Jay Nixon Quotes|
Despite mounting claims that the shooting of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer was justified, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon poured gas on the fire, suggesting the police officer should be vigorously prosecuted.
“Second, a vigorous prosecution must now be pursued.”
Jay Nixon, August 19, 2014
After having his veto of Missouri SB 509 tax cut bill overridden, Governor Jay Nixon claimed letting people keep more of their money was a threat to the state.
“And while its authors may have delayed its impact, Senate Bill 509 remains a very real threat to the principles of fiscal discipline that have helped us maintain our spotless AAA rating for decades.”
Jay Nixon, May 6, 2014
In defending his veto of the Missouri SB 509 tax cut bill, Governor Jay Nixon claimed letting people keep more of their money was a threat to the children. His veto was subsequently overridden by the legislature.
“Senate Bill 509 is an unfair, unaffordable and dangerous scheme that would defund our schools, weaken our economy, and destabilize the strong foundation of fiscal discipline that we’ve worked so long and hard to build.”
Jay Nixon, May 1, 2014