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Today, Governor Mike Parson appointed Heather J. Hays as Associate Circuit Judge for the 22nd Judicial Circuit. She will fill the vacancy created by the appointment of the Honorable Craig Higgins as Circuit Judge.

Today, during a press conference at the State Capitol, Governor Mike Parson announced that he is appointing Andrew Bailey as the next Attorney General of the State of Missouri. Mr. Bailey’s appointment will fill the vacancy created by the election of Attorney General Eric Schmitt to the U.S. Senate. Mr. Bailey currently serves as General Counsel to the Office of Governor Mike Parson.

Governor Mike Parson today announced the Missouri Department of Public Safety has awarded $23 million to St. Louis County as a matching grant to establish a regional intelligence and information center and law enforcement training complex. In order to utilize the award, St. Louis County has agreed to also invest at least $23 million for the law enforcement complex.

The 2022 Missouri Governor’s Mansion Christmas trees will arrive on Monday, November 28, 2022, between 7 a.m. - 8 a.m. A portion of Madison Street will be closed during this time.

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Governor Mike Parson today announced the launch of the $1 million “Missouri Blue Scholarship” fund to help attract more Missourians to law enforcement careers and address officer shortages in law enforcement agencies across Missouri. The Missouri Blue Scholarship pays $5,000 toward the cost of a Missouri resident attending a law enforcement academy in the state. Missouri Blue Scholarships are now available and will be awarded on a first come, first served basis.

Today, during a press conference and ceremony at the State Capitol, Governor Mike Parson signed SBs 3 & 5 and HB 3 into law. Both pieces of legislation are a result of the special session Governor Parson called to pass historic income tax cuts and extend key agriculture tax credits for a minimum of six years.

Today, in response to the United States Supreme Court's ruling overturning Roe v. Wade, Governor Mike Parson signed a proclamation giving legal effect to Section 188.017 RSMo and activating the "Right to Life of the Unborn Child Act."