JEFFERSON CITY — As floods and tornadoes wreaked havoc last year, the Missouri National Guard spent $117,100 so Gov. Jay Nixon and members of his administration could get a birds-eye view of the damage from military aircraft, according to records obtained by The Associated Press.
Governor's disaster survey flights in 2011 cost $117,000
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