These are challenging times, but because of Governor Nixon’s strong leadership, we’re turning the corner and making steady progress – creating new jobs and balancing the budget, while holding the line on taxes.
Because of Gov. Nixon’s strong leadership during these tough times, Missouri is one of the first states experiencing economic recovery.
Gov. Nixon has been able to balance the state budget without raising taxes, maintaining Missouri’s Triple A bond rating from all the rating agencies.
Nixon froze tuition at all colleges and universities for two years in a row and has secured additional funding for the A+ Schools Program.
Nixon has made access to autism treatment a priority for Missouri, leading a successful fight to require insurance companies to cover the diagnosis and treatment of autism.
For Gov. Nixon, public education is a value – and he believes that all Missouri children deserve a quality education that prepares them for college, the workforce or a career in the military.
Gov. Nixon's efforts to ensure rural communities have the tools they need to thrive and create jobs that are paying off.
Gov. Nixon has stood up for Missouri farmers and ranchers by opposing burdensome regulations, expanding international markets for Missouri-made products, and holding the line on taxes.
Gov. Nixon believes that we are forever indebted to our veterans and active duty military personnel – and as Governor, he’s made it a priority to support their needs both abroad and here at home.
Gov. Jay Nixon understands that making Missouri a leader in energy production and innovation means more jobs today and a stronger economy in the future.
As an avid outdoorsman and conservationist, Gov. Nixon is committed to strengthening Missouri’s role as a national leader in preserving, protecting and managing wildlife and natural resources.