Governor http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Large Gap In Nixon, Spence Remaining Campaign Budget http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/large-gap-nixon-spence-remaining-campaign-budget <p>Gov. Jay Nixon entered the final month before the November elections with three times as much campaign cash as his Republican challenger.</p><p>Finance figures released Monday show the Democratic governor had $4.9 million in his campaign account at the start of October, compared with $1.5 million for St. Louis businessman Dave Spence.</p> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 13:05:19 +0000 The Associated Press 5427 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Large Gap In Nixon, Spence Remaining Campaign Budget Mo. Gov. reports raising $1.7M for re-election http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-gov-nixon-reports-raising-17m-re-election <p><strong>Updated 5:08 p.m. April 15, 2011 with information about Kinder:</strong></p><p>Missouri Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon has reported raising about twice as much campaign money as Republican Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder in the past six months.</p><p>Nixon&#39;s campaign committee said Friday it raised $1.7 million during that period and had $2 million in the bank at the end of March. Kinder&#39;s campaign reported raising $771,000 and said it had $902,000 on hand.</p><p>Nixon reported spending $625,000 during the past six months, and Kinder&#39;s campaign said it spent $240,000.</p> Fri, 15 Apr 2011 19:28:35 +0000 Kelsey Proud 964 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Gov. reports raising $1.7M for re-election Trial of ex-governor Blagojevich to start as scheduled http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/trial-ex-governor-blagojevich-start-scheduled <p>The federal judge for Rod Blagojevich&#39;s second corruption trial almost immediately refused a request from the former governor&#39;s lawyers this morning to delay by several weeks the opening of the proceedings</p> Thu, 14 Apr 2011 20:21:19 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 952 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Trial of ex-governor Blagojevich to start as scheduled Quinn sworn in as Ill. governor http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/quinn-sworn-ill-governor <p>Democrat Pat Quinn has been sworn in to a full term as governor of Illinois, two years after he got the job when his predecessor, the <a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kwmu/news.newsmain/article/1/0/1693407/St..Louis.Public.Radio.News/Blagojevich.retrial.likely.to.start.in.January">much-discussed Rod Blagojevich</a>, was kicked out of office.</p><p>Quinn was sworn in Monday in Springfield amid an <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-coleman-text-messages-mo-tatoos-il-budget">immense budget crisis</a>.</p> Mon, 10 Jan 2011 18:18:31 +0000 Kelsey Proud & The Associated Press 283 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Quinn sworn in as Ill. governor