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Nixon outlines approach to working with legislature

Date: November 8, 2012
By: Nick Thompson
State Capitol Bureau

Intro: 
In the next legislative session, Jay Nixon's signature won't be needed to pass legislation.
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OutCue:  SOC

Wrap: Republicans have veto-proof majorities in the state House and Senate, and House Speaker Tim Jones says Gov. Jay Nixon will have to understand how to negotiate.

On Wednesday, Jones said Missouri would benefit from a governor that does not play his cards so close to his chest.

When asked about his work across the aisle at a press conference Thursday, this was Nixon's response seconds after the question. 

Actuality:  NIX1.WAV
Run Time:  00:12
Description: "Um, Oh I, I'll continue to work with members on both sides of the aisle."

Nixon said he will lay out a clear, cohesive, and comprehensive agenda for his second term.

Reporting from the state capitol, I'm Nick Thompson.

 

 

Intro: 
Governor Jay Nixon addressed how he will work with veto-proof majorities in both houses at a press conference Thursday.
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OutCue:  SOC

Wrap: Just days ago, Missourians were still viewing ads where House Speaker Tim Jones said Jay Nixon doesn't work with Republicans.

On Wednesday, Jones said Missouri would benefit from a Governor who does not play his cards so close to his chest.

But Nixon said he will lay out a clear plan for his second term.

Actuality:  NIX2.WAV
Run Time:  00:11
Description: "there will not be a problem with either the depth, breadth, the clarity, or the intensity of where we oughta go."

Nixon says he does not approach his position in a partisan fashion. He says it is about where Missourians are, and not where Democrats and Republicans are.

Reporting from the state capitol, I'm Nick Thompson.

 

 

 

 


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