Dennis Fowler http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Nixon Calls Special Elections For Vacant House Seats http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-calls-special-elections-vacant-house-seats <p>Gov. Jay Nixon has called special elections for three vacant seats in the Missouri House.&nbsp;</p><p>Nixon scheduled elections on Aug. 5 for the 67<sup>th</sup>, 120<sup>th</sup> and 151<sup>st</sup> House districts. The north St. Louis County-based 67<sup>th</sup> District became vacant after state Rep. Steve Webb, D-Florissant, <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-state-rep-steve-webb-resigns-after-accusations-stealing">resigned after he was charged with campaign finance-related violations.</a></p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 23:15:18 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 33409 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nixon Calls Special Elections For Vacant House Seats Nixon Stands Behind Nominee For Missouri Parole Board http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-stands-behind-nominee-missouri-parole-board <p><a href="http://gov.mo.gov/">Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon</a> is defending his choice to fill a vacancy on the <a href="http://doc.mo.gov/PP/">state Board of Probation and Parole</a>.</p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 22:49:12 +0000 Marshall Griffin 32904 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nixon Stands Behind Nominee For Missouri Parole Board