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.
Last week Kansas Governor Laura Kelly and Missouri Governor Michael Parson sent a joint letter to United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue in bipartisan support of locating two USDA agencies in the Kansas City area.
Governor Mike Parson today declared a state of emergency in Missouri in response to continuing severe weather and forecasts for tornadoes, strong straight-line winds, hail, heavy rainfall, and worsening flooding due to prolonged soil inundation throughout the state.
Governor Mike Parson tonight announced that President Donald Trump has approved his request for a major disaster declaration to help local governments and nonprofit agencies in 13 Missouri counties recover from devastating flooding and severe storms that occurred from March 11 to April 16.
Today, the 100th General Assembly concluded, marking the end of a ‘historic’ session for jobs, growth, and life. Upon assuming office nearly one year ago, Governor Parson pledged a “fresh start” for Missourians. By working closely with members of the General Assembly, in a very short time, we’ve seen ‘historic’ progress on major issues facing our state - infrastructure and workforce development.
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