By Kacen Bayless | April 27, 2016
The bill will not impact MU’s plans to cut $20 million from campus spending or impose a hiring freeze due to declining enrollment.
By Taylor Blatchford | March 10, 2016
Graham’s term will last until Jan. 1, 2018.
By Claire Mitzel | Feb. 11, 2016
Rep. Kip Kendrick: “The mentality of doing damage to the University of Missouri because my colleagues in Jefferson City are upset with the university makes absolutely no sense.”
Missouri legislature must move past partisan motives and approve new curator selections.
By Alycia Washington | Jan. 28, 2016
Four out of the six candidates running for governor are Republican with very similar platforms.
By Anna Sutterer | Jan. 25, 2016
The funding would boost treatments, community programs, trainings and research.
By Bryanna Leach | Jan. 20, 2016
Nixon used his last address to praise progress and unveil his suggested budget.
By Bryanna Leach | Nov. 8, 2015
Gov. Nixon and several legislators spoke out about Concerned Student 1950.
By Elane Edwards | Sept. 23, 2015
The commission was created in hopes of solving racial issues in Missouri.
By Tessa Weinberg | Sept. 23, 2015
The passing of the Campus Free Expression Act makes Missouri only the second state in the country to protect students First Amendment rights in this manner.
By Hailey Stolze | Sept. 22, 2015
For the fourth consecutive time, Gov. Jay Nixon proposed to freeze tuition fees and increase Missouri state funding.
By Elane Edwards | Sept. 2, 2015
Nixon was charged with a DWI the first time in May 2015.
By Olivia Weinberger | Aug. 12, 2015
Minimum wage increases at a local level could be possible throughout Missouri.
By Jennifer Prohov | May 3, 2015
Galloway said she’ll work toward protecting taxpayers’ money and holding government offices accountable.
By Quinn Malloy | April 22, 2015
Gov. Jay Nixon has put a hold on all four 50-50 fund match capital projects approved by the legislature last year after tax revenue fell short of estimates.
By Paige Lalain | March 4, 2015
Nixon intended the Office of Community Engagement to work with Missouri communities on critical issues.
By Taylor Blatchford | Jan. 28, 2015
Since 2002, 27 bills have tried and failed to place a voting student member on the Board of Curators.
By Taylor Blatchford | Jan. 3, 2015
The new appointees will replace two members who retired at the Dec. 12 meeting.
With three buildings in need of extensive repairs, state funding is imperative in putting the projects in motion.
By Annabel Ames | Oct. 22, 2014
MU still has three buildings that have ranked 0.5 or higher on the Facilities Conditions Needs Index.
By Jennifer Prohov | Oct. 8, 2014
The changes came after Gov. Jay Nixon ordered a report.
By Taylor Blatchford | Oct. 8, 2014
The office will focus on developing policies for low-income and minority communities.
By Ann Marion | Oct. 1, 2014
Missouri will use the grant to expand educational program and career training.
By Jennifer Prohov | Sept. 17, 2014
Nixon vetoed a record-breaking 33 bills, but the state General Assembly overrode 11
By Isabella Alves | Sept. 12, 2014 | Updated Sept. 13, 2014 at 11:07 p.m.
Higher education institutions will receive more than $43 million.
By Maggie Stanwood | June 4, 2014
Gov. Jay Nixon expressed concern for bills that could reduce Missouri funding.
By Joe Clougher | April 29, 2014
Senate approves education budget Missouri Senate this week gave the nod to a $700 million-plus increase in Missouri’s 2015 education budget. The proposed budget would give K-12 schools a minimum of $115 million in additional state aid on top of the existing $3.1 billion, and would add more ...
By Joe Clougher | April 23, 2014
The proposal will be phased in over five years.
By Joe Clougher | April 16, 2014
Ellis Library stores 0.5 percent of the society’s collection.
City, State and Nation : Nixon orders flags half staff after firefighter’s death
Posted to City, State and Nation by Claire Boston on Feb. 27, 2014 at 8:28 a.m.
On Tuesday, Gov. Jay Nixon ordered that U.S. and Missouri flags at state government buildings in Boone County be flown at half staff from sunrise to sunset Thursday to honor fallen Columbia firefighter Lt. Bruce Britt. Britt, of the Columbia Fire Department, died Saturday when responding to a walkway ...
By Joe Clougher | Jan. 29, 2014
Here is the rundown of the governor’s game plan for 2014.
