House Public Safety chair agrees with gov. Nixon's executive order
MDN Menu
MDN.ORG Mo. Digital News Missouri Digital News MDN.ORG: Mo. Digital News MDN.ORG: Missouri Digital News

House Public Safety chair agrees with gov. Nixon's executive order

Date: November 17, 2014
By: Nicole Shaddy
State Capitol Bureau

Intro: 
The House public safety chair agrees with Governor Nixon's decision to declare a state of emergency leading up to the grand jury's decision in Ferguson.
RunTime:  0:35
OutCue:  SOC

Wrap: House public safety committee chair and paramedic Dave Hinson said that Governor Nixon's approach of declaring a state of emergency and activating the National Guard is the right one when it comes to Ferguson.

Actuality:  HINS4.WAV
Run Time:  00:15
Description: "If it is negative things that are coming down, uh, it's possibly politically motivated. As a public safety person I, you know, I think his decision that he made, uh, is a good one."

Hinson said a proactive approach is necessary in a situation like this.

Reporting from the state Capitol, I'm Nicole Shaddy.


Missouri Digital News is produced by Missouri Digital News, Inc. -- a non profit organization of current and former journalists.