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Capitol Perspectives: How governors win over the legislature

Posted By Janna On December 10, 2012 @ 11:24 am In Opinion | No Comments

As Missouri’s governor enters the holiday season before his second term, Jay Nixon might want to take a look at how past governors have won legislative support for major policy initiatives like his proposal for a major expansion of Medicaid.

So far, Missouri’s governor has suffered some major defeats for his top legislative policy initiatives.

Nixon’s first major policy proposal was to let electric utilities charge customers for some of

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