 2010 Gov. Nixon Urges Federal Diligence on Upper Mississippi River Comprehensive Plan, Cites Concerns About 'Plan H'
Nov. 16, 2010 Gov. Nixon, Local Families Discuss Benefits of Partnership for Hope for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
Nov. 10, 2010 Gov. Nixon Encourages Missourians to Remember, Thank Military Veterans for Their Sacrifice; Asks Employers to Join "Show-Me Heroes" to Interview, Hire Missouri Veterans
Nov. 4, 2010 Gov. Nixon, Local Families Discuss Benefits of Partnership for Hope for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
Oct. 29, 2010 Partnership with USDA, Leaders in Animal Health Science Will Develop a Plan to Address National Shortage of Large-Animal Veterinarians and Technicians, Gov. Nixon Says
Oct. 28, 2010 Share the Harvest Capacity Will Jump to 10,000 Deer This Year, Gov. Nixon Announces
Oct. 26, 2010 Gov. Nixon Updates University Leaders on Progress of Higher Education Agenda; Commits State Funding to Study Course Redesign to Help Student Performance
Oct. 22, 2010 Gov. Nixon Calls for Expansion of Missouri Exports During Remarks to Business Leaders in Kansas City
Oct. 21, 2010 Gov. Nixon Visits Moberly Area Community College to See Progress of Training for Tomorrow Programs
Oct. 21, 2010 Remarks at State Parks Youth Corps Dinner
Oct. 15, 2010 Statement From Gov. Nixon on Conservation Commission Vote to Reintroduce Elk in Three Southern Missouri Counties
Oct. 14, 2010 Statement From Gov. Nixon on Passing of Allan Purdy, Advocate for Affordable Higher Education and One of the Creators of MOHELA, Missouri's Student Loan Authority
Oct. 1, 2010 Gov. Nixon Visits Ste. Genevieve School District to Detail Construction Projects Financed by No-Interest Bonds
Sept. 28, 2010 Gov. Nixon Details How New Pharmacy Database Will Help Missouri Law Enforcement Fight Methamphetamine
Sept. 22, 2010 Gov. Nixon Addresses Regional Economic-Planning Meeting in Jefferson City
Sept. 21, 2010 Gov. Nixon Addresses Regional Economic-Planning Meeting in Kirksville
Sept. 17, 2010 Gov. Nixon Visits Maplewood Richmond Heights and Webster Groves School Districts to Detail Construction Projects Financed by No-Interest Bonds
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
Aug. 27, 2010 Gov. Nixon Announces New Law Protecting Seniors Who Cancel Insurance Policies
Aug. 27, 2010 Gov. Nixon Discusses Law to Take Effect that Will Enhance Protections for Victims of Child Abuse and Neglect
Aug. 17, 2010 Gov. Nixon's Remarks at Higher Education Summit
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