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  |Name = Brian Nieves
  political position  = Missouri State Senate, District 26 |
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  |Position = Missouri State Senate, District 26
  assumed office      = 2010 |
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  |Status = Incumbent
  term ends          = 2012 |
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|Tenure = 2011 - present
  political party     = [[Republican]] |
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 5, 2015]]
  profession          = Legislator |
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  |Assumed office = 2011
  website             = [http://www.house.mo.gov/member.aspx?year=2009&district=98 House site] |
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  |Political party = Republican
}}{{tnr}}'''Brian Nieves''' (b. June 19, 1965) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Missouri State Senate]].  He has represented District 26 since 2010.
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|First elected = [[Missouri State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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  |Next election = [[Missouri State Senate elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]
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  |Prior office = Missouri House of Representatives
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}}{{tnr}}'''Brian Nieves''' (b. June 19, 1965) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Missouri State Senate]], representing District 26.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  
Nieves was elected to the [[Missouri State Senate]] on Nov. 2. He will represent District 26.
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==Biography==
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Nieves' professional experience includes working as a business speaker, owner of Highway 66 Auto Sales and Nieves Enterprises, and a substitute teacher. He served as a Corpsman in the United States Navy from 1984 to 1994.
  
Nieves was a Corpman in the United States Navy from 1984-1994.  He has also worked as a business speaker, Owner of Highway 66 Auto Sales, Zone Pastor of Living Bread Church, Owner of Nieves Enterprises, and a substitute teacher.
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==Committee assignments==
Substitute Teacher.
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Nieves served on the following committees:
  
Nieves is a member of Living Bread International Church, present.  He is married and has 3 children.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=39098 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Nieves]</ref>
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Missouri
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Education
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|Committee2 = General Laws
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|Chair2 = Chair
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|Committee3 = Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions & Ethics
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|Committee4 = Veterans' Affairs and Health
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|Committee5 = Joint Committee on Child Abuse
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|Joint5 = Yes
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|Committee6 = Joint Committee on Education
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|Joint6 = Yes
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==Committee assignments==  
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Nieves served on the following committees:
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|State = Missouri
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Education
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|Chair1 = Vice-chair
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|Committee2 = Joint Committee on Education
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|Joint2 = Yes
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|Committee3 = General Laws
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|Chair3 = Vice-chair
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|Committee4 = Jobs, Economic Development and Local Government
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|Committee5 =
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Nieves served on the following committees:
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = International Trade and Immigration
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|Committee2 = Fiscal Review
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* ''Ex-officio member of all committees of the House''
 
* ''Ex-officio member of all committees of the House''
* Interim Committee on State Intelligence Analysis Oversight
 
* [[International Trade and Immigration Committee, Missouri House of Representatives|International Trade and Immigration]]
 
* [[Fiscal Review Committee, Missouri House of Representatives|Fiscal Review]]
 
* Special Standing Committee on General Laws
 
  
==No New Taxes Pledge==
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==Issues==
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===Health Care Compact===
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In 2011, Nieves sponsored the [[Health Care Compact]] in the [[Missouri State Senate]].<ref>[http://politicmo.com/2011/02/07/missouri-to-consider-joining-interstate-compact-on-health-care/ ''PoliticMo'', "Missouri to consider joining interstate compact on health care", February 7, 2011]</ref>
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===No New Taxes Pledge===
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A minority of Missouri lawmakers signed the 2011 edition of the "No New Taxes Pledge."  The Taxpayer Protection Pledge is offered by the non-profit lobbying organization ''Americans for Tax Reform'' with the goal of opposing all tax increases as a matter of principle.  Just one out of 34 state Senate members signed the 2011 pledge. Out of 163 state House members, only 38 lawmakers signed.
  
In Missouri for 2011, a minority of lawmakers signed the "No New Taxes Pledge." Only four out of 34 state Senate members signed the pledge. Out of 163 state House members, only 35 lawmakers have signed.
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Nieves signed the pledge.<ref>[http://www.atr.org/files/files/State%20Taxpayer%20Protection%20Pledge%20List_CURRENT_2011%2811%29.pdf ''Americans for Tax Reform,'' "2011 State Legislative Signers of the Taxpayer Protection Pledge," Accessed November 26, 2013]</ref>
  
Nieves signed the pledge.<ref>[http://missouri.watchdog.org/7362/minority-of-state-lawmakers-sign-no-new-taxes-pledge/ "Minority of state lawmakers sign ‘no-new-taxes’ pledge," ''Missouri Watchdog'', November 16, 2010]</ref>
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===English-official amendment===
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Nieves was a primary supporter of putting [[Missouri English Official Language, Constitutional Amendment 1 (2008)|Missouri English Official Language, Constitutional Amendment]] on the [[Missouri 2008 ballot measures|2008 ballot]].
  
