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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.

For the month of September 2022, Governor Mike Parson granted 26 pardons pursuant to Article IV, Section 7 of the Constitution of the State of Missouri. Official documents have been filed with the appropriate government agencies and have been sent to the individuals. Families have been or are in the process of being notified.

Governor Parson issued the following statement regarding the General Assembly approving income tax cut legislation:

Today, Governor Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson announced that the fifth annual Parson Family Fall Festival and Trick-or-Treating at the People’s House will be held at the Missouri Governor’s Mansion on Saturday, October 29, 2022, from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. The outdoor event will feature several vendors, children's activities, and bluegrass musical entertainment.

Governor Mike Parson today announced that two months after historic flooding impacted the St. Louis area, more than $85 million in assistance has been approved to help area residents and businesses recover. The assistance includes over $35 million in direct grants to more than 11,300 renters and homeowners.

Today, Governor Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson announced that the Missouri State Capitol and Governor's Mansion will be lighted orange beginning at sunset tonight, September 26, 2022, until sunrise tomorrow, September 27, 2022.

Today, Governor Mike Parson marked the 100th judicial appointment of his administration with the appointment of Judge Renee Hardin-Tammons to the Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District.

Today, Governor Mike Parson appointed James Kjar as Associate Circuit Judge for Benton County in the 27th Judicial Circuit. He will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Mark B. Pilley.

Governor Mike Parson today announced nearly $3 million in grant funding has been approved for 11 Missouri colleges and universities to help enhance nursing education programs and develop solutions to help alleviate staffing shortages felt nationwide.

Today, Governor Mike Parson participated in the ground breaking ceremony for American Foods Group, LLC's (AFG) new state-of-the-art beef processing facility in Warren County. The company broke ground at its site near Wright City, marking the beginning of a project expected to generate $1 billion in annual economic impact in the state of Missouri.