CHICAGO — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has formally called for a special session of the General Assembly beginning on Sept. 6 and set an agenda that calls for passage of measures to promote job creation and tax-credit reforms.

Savings from the tax-credit reforms would help pay for the job creation package. Nixon is pressing for passage of various programs aimed at enticing job creation. They include the Missouri Science and Innovation Reinvestment Act to encourage the growth of science and innovation businesses.

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