Jay Nixon

Missouri taps S&P settlement for tech partnership


Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is channeling proceeds from a Justice Department settlement with Standard & Poor's to bolster a public-private state partnership for technology entrepreneurship.

Missouri ePermitting program gains recognition


The Environmental Council of the States announced that the Department of Natural Resources' new ePermitting program is one of three State Program Innovation Award winners for 2013.

Missouri governor signs executive orders to streamline, improve government services


JEFFERSON CITY - Executive orders signed by Gov. Jay Nixon in February have been before the General Assembly for more than sixty days and will now go into effect on August 28. The three executive orders are part of the Governor's ongoing initiative to increase efficiency and effectiveness. The Governor's Chief of Staff John Watson and Director of Policy Jeff Harris are continuing to lead a review of government organization and efficiency.