The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manages the Missouri River through the Master Manual, a 432-page document that lays out eight congressionally authorized purposes: flood control, river navigation, hydroelectric power, irrigation, water supply, water quality, recreation, and fish and wildlife (including preservation of endangered species).
Governor Mike Parson announced today that the Missouri General Assembly will be called back in for a Special Session concurrent with Veto Session. The Special Session will take place the week of September 10-14 and will focus on the passage of computer science course access and awareness of career opportunities through STEM education as well as expanding treatment courts in the State of Missouri.
Governor Mike Parson this afternoon commended public safety and public works crews, businesses and utilities, and volunteers whose work is speeding Missouri’s recovery from a historic night of severe storms on May 22.
This morning at the State Capitol, Governor Parson joined with House and Senate members and pro-life coalition leaders to sign House Bill 126. The bill was passed by super-majorities in both the House and the Senate.
This afternoon, Governor Mike Parson will tour one of the southwest Missouri areas that sustained the heaviest damage during Wednesday night’s severe storms. Governor Parson will view damage and meet with residents of the Briarbrook subdivision at 2:15 p.m. The media are invited to attend.
Governor Parson took an aerial tour of Jefferson City after a night of widespread tornadoes and dangerous severe weather.