Today, Governor Mike Parson announced $50 million in new grant programs for Missouri businesses.
Governor of the State of Missouri
Today, Governor Mike Parson signed nine pieces of legislation into law, concluding bill signings for the 2020 legislative session.
Today, Governor Mike Parson will sign eight bills into law.
President Donald Trump has approved Governor Mike Parson’s request for a federal major disaster declaration for Missouri as a result of severe storms that swept across the state on May 3 and 4, 2020.
About the Governor
Michael L. Parson
57th Governor of Missouri
Governor Parson is a veteran who served six years in the U.S. Army. He served more than 22 years in law enforcement as the sheriff of Polk County. He also served in the Missouri House of Representatives from 2005-2011, in the Missouri Senate from 2011-2017, and as Lieutenant Governor in 2017-2018.
Governor Parson and First Lady Teresa live in Bolivar. Together they have two grown children and six grandchildren. He was raised on a farm in Hickory County and graduated from Wheatland High School in Wheatland, Missouri. He is a small business owner and a third generation farmer who currently owns and operates a cow and calf operation near their hometown of Bolivar. Governor Parson has a passion for sports, agriculture, Christ, and people.