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Focus on Two Major Priorities: Workforce Development and Infrastructure Missourians are Ready for Bold Ideas and Willingness to Tackle Big Issues

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.

Merit reform legislation passed by the State of Missouri General Assembly during the 2018 legislative session takes effect today, giving the state greater flexibility in how it manages its workforce. The State of Missouri now has the ability to identify and implement new ways to attract the best-qualified job candidates and recognize employees’ superior performance. Ultimately, merit reform will allow the state to strengthen its teams within all 16 executive departments to better serve the citizens of Missouri.

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Governor Mike Parson today declared a state of emergency in Missouri in response to worsening conditions along the Missouri and Mississippi River systems as a result of release from upstream reservoirs, snow melt and excessive rainfall.

Governor Mike Parson was joined by several farmers and ranchers for the first ‘Farmer’s Talk’ of the 2019 season.

Governor Mike Parson ordered that the U.S. and Missouri flags at government buildings statewide be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, March 21, to honor Army Reserve Specialist Jackson D. Johnson, of Hillsboro, Missouri.

The major restructuring of four state agencies has moved to the next phase, signaling another step forward in Governor Mike Parson’s agenda to improve economic and workforce development in Missouri.

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