Jason Hall http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Hall resigns as Mo. Dept. of Economic Development as confirmation deadline expires http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/hall-resigns-mo-dept-economic-development-confirmation-deadline-expires <p><em>Updated 1:49 p.m. with additional information from the Associated Press on other failed appointments.</em></p><p>Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced this morning that Jason Hall, Nixon&#39;s nominee to be the new director of the Missouri Department of Economic Development, has resigned.</p> Thu, 02 Feb 2012 17:25:40 +0000 Kelsey Proud & The Associated Press 2994 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Hall resigns as Mo. Dept. of Economic Development as confirmation deadline expires Mo. senators scuttle nominee for economic director http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-senators-scuttle-nominee-economic-director <p>Senate Republicans have scuttled Gov. Jay Nixon&#39;s nominee to direct the Missouri Department of Economic Development.</p><p>The Senate Gubernatorial Appointments Committee refused to vote Wednesday on confirming Jason Hall to head the department. Senate President Pro Tem Rob Mayer says he has no intention of bringing Hall up for a committee vote before the deadline to confirm him expires.</p> Wed, 01 Feb 2012 18:16:15 +0000 The Associated Press 2985 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. senators scuttle nominee for economic director Head of state technology agency named Mo. economic development director http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/head-state-technology-agency-named-mo-economic-development-director <p>Missouri&nbsp; Gov. Jay Nixon has picked the head of the state-funded Missouri Technology Corp. to be the state&#39;s third economic development director in less than four year.</p> Fri, 30 Dec 2011 18:30:11 +0000 The Associated Press 2769 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Head of state technology agency named Mo. economic development director