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Nixon Signs Legislation to Patch Budget Hole
Nixon Signs Legislation to Patch Budget Hole
Nixon Signs Legislation to Patch Budget Hole
Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation patching a budget hole and renewing a Medicaid program for disabled workers. The budget fix took effect immediately upon Nixon' signature of the bill Monday. It will allow about $55 million to flow to early childhood programs and some health care initiatives that lacked a funding source under the budget that took effect July 1.
Nixon Signs Legislation to Stop Controversial Policy
Nixon Signs Legislation to Stop Controversial Policy
Nixon Signs Legislation to Stop Controversial Policy
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation putting an end to a controversial policy in which driver's license offices were making electronic copies of applicants' personal documents. Nixon announced yesterday that he had signed the legislation, and the policy change took effect immediately.
Faith Groups Urge Illinois Lawmakers to Reject Gay Marriage
Faith Groups Urge Illinois Lawmakers to Reject Gay Marriage
Faith Groups Urge Illinois Lawmakers to Reject Gay Marriage
Leaders of more than 1,700 churches, congregations and faith groups are urging Illinois lawmakers to reject same-sex marriage. They've signed a letter calling it "dangerous" to religious freedom. The letter is being sent to every legislator as the state Senate prepares to consider a gay marriage bill...