Mo. Gov. Nixon traveling to South Korea, Taiwan
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is heading to South Korea and Taiwan to sign several trade agreements.
The governor plans to depart Friday for a weeklong trip. He is to be accompanied by first lady Georganne Nixon, the directors of the departments of agriculture and economic development and four state lawmakers — Republican Sen. Jay Wasson of Nixa; Senate Democratic leader Jolie Justus of Kansas City; Republican Rep. Lincoln Hough of Springfield; and Democratic Rep. Gail McCann Beatty of Kansas City.
The delegation also includes representatives of several businesses, agricultural groups and universities.