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Kansas, Missouri governors differ in gay marriage responses

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Gov. Sam Brownback (R-Kan.)
Advocates on both sides of the issue and the border Wednesday noted the sharp contrast in the neighboring governors' responses in the form of executive orders the day before. ...

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Missouri governor orders state agencies to implement same-sex marriage ruling

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Gov. Jay Nixon (D-Mo.)
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Tuesday announced he has issued an executive order mandating all state government agencies comply with last month's U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 states. ...

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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
Missouri
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 ...

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

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Dent County Commissioner Gary Larson said the Supreme Court's decision is "just one step backward."
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 ...

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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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