Review of Missouri Lottery operations identifies areas for improvement, Gov. Nixon says
• Gov. Nixon makes four appointments to State Lottery Commission
JEFFERSON CITY – Gov. Jay Nixon said today that a review of the Missouri Lottery’s operations has identified several areas for improvement and announced the appointment of four new members to the State Lottery Commission. In July, citing a decrease in the percent of lottery revenues going to education while lottery ticket sales continued to grow, the Governor ordered the Office of Administration to conduct a review of the Missouri Lottery’s operations.
A House investigation looks at training methods of water and highway patrols
JEFFERSON CITY - A new review committee will investigate the 2011 merger of the state's Water Patrol Division and State Highway Patrol.
PILOT KNOB, Mo. – With 1,300 soldiers, 20 cannons and an explosion planned that will echo through the Arcadia Valley, the re-enactment of the Battle of Pilot Knob promises to re-create the drama of 150 years ago.
Following successful effort to defeat special interest tax breaks, Gov. Nixon visits St. Louis Public Schools to discuss funding for public education
• Governor applauds St. Louis City Schools for making solid progress on annual performance report
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Following the successful effort to defeat a package of special interest tax breaks, Gov. Jay Nixon today visited Bryan Hill Elementary in St. Louis to meet with students and discuss the importance of investing in public education.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Humanitarian Award to honor a southwest Missouri resident for service that contributes to the betterment of his or her community.
Missouri Supreme Court strikes down state's cap on punitive damages
JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri's statutory cap on some punitive damages was struck down Tuesday when the state Supreme Court declared it unconstitutional, saying it violates the right to a trial by jury.