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

Friday, April 4, 2014
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. [ Read more → ]
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Mo. court considers joint tax filings from married, same-sex couples

Thursday, April 3, 2014
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. [ Read more → ]
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Mo. court asked to block joint tax returns from married, same-sex couples

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
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. [ Read more → ]
Gov. Jay Nixon (D-Mo.)

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

Thursday, February 13, 2014
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. [ Read more → ]
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Mo. lawmaker seeks to impeach governor over tax filing policy for gay couples

Thursday, February 6, 2014
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. [ Read more → ]
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.

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

Wednesday, January 22, 2014
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. [ Read more → ]
Gov. Jay Nixon (D-Mo.)

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

Thursday, January 9, 2014
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. [ Read more → ]
Gov. Jay Nixon (D-Mo.)

Missouri governor Jay Nixon shifts left politically

Sunday, November 17, 2013
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. [ Read more → ]
Gov. Jay Nixon (D-Mo.)

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

Thursday, November 14, 2013
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. [ Read more → ]
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