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Stories with person: Jay Nixon
  • Missouri's Koster says Obama acted too quickly on bathrooms 
    Updated: May-17-16 6:01 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri's top Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Attorney General Chris Koster, said Tuesday the Obama administration moved "too quickly and too unilaterally" in issuing guidance on transgender students' access to public school bathrooms.

  • Missouri lawmakers pass ethics laws but fail on gift ban 
    Updated: May-14-16 2:32 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - GOP Speaker Todd Richardson, who assumed leadership of the Missouri House a year ago when his predecessor resigned amid scandal, said the 2016 Legislative session brought progress toward change in a state that's been called the wild west of ethics, but he's disappointed a bill to limit lobbyist gifts didn't win approval.

  • The Latest: Nixon isn't saying whether he'll veto gun bill 
    Updated: May-13-16 9:45 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The Latest on the final day of the Missouri legislative session (all times local):

  • Missouri lawmakers pass expanded gun rights on final day 
    Updated: May-13-16 9:21 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri lawmakers passed a sweeping expansion of gun rights Friday, allowing people to carry concealed guns without needing permits while also expanding their right to stand and fight against perceived threats.

  • Missouri man put to death for killing deputy, 2 others story has photos
    Updated: May-11-16 11:14 pm

    BONNE TERRE, Missouri - A man who killed two people in a drug dispute and a sheriff's deputy in a subsequent shootout was put to death Wednesday in what could be Missouri's last execution for some time.

  • Recent Missouri Editorials 
    Updated: May-10-16 5:58 pm

    The Kansas City Star, May 10

  • Missouri limits body camera videos 2 years after Ferguson 
    Updated: May-10-16 3:03 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Legislation limiting public access to police body camera videos won final approval Tuesday in Missouri, nearly two years after a fatal police shooting in Ferguson spurred massive protests over the way police interact with residents.