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Mo. House panel mulls impeaching governor over gay couples’ tax returns

| Thursday, April 24, 2014
Gov. Jay Nixon (D-Mo.)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- An effort to impeach Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon over his decision to allow same-sex couples to file joint tax returns received its first public hearing Wednesday in a House committee.

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Mo. judge refuses to issue order halting joint tax returns from same-sex couples

| Friday, April 4, 2014
Judge Jon Beetem
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A Missouri judge on Friday denied a request for a temporary restraining order in a lawsuit challenging Gov. Jay Nixon's directive allowing legally married same-sex couples to file joint state tax returns.

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Mo. court considers joint tax filings from married, same-sex couples

| Thursday, April 3, 2014
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Officials don't know whether any same-sex couples have filed joint Missouri tax returns since Gov. Jay Nixon directed the Revenue Department last fall to permit it for those legally married in another state, a state attorney said Thursday in court.

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Mo. court asked to block joint tax returns from married, same-sex couples

| Wednesday, March 26, 2014
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Opponents of same-sex marriage have asked a Missouri court to block Gov. Jay Nixon's order that the state accept jointly filed tax returns from same-sex couples legally married in other states.

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Missouri governor supports repealing state’s same-sex marriage ban

| Thursday, February 13, 2014
Gov. Jay Nixon (D-Mo.)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Gov. Jay Nixon said Thursday that he supports ending Missouri's same-sex marriage ban and thinks voters should have a chance to repeal an amendment to the state constitution that defines marriage as between a man and a woman.

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Mo. lawmaker seeks to impeach governor over tax filing policy for gay couples

| Thursday, February 6, 2014
Nick Marshall
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A Missouri House Republican wants to impeach Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon over the acceptance of joint tax returns from legally married same-sex couples.

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Mo. governor Jay Nixon calls for workplace protections for gay workers

| Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Jeff Roberson, APMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon delivers the annual State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, in Jefferson City, Mo.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon called on the state's Republican-led Legislature to pass legislation to prohibit workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation.

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Joint Mo. tax returns from married, same-sex couples spurs lawsuit

| Thursday, January 9, 2014
Gov. Jay Nixon (D-Mo.)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. --- A lawsuit is challenging Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon's order that the state accept jointly filed tax returns from same-sex couples legally married in other states.

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Missouri governor Jay Nixon shifts left politically

| Sunday, November 17, 2013
Gov. Jay Nixon (D-Mo.)
Missourians, meet your new governor: Jay Nixon, a Democrat. Though he has long worn the Democratic label, Nixon could have easily passed himself off as a moderate Republican during his first four years as governor.

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Mo. to accept joint state tax returns from married, same-sex couples

| Thursday, November 14, 2013
Gov. Jay Nixon (D-Mo.)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Thursday he is directing officials to accept tax returns jointly filed by same-sex couples who were legally married in other states.

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