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Today, Governor Mike Parson announced the launch of a public website to help guide access to Missouri's American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds. The website, moarpa.mo.gov, enables visitors to learn about how ARPA State Fiscal Recovery Funds are being spent in Missouri. The website will also provide information on how Missouri organizations, non-profits, municipalities, businesses, communities, and other entities can apply for the State’s ARPA funds.

Today, Governor Mike Parson appointed Megan Julian as Associate Circuit Judge for the 21st Judicial Circuit. She will fill the Associate Circuit Judge vacancy created by the appointment of the Honorable Heather Cunningham as Circuit Judge.

Today, Governor Mike Parson signed a second supplemental budget bill for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022, HB 3015, that was passed by the General Assembly last week. The bill allocates supplemental funding for grant programs and operations across state government, including K-12 school programs, domestic and sexual violence victim services, water and wastewater services, child abuse prevention programs, and health care projects, among others.

Today, Governor Mike Parson announced four county office appointments.

For the month of April 2022, Governor Mike Parson granted 14 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. Notifications have also been provided to families.

In honor of Missouri’s fallen law enforcement officers, Governor Mike Parson has ordered the Missouri State Capitol dome and Missouri Law Enforcement Memorial to be lit blue from sunset on Friday, May 6, 2022, until sunrise on Sunday, May 8, 2022.

Governor Mike Parson has ordered the Missouri State Capitol dome lighted green beginning at sunset on Thursday, May 5, 2022, until sunrise on Friday, May 6, 2022, in recognition of Children’s Mental Health Week.

Today, Governor Mike Parson confirmed that the State of Missouri will carry out the sentence of Mr. Carman Deck on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, as ordered by the Supreme Court of Missouri.

Today, Governor Mike Parson appointed the Honorable Thomas A. McCarthy as Circuit Judge for the 22nd Judicial Circuit. He will fill the Circuit Judge vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable David L. Dowd.

Today, Governor Mike Parson appointed the Honorable Timothy Flook as Circuit Judge for the 7th Judicial Circuit. He will fill the Circuit Judge vacancy created by the appointment of the Honorable Janet L. Sutton to the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District.