state of emergency http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Nixon extends state of emergency for drought http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-extends-state-emergency-drought <p><em>Will be updated.</em></p><p>Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has extended the state of emergency related to the drought that has gripped the state for most of the summer.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 10 Sep 2012 17:06:05 +0000 Kelsey Proud 4550 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nixon extends state of emergency for drought Nixon declares state of emergency in response to drought, heat http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-declares-state-emergency-response-drought-heat <p>Gov. Jay Nixon has <a href="http://governor.mo.gov/orders/2012/12-07.htm">declared the entire state under a state of emergency</a>, attributed to the effects of record high temperatures and record low levels of precipitation.</p><p>The declaration removes any procedural hurdles that would normally stand in the way of state agencies assisting local jurisdictions with their emergency response efforts.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Mon, 23 Jul 2012 21:21:28 +0000 Kelsey Proud 4168 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nixon declares state of emergency in response to drought, heat