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The main health care plan in Missouri will cover same-sex couples married in other states

JEFFERSON CITY - The health care plan for Missouri government workers has expanded coverage to include same-sex couples married in other states.

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Grant will allow Missouri to further strengthen school emergency planning and safety, Gov. Nixon announces 

JEFFERSON CITY – Gov. Jay Nixon today announced Missouri will work to strengthen school safety by using a $500,000 U.S. Department of Education grant to help local schools and regional response agencies collaborate on designing individualized school emergency response plans.

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Missouri law enforcement officers undergo state-mandated training amid rising police-community tensions

JEFFERSON CITY - Police officers who fired rubber bullets and tear gas canisters two months earlier in Ferguson received training from a required state program.

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State revenue growth less than expected

JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri will have to make additional cuts on state spending if slower-than-expected revenue growth continues, according to State Budget Director Linda Luebbering.

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At national best practices conference in St. Louis, Gov. Nixon honors workforce development by businesses, community leaders in several Missouri counties

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon today helped recognize and congratulate business and community leaders from seven Missouri counties for those counties being designated as a Certified Work Ready Community by American College Testing (ACT). The recognition was given at a national symposium on best practices on workforce development, sponsored by ACT and being held this week in St. Louis.

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Gov. Nixon announces that Boeing will create 700 new jobs to in-source production for the 777X

• Historic announcement marks the first time Boeing has brought commercial production to St. Louis and positions facilities to compete for future commercial and defense work
 
ST. LOUIS—Gov. Jay Nixon joined legislative leaders and Boeing officials today to announce the creation of up to 700 jobs in St. Louis to build parts for the 777X, Boeing’s next generation commercial aircraft. Today’s announcement marks the first time Boeing has brought commercial aircraft production to St. Louis and strengthens the State of Missouri’s long-standing partnership with Boeing to position its St. Louis operations to compete for future commercial and defense opportunities.

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