2022 State of the State Address Media Schedule

Governor Mike Parson will deliver the 2022 State of the State Address on Wednesday, January 19 at 3 p.m. Below is a full media schedule for the day’s events.

The speech will be live-streamed on Governor Parson's Facebook page and the State of Missouri Facebook page. An overflow area to view the live-stream will be located in Hearing Room 3 in the State Capitol. 

 

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

1:00 p.m. (CST)

       What:    Budget Overview Briefing 

       Where:   Joint Hearing Room (Room 117) 

                       State Capitol                   

       Media:    Embargoed and On Background Until Start of Speech

*Budget Director Dan Haug and the Office of Administration's Division of Budget & Planning will give an overview of Governor Parson's FY2023 General Revenue Budget and Governor Parson's plan for American Rescue Plan Fiscal Recovery Funds. Media will receive embargoed copies of both budget summaries. 

 

1:40 p.m. (CST)

       What:    State of the State Preview and Background Briefing 

       Where:   Joint Hearing Room (Room 117) 

                       State Capitol                   

       Media:    Embargoed and On Background Until Start of Speech

*Governor Parson's Senior Staff and Cabinet members will detail priorities and take questions:

Governor Parson’s Chief of Staff - Aaron Willard
Office of Administration - Commissioner Zellers
Department of Economic Development - Acting Director Kost
Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development - Commissioner Mulligan
Department of Mental Health - Director Huhn
Department of Natural Resources - Director Buntin
Department of Public Safety - Director Karsten

 

3:00 p.m. (CST)

       What:    2022 State of the State Address 

       Where:   Missouri House Chamber - Third Floor 

                       State Capitol                   

       Media:    Open 

*Media will receive a press release prior to the start of the 2022 State of the State Address with an embargoed copy of the speech. 

 

4:30 p.m. (CST) 

       What:    Surrogate Availability with Cabinet Directors and Special Guests

       Where:   Governor's Office (Room 216) 

                       State Capitol                   

       Media:    Open

*Cabinet members and select special guests will be available for a media availability, Cabinet Directors and Commissioners include: 

Office of Administration - Commissioner Zellers
Department of Economic Development - Acting Director Kost
Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development - Commissioner Mulligan
Department of Mental Health - Director Huhn
Department of Natural Resources - Director Buntin
Department of Public Safety - Director Karsten

 

**Media should contact Trevor Fox at trevor.fox@house.mo.gov or 573-751-4043 to arrange accommodation in the House Chamber. For instructions to access the satellite, please see attachment.