==Elections==
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==Election history==
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
 
On November 2, 2010 Nieves won election to the [[Missouri State Senate]].
 
On November 2, 2010 Nieves won election to the [[Missouri State Senate]].
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==Issue positions==
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Nieves was a primary supporter of putting [[Missouri Constitutional Amendment 1 (2008)]] on the ballot.
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name= Nieves
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|Full name= Brian Nieves
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|year= 2002
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|Editdate= September 21, 2013
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|link= <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=5669 "Follow the Money", "Nieves, Brian", Accessed September 21, 2013]</ref>
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|party= Republican
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|totalraised2012= 93111
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|result2012= N/A
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|office2012=[[Missouri State Senate elections, 2012|Missouri State Senate, District 26]]
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|totalraised2010= 365340
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|result2010= Won
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|office2010=[[Missouri State Senate elections, 2010|Missouri  State Senate, District 26]]
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|totalraised2008 = 57949
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2008|Missouri State House, District 98]]
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|totalraised2006 = 53988
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2006|Missouri State House, District 98]]
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|totalraised2004 = 67133
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|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2004|Missouri State House, District 98]]
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|totalraised2002 = 39630
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|result2002 = Won
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|office2002 = [[Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2002|Missouri State House, District 98]]
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==Campaign Donors==
 
  
Listed below are the five largest contributors to Brian Nieves' 2008 campaign.
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|org1 = CNS Corp.
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|org2 = Ameren
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|org3 = Lewis & Clark Regional Leadership Fund
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|org4 = Parson for State Senate
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|org5 = Missouri Hospital Association
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|orgamount1 = 10000
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|orgamount2 = 5000
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|orgamount3 = 5000
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|orgamount4 = 5000
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|orgamount5 = 3500
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===2010===
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In 2010, a year in which Nieves was up for election to [[Missouri State Senate|Senate District 26]], he collected $365,340 in donations.<ref name = Contributions>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=5669 Campaign contributions on Follow the Money]</ref>
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His four largest contributors in 2010 were:
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| Ron Richard 2010
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| Align="Right" | $45,000
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| Missouri Club For Growth
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| Align="Right" | $20,000
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| Missouri Leadership CMTE
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| Align="Right" | $15,000
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| Friends Of Tilley
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| Align="Right" | $10,524
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===2008===
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In 2008, a year in which Nieves was up for re-election to [[Missouri House of Representatives|House District 98]], he collected $57,949 in donations.<ref name = Contributions/>
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His four largest contributors in 2008 were:
 
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| Rivertown Enterprises Inc
 
| Rivertown Enterprises Inc
| align="right" | $2,000  
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===2006===
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In 2006, a year in which Nieves was up for re-election to [[Missouri House of Representatives|House District 98]], he collected $53,988 in donations.<ref name = Contributions/>
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His four largest contributors in 2006 were:
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| Franklin County Republican Central Comm
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| 98th Republican Legislative District Cmte
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| Align="Right" | $3,000
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| Franklin County Republican Central Cmte
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| Align="Right" | $1,000
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| Missouri Bankers Association
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| Align="Right" | $975
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| Missouri Health & Hospital Association
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| Align="Right" | $950
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===2004===
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In 2004, a year in which Nieves was up for re-election to [[Missouri House of Representatives|House District 98]], he collected $67,133 in donations.<ref name = Contributions/>
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His four largest contributors in 2004 were:
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| 98th Republican Legislative District Cmte
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| Align="Right" | $3,363
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| 2nd Republican Senatorial District Cmte
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| Align="Right" | $1,900
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| 16th Republican Legislative District Cmte
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| Align="Right" | $2,325
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| Missouri Bankers Association
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| Align="Right" | $1,375
 
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===2002===
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In 2002, a year in which Nieves was up for election to [[Missouri House of Representatives|House District 98]], he collected $39,630 in donations.<ref name = Contributions/>
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His four largest contributors in 2002 were:
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| 98th Republican Legislative District Cmte
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| Align="Right" | $2,645
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| 9th Republican Congressional District Cmte
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| Align="Right" | $2,450
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| Franklin County Republican Central Cmte
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| Align="Right" | $900
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| Feller, Harold
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| Align="Right" | $600
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==Personal==
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Nieves is married with three children.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=39098 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Nieves]</ref>
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term '''Brian + Nieves + Missouri + Senate'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Brian+Nieves+Missouri+Senate&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Brian Nieves News Feed}}
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www.house.mo.gov/member.aspx?year=2009&district=098 Missouri House of Representatives - Rep. Brian Nieves]  
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{{submit a leg link}}
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=39098 Project Vote Smart profile]
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*[http://www.senate.mo.gov/Nieves Office website]
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=105276 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=79184 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=67253 2004]
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*[http://www.house.mo.gov/member.aspx?year=2009&district=098 2009 House page]  
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=39098 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=39098 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=121511 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=105276 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=79184 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=67253 2004]
  
