2.26 Missouri Update

Gov. Nixon’s father dies at age 90

Jeremiah “Jerry” Nixon, the father of current Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, was reported Friday morning as having passed away in his home in St. Louis.

Jeremiah had a long history of public service. He died at the age of 90.

Read KOMU’s coverage here.

Gov. Nixon vetoes Senate resolution

HCR 46, which opposes higher wages for at-home health care workers, was vetoed by Gov. Jay Nixon Friday morning.

The veto represents just another policy disagreement between the Democratic governor and the majority Republican General Assembly.

Read KOMU’s coverage here.

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Author: Zachary Reger

A graduate of the University of Missouri with degrees in journalism, philosophy and film studies, Zach's primary interests lie in political reporting, media production and social philosophy.

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