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Missouri Governor Jay Nixon stopped by the recently closed Missouri River bridge on Highway 291 just outside of Kansas City in Sugar Creek, Missouri today. He used it as a setting to call on the legislature to pass a fuel tax hike for transportation.

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Missouri lawmakers sent Governor Jay Nixon the first bill of the 2015 session that deals with the fallout from last year’s unrest in Ferguson. 

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The Senate voted unanimously on Thursday in favor of a bill that requires the state to notify businesses of changes in sales tax policies. It would exempt businesses from paying certain taxes if the Department of Revenue doesn't give notice of changes.

The legislation aims to inform businesses if the courts or Revenue Department alter policies that could impact services and products subject to sales taxes.

Governor Nixon Kicks off 100 Missouri Miles

Mar 20, 2014
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Gov. Jay Nixon kicked off the second year of his 100 Missouri Miles Challenge at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park Wednesday.

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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation allowing for an additional $219 million in state spending during the current fiscal year.

Jay Nixon (D) has been sworn in for his second and final four-year term as Missouri Governor.

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Lawmakers return to Jefferson City Wednesday for their annual veto session.  House and Senate leaders will attempt to override Governor Nixon’s veto of a bill that levies sales taxes on out-of-state vehicle purchases.

Newscast for September 10, 2012

Sep 10, 2012

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Governor Nixon extends farmers declaration
  • MU students partner with food pantry
  • Chronic wasting disease impacting deer in northern counties
  • Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan's ballot summery planning appeal

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Among the more than 110 bills passed by Missouri lawmakers this year is one designed to help law enforcement officers track a missing person through the potential victim’s cell phone signal.