Rep. Kevin Elmer Legislators May Have Numbers To Counter Nixon's Vetoes By Jason Rosenbaum • Jul 21, 2014 (Updated at 1 p.m. Monday with additional comments from House Speaker Tim Jones.) Gov. Jay Nixon proved that he can outdo himself, at least when it comes to vetoing legislation. Rep. Burlison on Subpoenas: This is not a Witch Hunt, We Just Want the Facts By Scott Harvey • Jun 28, 2013 A group of Republican lawmakers from southwest Missouri collectively expressed frustration Friday over Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon’s effort to block subpoenas issued by a House committee. KSMU’s Scott Harvey reports.