Jay Nixon on Health Care

Missouri Democratic Governor

$10M for more services in community mental health centers

In recent years we have seen the tragic consequences when people with serious mental illness don't get the help they need. Right now, many people with severe mental illness only get treatment when they reach a crisis point. That's too late. My budget includes $10 million to help those with mental illness get timely, effective treatment in their own communities. That money will be used to:We must do everything in our power to get folks the treatment they need, before it's too late.
Source: 2013 State of the State Address to Missouri Legislature , Jan 28, 2013

Every Missourian should have access to quality health care

Jay Nixon believes that every Missourian should have access to quality health care. Unfortunately, because of Governor Matt Bluntís massive health care cuts in 2005, nearly 700,000 Missourians, including 121,000 children, do not have health insurance. As Governor, Jay will make it a priority to fix our broken health care system so Missourians can live longer, healthier lives and so that our state can lead the nation in medical research.
Source: 2008 Gubernatorial campaign website, nixonforgovernor.com , Nov 4, 2008

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(term-limited 2016)
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(term-limited 2015)
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(term-limited 2016)
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(retiring 2016)
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(term-limited 2016)
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