Rick Perry http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Governor Nixon Fights Against Perry Radio Ad http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/governor-nixon-fights-against-perry-radio-ad <p>Governor Jay Nixon is taking action against a <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2vePOZ6ChOQ">radio ad</a> in which Texas Governor Rick Perry encourages Missouri businesses to leave for his state.</p><p>Nixon’s campaign committee is running an ad that defends Missouri as a better place to do business than Texas on St. Louis radio station KTRS. The station previously refused to run Perry's ad.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 13:14:12 +0000 The Associated Press 29458 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Governor Nixon Fights Against Perry Radio Ad Kander Slams TX Gov. Perry For Trying To 'Steal' Jobs From Missouri http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/kander-slams-tx-gov-perry-trying-steal-jobs-missouri <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Missouri's Democratic Secretary of State is criticizing the Republican Governor of Texas for an ad campaign encouraging Missouri-based companies to relocate to the Lone Star State.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2vePOZ6ChOQ">In one ad</a>, <a href="http://governor.state.tx.us/about/">Governor Rick Perry</a> criticizes Missouri Democratic <a href="http://gov.mo.gov/">Governor Jay Nixon</a>'s veto of House Bill 253, that would've cut income tax rates for individuals and businesses.</span></p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 20:41:29 +0000 Marshall Griffin 29313 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Kander Slams TX Gov. Perry For Trying To 'Steal' Jobs From Missouri Morning Headlines: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-tuesday-september-25-2012 <p><strong>State agencies work together to restore trees</strong></p><p>The Missouri Department of Transportation plans to buy 250,000 seedlings from a Conservation Department nursery to replace thousands of trees knocked down during highway projects. Conservation officials will then distribute the trees to youth groups and schools for planting.</p><p>This is the sixth year of Missouri's Trees for Tomorrow program. Officials say more than 2.5 million trees of roughly 60 varieties have been provided since the program started in 2007.</p> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 13:39:39 +0000 Tina Eaton & The Associated Press 4690 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning Headlines: Tuesday, September 25, 2012