Dairy Cliff

Gov. Jay Nixon
5:41 pm
Fri December 28, 2012

Nixon Unveils More Of His Legislative Agenda, Hopes Congress Will Avoid 'Dairy Cliff'

Mo. Gov. Jay Nixon at the 2011 State of the State address. Tonight, Nixon delivered this year's edition of his annual remarks.
(UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Governor Jay Nixon (D) has unveiled more of his agenda for the upcoming legislative session.


In addition to expanding Medicaid, Nixon says he wants to consolidate the regulatory commissions within the Department of Natural Resources.


“I think we have too many commissions (at DNR)," Nixon said.  "I think narrowing those, while continuing to protect air and water, will get more efficiency in that area so that resources can be focused appropriately.”

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