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Today, Governor Mike Parson announced that new Acting Directors will take over at the Department of Economic Development (DED), Department of Mental Health (DMH), Department of Social Services (DSS), Office of Administration (OA), and Department of Revenue (DOR).

Today, Governor Mike Parson and Missouri Department of Transportation officials were joined by federal, state, and local leaders to commence construction of the new Interstate 70 Missouri River bridges near Rocheport.

Today, Governor Mike Parson ordered U.S. and Missouri flags be flown at half-staff at all government buildings in Linn County on Saturday, October 9, 2021, from sunrise to sunset in honor of WWII Navy Sailor George Merton Gooch.

The State of Missouri has created and made available spending toolkits to help local governments identify allowable uses for American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) local funds.

Today, Governor Mike Parson and Missouri State Fair Director Mark Wolfe announced that the 2021 Missouri State Fair welcomed 330,125 people through admission gates to celebrate agriculture in the Show-Me State. This following a youth livestock-only State Fair in 2020.

Today, Governor Mike Parson confirmed that the state of Missouri will carry out the sentence of Mr. Ernest Lee Johnson on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, as ordered by the Supreme Court of Missouri.

Governor Mike Parson has ordered the Missouri State Capitol dome to be lighted purple on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, in recognition of Alzheimer’s Awareness Day.

Governor Mike Parson has ordered the Missouri State Capitol dome lighted red beginning at sunset on Saturday, October 2, 2021, until sunrise on Sunday, October 3, 2021, in honor of fallen firefighters.

Today, Governor Mike Parson and Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson joined together at the Missouri-Arkansas state line for a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the I-49 Missouri-Arkansas Connector. The connector includes the final five miles of the I-49 and I-29 corridor that stretches from North Dakota to Louisiana.

Governor Mike Parson has committed to working diligently to address the backlog of clemency applications he inherited when he took office. To date, Governor Parson has granted 168 pardons, 13 commutations, and denied 1,134 requests for clemency.