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For the month of February 2024, Governor Mike Parson granted 36 pardons and approved three commutations 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. 

In addition to granting 36 pardons and three commutations, Governor Parson denied 63 clemency applications in February.

Today, Governor Mike Parson announced 12 appointments to various boards and commissions and filled two county office vacancies. 

Ed Adams, of Kansas City, was appointed to the State Fair Commission

Today, Governor Mike Parson announced judicial appointments to the 11th and 12th Judicial Circuits. 

Lawrence J. Chrum, of St. Charles, was appointed as Associate Circuit Judge for the 11th Judicial Circuit.

Today, Governor Mike Parson announced that No Turnin' Back, a commemorative biography about his life, has been published and is now available.

Today, during a press conference at the State Capitol, Governor Mike Parson announced that the State of Missouri will be providing up to 200 Missouri National Guard (MONG) members and 22 Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) troopers to support Texas Governor Greg Abbott's Operation Lone Star mission at the Southern Border. 

Governor Mike Parson issued the below statement following today's shooting at the conclusion of the Super Bowl rally in Kansas City near Union Station: 

"I want to start with a thank you to Kansas City Police along with other state and local first responders who were able to quickly take two individuals into custody and provide critical care to victims following today's shooting. 

Governor Mike Parson has ordered the Missouri State Capitol dome to shine red and gold beginning Friday, February 9, 2024, in celebration of the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl LVIII appearance. The dome will light red and gold each day through Sunday, February 11. 

The Chiefs bested the Baltimore Ravens 17-10 on Sunday, January 28 during their sixth straight American Football Conference Championship game appearance. The Chiefs will take on the San Francisco 49ers at Super Bowl LVIII, which will mark the Chiefs' fourth Super Bowl in five years.

Today, Governor Mike Parson ordered that U.S. and Missouri flags at all government buildings be flown at half-staff on Saturday, February 10 from sunrise to sunset in honor of former U.S. Senator and Missouri First Lady Jean Carpenter Carnahan. 

Today, Governor Mike Parson announced three leadership designations to Missouri Boards and Commissions. 

Kayla Hahn, of Jefferson City, was designated as chair of the Public Service Commission.

For the month of January 2024, Governor Mike Parson granted 23 pardons and approved one commutation 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.

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