Doug Nelson

DOR/Conceal Carry Controversy
6:21 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

Mo. House Committee Grills Nixon Officials Over Scanning Documents & Release Of Conceal-Carry List

Mo. Office of Admin. Commissioner Doug Nelson testifies before the Mo. House committee on Privacy Protection on July 23, 2013.
Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio

A Missouri House committee looking into the Department of Revenue's now-defunct policy of scanning documents of driver's license applicants is finally hearing from top officials from Governor Jay Nixon's office.

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MSHP airplane
11:48 pm
Mon February 4, 2013

Doug Nelson Confirmed As Mo. Commissioner Of Administration, Despite Airplane Concerns

Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio

Missouri senators have confirmed Gov. Jay Nixon's appointee to a key administrative post, despite concerns about his role in approving the purchase of a new $5.6 million airplane.


The Senate on Monday signed off on the appointment of Doug Nelson as Commissioner of Administration.


Nelson had been scheduled for confirmation last week. But that was delayed after lawmakers learned Nelson — as Acting Administration Commissioner — had approved the purchase of the plane by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

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