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Revision as of 23:01, 15 February 2014

Brian Nieves
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Missouri State Senate, District 26
Incumbent
In office
2011 - present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$35,915/year
Per diem$104/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits2 four-year terms
Prior offices
Missouri House of Representatives
2003 - 2011
Education
High schoolPacific High School, 1983
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Navy
Years of service1984 - 1994
Personal
BirthdayJune 19, 1965
Place of birthNew Britain, Connecticut
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Brian Nieves (b. June 19, 1965) is a Republican member of the Missouri State Senate, representing District 26. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Nieves' professional experience includes working as a business speaker, owner of Highway 66 Auto Sales and Nieves Enterprises, and a substitute teacher. He served as a Corpsman in the United States Navy from 1984 to 1994.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Nieves served on the following committees:

Missouri Committee Assignments, 2013
Education
General Laws, Chair
Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions & Ethics
Veterans' Affairs and Health
Joint Committee on Child Abuse
Joint Committee on Education

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Nieves served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Nieves served on the following committees:

  • Ex-officio member of all committees of the House

Issues

Health Care Compact

In 2011, Nieves sponsored the Health Care Compact in the Missouri State Senate.[1]

No New Taxes Pledge

A minority of Missouri lawmakers signed the 2011 edition of the "No New Taxes Pledge." The Taxpayer Protection Pledge is offered by the non-profit lobbying organization Americans for Tax Reform with the goal of opposing all tax increases as a matter of principle. Just one out of 34 state Senate members signed the 2011 pledge. Out of 163 state House members, only 38 lawmakers signed.

Nieves signed the pledge.[2]

English-official amendment

Nieves was a primary supporter of putting Missouri English Official Language, Constitutional Amendment on the 2008 ballot.

Election history

2010

On November 2, 2010 Nieves won election to the Missouri State Senate.

Missouri State Senate, District 26 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Brian Nieves (R) 42,112
George Weber (D) 19,063
Richard Newton (C) 2,988

2008

On November 04, 2008, Brian Nieves ran for District 98 of the Missouri House of Representatives, beating Jim Mense. [3]

Brian Nieves raised $57,949 for his campaign.[4]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 98
Candidates Votes Percent
Brian Nieves (R) 10,356 60.0%
Jim Mense (D) 6,909 40.0%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Nieves is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Nieves raised a total of $677,151 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 21, 2013.[5]

Brian Nieves's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Missouri State Senate, District 26 Not up for election $93,111
2010 Missouri State Senate, District 26 Won $365,340
2008 Missouri State House, District 98 Won $57,949
2006 Missouri State House, District 98 Won $53,988
2004 Missouri State House, District 98 Won $67,133
2002 Missouri State House, District 98 Won $39,630
Grand Total Raised $677,151


Nieves was not up for election to the Missouri State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Nieves raised a total of $93,111.
Missouri State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Brian Nieves's campaign in 2012
CNS Corp.$10,000
Ameren$5,000
Lewis & Clark Regional Leadership Fund$5,000
Parson for State Senate$5,000
Missouri Hospital Association$3,500
Total Raised in 2012$93,111
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, a year in which Nieves was up for election to Senate District 26, he collected $365,340 in donations.[6]

His four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Ron Richard 2010 $45,000
Missouri Club For Growth $20,000
Missouri Leadership CMTE $15,000
Friends Of Tilley $10,524

2008

In 2008, a year in which Nieves was up for re-election to House District 98, he collected $57,949 in donations.[6]

His four largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
98th Republican Legislative District CMTE $5,575
L. B. Eckelkamp Jr. $2,825
Dolan Realtors $2,325
Rivertown Enterprises Inc $2,000

2006

In 2006, a year in which Nieves was up for re-election to House District 98, he collected $53,988 in donations.[6]

His four largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
98th Republican Legislative District Cmte $3,000
Franklin County Republican Central Cmte $1,000
Missouri Bankers Association $975
Missouri Health & Hospital Association $950

2004

In 2004, a year in which Nieves was up for re-election to House District 98, he collected $67,133 in donations.[6]

His four largest contributors in 2004 were:

Donor Amount
98th Republican Legislative District Cmte $3,363
2nd Republican Senatorial District Cmte $1,900
16th Republican Legislative District Cmte $2,325
Missouri Bankers Association $1,375

2002

In 2002, a year in which Nieves was up for election to House District 98, he collected $39,630 in donations.[6]

His four largest contributors in 2002 were:

Donor Amount
98th Republican Legislative District Cmte $2,645
9th Republican Congressional District Cmte $2,450
Franklin County Republican Central Cmte $900
Feller, Harold $600

Personal

Nieves is married with three children.[7]

Recent news

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Preceded by
John Griesheimer
Missouri State Senate District 26
2011–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Missouri State House District 98
2003–2011
Succeeded by
Dave Hinson