Governor Parson’s Statement on the Court Ruling of the Lieutenant Governor Appointment

July 11, 2018

Governor Mike Parson states, “We applaud the Court’s expedient decision to dismiss the plaintiffs’ case regarding the Governor’s appointment authority. This affirms our position as well as the position of previous Governors from both parties. We look forward to continuing our work with Lieutenant Governor Kehoe and also commend the work of Attorney General Josh Hawley’s office in effectively arguing the merits of this case on an important constitutional issue.” 

To view the full official document click https://www.courts.mo.gov/fv/c//Order+and+Judgment_FINAL.pdf?l=SMPDB0004_CT19&di=1378574.