August 21, 2013 5:25 PM

Nixon stands by veto of bill that would remove names of sex offenders from state registry

The Missouri governor traveled to Kansas City and St. Louis to support his stance, and Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker joined him. House Speaker Tim Jones, a Eureka Republican, has said the sex offender bill “is ripe for an override.” Lawmakers will return to the Capitol next month to consider overrides of Nixon vetoes.

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