Gov. Jay Nixon has announced that the St. Louis area will get about $550,000 to improve or develop trails.
The awards that are from a federal grant channeled through the state's Department of Natural Resources Recreational Trails Program.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has an approval rating of 61 percent, POLITICO's Dave Catanese reports, but that number has a bit of nuance behind it.
Republican leaders in the Missouri House are calling on Governor Jay Nixon (D) to release more funding for school buses.
The challenge follows Thursday’s news that state revenue collections are up by more than six percent since July of last year.
Missouri's U.S. Senators have sent a joint letter to President Obama urging the president to grant Governor Jay Nixon's request to declare 64 Missouri counties federal disaster areas after this winter's heavy snowfall.
Despite a campaign ad attacking the practice, Governor Jay Nixon says he has no plans to scale back his air travel.
Earlier this week the Missouri Republican State Committee began airing radio spots criticizing the Democratic governor’s air travel, dubbing him “Air Jay.”
Governor Nixon also has come under fire from the legislature and the state’s auditor, for billing state agencies for his trips on state planes, about $400,000 over two years.
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