Gov. Jay Nixon http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Political Rundown: Is Nixon The One? http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/political-rundown-nixon-one <p></p><p>Politics can be a 24/7 occupation, as anyone with a cell phone, computer or cable subscription knows. It's not hard to find political news, commentary or just plain rants. They are everywhere. Sometimes it takes a little more digging to find the context, perspective or background on major issues of the day.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 11:27:42 +0000 Susan Hegger 33912 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Political Rundown: Is Nixon The One? Nixon Ties Good Jobs To Good Schools http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-ties-good-jobs-good-schools <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Gov. Jay Nixon came to Fort </span>Zumwalt<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> North High School Wednesday on his “Good Schools, Good Jobs” tour, and based on the questions he was asked in a class he visited, many of the students there could end up with jobs in journalism.</span></p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 23:37:01 +0000 Dale Singer 33349 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nixon Ties Good Jobs To Good Schools Nixon Proposes To Restore State Spending Lost Since 2008 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-proposes-restore-state-spending-lost-2008 <p></p><p></p><p>Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is proposing a budget that would set state government spending at roughly what it was seven years ago, before the nation’s economy – and the state’s budgets -- took a nose dive.</p><p>And that’s a huge difference from the frugal budgets the state has seen for years.</p><p>The biggest beneficiary of the increased spending, should the General Assembly agree, will be public education.</p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 01:42:22 +0000 Jo Mannies 33167 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nixon Proposes To Restore State Spending Lost Since 2008 Nixon Expected To Call For Education Funding, Medicaid Expansion http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-expected-call-education-funding-medicaid-expansion <p>Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon will deliver his annual State of the State address Tuesday night, during which he'll unveil his proposed budget for fiscal year 2015.</p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 04:16:12 +0000 Marshall Griffin 33102 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nixon Expected To Call For Education Funding, Medicaid Expansion