March 12, 2013

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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.

Read more: http://www.businessweek.com/ap/2013-03-11/mo-dot-gov-dot-nixon-traveling-to-south-korea-taiwan