Gov. Nixon extends state of emergency in Missouri for drought for 45 days, until Nov. 15
Gov. Jay Nixon announced at Southwest Electric Cooperative in Springfield on September 10, 2012 that he was extending for 45 days, until Nov. 15, the state of emergency for Missouri he declared in July because of the heat, fire risk and prolonged drought impacting the state. The Governor also extended the deadline to help Missouri livestock producers and farmers complete water projects approved under the drought relief program he established on July 23.
September 10, 2012