Jim Mathewson http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Mathewson makes it official, will step down Friday from Mo. Gaming Commission http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mathewson-makes-it-official-will-step-down-friday-mo-gaming-commission <p>The <a href="http://www.mgc.dps.mo.gov/index.html">Missouri&nbsp;Gaming Commission</a> is looking for a new chairman.</p><p><a href="http://www.mgc.dps.mo.gov/Commissioners.htm">Jim Mathewson</a>&nbsp;(D)&nbsp;announced&nbsp;today&nbsp;he&rsquo;s stepping down, one month after his three-year term officially expired.&nbsp; He was appointed chairman by <a href="http://gov.mo.gov/">Governor Jay Nixon </a>(D)&nbsp;in 2009, but chose not to serve a second term in order to spend more time with his family.&nbsp; During his tenure, Mathewson oversaw the bidding process for the state&rsquo;s 13th&nbsp;casino license, which eventually<a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/cape-girardeau-selected-final-mo-casino-license"> went to developers in Cape Girardeau</a>. Wed, 30 May 2012 22:04:25 +0000 Marshall Griffin 3816 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mathewson makes it official, will step down Friday from Mo. Gaming Commission Chairman of Mo. Gaming Commission Mathewson to step down http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/chairman-mo-gaming-commission-mathewson-step-down <p>The chairman of the Missouri Gaming Commission, Jim Mathewson, will announce he&#39;s stepping down tomorrow, according to commission spokeswoman LeAnn McCarthy.</p><p>Mathewson, of Sedalia, Mo., has been on the Gaming Commission since 2009 and was chairman for most of his tenure there. Previously, he served as a Missouri state representative and then state senator. He served as the Senate&#39;s President Pro Tem for eight years.</p> Tue, 29 May 2012 16:22:06 +0000 Rachel Lippmann & Kelsey Proud 3799 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Chairman of Mo. Gaming Commission Mathewson to step down