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Entries Tagged as 'Jay Nixon'

Jay Nixon State Park Closes; Blogger Calls Park “Missouri’s Most Inaccessible”

February 16th, 2017 · No Comments

A fitting tribute to probably one of Missouri” worst governors. Former Governor Nixon hasn’t had the best luck when it comes to state parks. Semissourian.com: Within the last few days, the Department of Natural Resources website has been updated with this terse notice about Jay Nixon State Park: “Park Closed. No Access. “The news release […]

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Sen. Schmitt on Nixon’s Ferguson Explanation: “It Raised More Questions Than answers,”

February 13th, 2015 · No Comments

Governor Nixon’s explanation didn’t do much to dispel the rumors that the White House “suggested” to the governor that he stand down in his use of the Guard to keep order. KMOX: Schmitt says the committee is not satisfied with Gov. Jay Nixon’s explanation that he feared a Kent State-type scenario. “Those folks are trained […]

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Tags: Jay Nixon · STL County Executive Charlie Dooley · Uncategorized

Quote of the Day: “Columnist Says “Absurd” Protestors Not Allowed to Disrupt Senate

January 7th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Civil disobedience (within reason) is ok, disrupting the People’s House and business to perpetrate a lie, not ok. Absurd, but par for Kinder. MT @betseybruce @betseybruce: Lt Gov Peter Kinder orders entire gallery cleared after protesters disrupt Senate — Yael T. Abouhalkah (@YaelTAbouhalkah) January 7, 2015 AP: Gov. Jay Nixon says he doesn’t support measure […]

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FLASHBACK: Nixon’s War on Women Started Early in 1st Term

July 30th, 2014 · 1 Comment

As Governor Nixon takes heat from women within his own party on his latest board appointment, we want to remind our readers that Governor Nixon’s “war on women” started very, very early in his first term and apparently it’s continuing. September 14th, 2009 Well, we predicted this morning a severe backlash from Hispanic leaders once […]

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Nixon Tries to Save Coal Industry While Obama & McCaskill Try to Destroy It

July 8th, 2014 · No Comments

We have to applaud Governor Nixon. While the President and Senator McCaskill attempt to destroy the coal industry and the thousands of jobs it creates for Missourians, he is actually fighting alongside former house majority leader Dick Gephardt against government over regulation of the industry. KBIA: Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation directing Missouri regulators […]

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Tags: Jay Nixon · Senator McCaskill

Nixon Finalist for ‘Golden Padlock’ Award for Secrecy

June 30th, 2014 · No Comments

Investigative Reporters & Editors: After Missouri announced last year it was making the state’s execution drug supplier a legally protected secret, officials began redacting all identifying information in response to freedom of information requests. When journalists eventually learned the name of the hidden supplier, they reported the company was not licensed in the state, had […]

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