Governor Parson to Travel to Southern Border for Update on Missouri Border Deployment, Sign HB 2016 into Law

On Wednesday, May 8, Governor Mike Parson will travel to the Southern Border near Eagle Pass, Texas, to receive an update on Missouri personnel deployed to the border in support of Operation Lone Star. Governor Parson will also sign HB 2016, the supplemental appropriations bill that funds the deployment, into law while at the border. 

Governor Parson will be joined by Missouri National Guard Adjutant General Levon Cumpton and Texas Department of Public Safety Regional Director Victor Escalon. Governor Parson and General Cumpton will be available for media questions following the bill signing.

The bill signing ceremony will be livestreamed on Governor Parson's Facebook Page. Should issues occur with the feed, a recording will be uploaded after the event concludes. For more information on HB 2016, please click here


Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Governor Parson to sign HB 2016 into law while at Southern Border

           When:        2:15  p.m.

           Where:       Yellow Gate (Near Eagle Pass, Texas)

                               Coordinates: 14RLS5287881305

           Media:        Open

                               *Media should RSVP to Johnathan Shiflett at or 

                                 573-508-4323 by 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 7

                               *The bill signing will be live-streamed on Governor Parson's Facebook page

                               *A mult box will not be available.