2024 State of the State Address Media Schedule

Governor Mike Parson will deliver the 2024 State of the State Address, his final Address as Missouri's 57th Governor, on Wednesday, January 24 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, the State of Missouri's Facebook page, and mo.gov/live. An overflow area to view the live-stream will be located in Hearing Room 3 in the State Capitol. 

Attached is an instruction sheet to access the satellite the day of the address.


Wednesday, January 24, 2024

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 team will give an overview of Governor Parson's FY2025 General Revenue Budget. Media will receive embargoed copies of the budget summary. 


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 will detail priorities and then join Cabinet members to take questions:

Governor Parson’s Chief of Staff – Aaron Willard

Governor Parson's Deputy Chief of Staff – Kelli Jones 

Governor Parson’s Policy Director – Jamie Birch

Governor Parson's Legislative Director – Tyler Hobbs

Office of Administration – Commissioner Zellers

Department of Agriculture – Director Chinn

Office of Broadband Development – Director BJ Tanksley 

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education – Commissioner Vandeven

Department of Health and Senior Services – Director Nickelson 

Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development – Commissioner Boggs

Department of Transportation – Director McKenna



3:00 p.m. (CST)

       What:    2024 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 2024 State of the State Address with an embargoed copy of the speech. 


4:30 p.m. (CST) 

       What:    Surrogate Availability with Cabinet Directors and Governor's Special Guests 

       Where:   Governor's Office (Room 216) 

                       State Capitol                   

       Media:    Open


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

 2024 State of the State satellite coordinates.pdf