Nixon's 2014 Legislative Agenda
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Nixon's 2014 Legislative Agenda

Date: January 28, 2013
By: Josie Butler
State Capitol Bureau
Links: The governor's 2014 budget proposals and text of the governor's speech

JEFFERSON CITY - During his State of the State Address, Gov. Jay Nixon presented one of the broadest agendas in recent years by a governor. His package, presented in a nearly hour-long speech to a joint session of the legislature Monday night, Jan. 28,  included issues supported by Republicans as well as a few issues strongly opposed by GOP lawmakers.

Nixon's proposals include:

Nixon's State of the State address did not offer proposals for two major issues facing the state - a highway system that the State Transportation Department has warned it does not have sufficient funds to maintain and the failure of the school districts in the state's two largest cities from maintaining full accreditation.



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