Missouri Governor Michael L. Parson

Governor of the State of Missouri

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Governor Parson's 2021 State of the State Address

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Today, Governor Mike Parson signed SCR 7 and HB 574 into law.

Today, Governor Mike Parson released the following statement regarding the passing of Missouri Department of Natural Resources Director Carol S. Comer:

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Today, Governor Mike Parson signed SB 63 into law, which creates a statewide prescription drug monitoring program in the state of Missouri.

About the Governor

Official Portrait of Missouri Governor Michael L. Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson

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.

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