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State and Regional News

Kander, Wallingford announce bipartisan legislation to cut business fees to overall lowest in nation

Secretary of State Jason Kander today announced that he is proposing legislation to cut fees paid by Missouri businesses to the overall lowest in the country. The bill was filed today on Secretary Kander’s behalf by Sen. Wayne Wallingford (R-Cape Girardeau).

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Gov. Nixon helps break ground on Boeing composite center; expansion will create up to 700 jobs producing parts for the 777X

ST. LOUIS, Mo.—Gov. Jay Nixon today joined members of Missouri’s Congressional delegation, state and local officials, and Boeing executives to break ground on the company’s new composite center to house parts work for the 777X, Boeing’s next-generation commercial aircraft.

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Governor Nixon takes Missouri lawmakers and reporters on a tour of hidden unfinished area of the state Capitol

JEFFERSON CITY - Gov. Jay Nixon took a handful of Missouri lawmakers and reporters on a tour of the muddy, stalactite infested basement of the state Capitol to show what repairs need to be made to the nearing century old building.

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Gov. Nixon and legislators discuss making needed repairs to Missouri State Capitol building

• Governor commits to working with General Assembly to include repairs to Missouri State Capitol in a fiscally responsible bond issuance
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon today joined members of the Missouri General Assembly to discuss the need to make critical repairs and renovations to the Missouri State Capitol.  Cathy Brown of the Division of Facilities Management in the Office of Administration led the Governor and legislators on a tour of areas of the basement of the Capitol where leaking stonework has led to significant damage to the sub-structure of the building.

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East Central College to administer adult education classes in Crawford, Phelps counties

Adult education classes that have been offered by the South Central Missouri Literacy Council will be administered by East Central College beginning January 2015.

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