By Joe Clougher | Jan. 22, 2014
The governor’s budget will earmark over half a billion additional funds for education alone.
By Joe Clougher | Nov. 19, 2013
Missouri to allow same-sex married couples to file joint tax returns Same-sex couples in Missouri will soon be able to file their federal taxes jointly, per an executive order by Gov. Jay Nixon. The order makes Missouri the only state to allow same-sex couples to file joint tax returns and ...
By Daniel Henderson | Oct. 8, 2013
Attorney General Koster sues telemarketer for violating Missouri No Call law Attorney General Chris Koster announced that he has filed a lawsuit against a Pennsylvania-based telemarketer, Leading Apex, and its owner, Brian Ofner, for violating Missouri No Call laws, according to a news release from the Attorney General’s office ...
By Daniel Henderson | Oct. 3, 2013
Missouri Attorney general warns of possible scams associated with Affordable Care Act Attorney General Chris Koster has teamed up with the Missouri Hospital Association to educate Missourians about the federal health insurance exchange plan that takes effect Oct 1. Koster and the association are warning against possible scams or fraud ...
By Daniel Henderson | Sept. 10, 2013
The bill was passed by the Missouri Legislature during the last session of congress but was vetoed by Gov. Jay Nixon.
Posted to On Campus by Katie Pohlman on Aug. 30, 2013 at 3:32 p.m.
UM System President Tim Wolfe announced in a news release Friday that MU will receive $13,610,000 in new state funding for MU’s strategic plan. $10.67 million of the funding will go toward the development of a new program in the College of Veterinary Medicine’s large ...
By Joe Clougher and Rachel Brooks | Aug. 28, 2013
MSA will host a Kill the Bill rally Sept. 5 in support of Nixon’s veto of HB253.
By Joe Clougher | Aug. 21, 2013
The governor’s decision on the controversial legislation could be overridden in September.
By Jack Witthaus | Aug. 17, 2013
Players say politician’s presence is a strong motivator.
By Hannah Tinnin | July 25, 2013
The president lauded the Missouri Innovation Campus at the University of Central Missouri.
By Jennifer Beatty | July 21, 2013
Gov. Jay Nixon signed the bill into law on July 12.
By Joe Clougher | July 19, 2013
The bill goes into effect Aug. 28.
By Joe Clougher | July 19, 2013
The legislation comes into effect Aug. 28.
By Daniela Sirtori Cortina | July 3, 2013
The act modifies the definition of consent.
By Katherine Knott | March 8, 2013
A judge issued a restraining order on the Revenue Department's practice Monday night.
By Claire Boston | March 8, 2013
The Missouri Hospital Association chose a popular GOP polling firm to appeal to House Republicans.
By Matthew Flores | Feb. 12, 2013
The funding is for the rest of fiscal year 2013.
By Claire Boston | Feb. 8, 2013
The UM Health System announced support for the governor's plan.
By Matthew Flores | Jan. 29, 2013
Gov. Nixon proposed a $25.7 billion budget in his State of the State address.
By Chris Jasper | Nov. 2, 2012
Gubernatorial challenger Dave Spence funded more than half his campaign out of pocket.
By Andrea Gonzales-Paul | Sept. 21, 2012
Topics discussed included tobacco taxes and Medicare.
By Griffin Matis | July 10, 2012
Efforts from MU’s student body and administration have prevented deeper cuts.
By Hunter Woodall | April 6, 2012
Lottery funds leveraged by Gov. Jay Nixon will help fund the scholarships.
By Molly Duffy | March 9, 2012
The campaign held meetings with several senators to discuss Gov. Jay Nixon’s proposed cuts to higher education.
By Molly Duffy | Feb. 14, 2012
MSA and ASUM’s campaign against Gov. Jay Nixon’s proposed budget cuts will deliver the letters to the governor’s office Tuesday.
Posted to Politics Watch by Sam Rourke on Feb. 8, 2012 at 4:48 p.m.
Public colleges and universities in Missouri received welcome news Wednesday when Governor Jay Nixon submitted an amendment to restore $40 million worth of funding to these institutions. The amendment came after Nixon’s original budget stirred up controversy over higher education funding. The original budget included an approximate 12.5 ...
By Sean Na | Sept. 30, 2011
Nixon said an increase in college graduates will benefit the Missouri economy.