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

Governor Mike Parson today ordered the U.S. and Missouri flags to be flown at half-staff at all government buildings in Cass, Clay, Jackson, and Platte counties on Wednesday, February 22, to honor Kansas City Police Department Officer James M. Muhlbauer and K-9 Champ. The Kansas City Police Department serves portions of the four counties, and Officer Muhlbauer and K-9 Champ had worked in all four.

Today, Governor Mike Parson announced that new grant funding is available through the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Office of Childhood for eligible child care providers and businesses and/or community partners who want to work together to expand child care in their local community. The Innovation Start-up Grant application is now open on the Child Care Relief Funds website and must be submitted by May 31, 2023.

Governor Mike Parson today announced that in its first year the Missouri Blue Scholarship helped fund the training of 217 law enforcement recruits at Missouri training academies.

Governor Mike Parson has ordered the Missouri State Capitol dome to shine red and gold beginning Friday, February 10, 2023, in celebration of the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl LVII appearance.

Today, Governor Mike Parson confirmed that the State of Missouri will carry out the sentence of Leonard Taylor on Tuesday, February 7, 2023, as ordered by the Supreme Court of Missouri.

On Sunday, February 12, Governor Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson will cheer on Missouri's Kansas City Chiefs as they face off against the Philadelphia Eagles at Super Bowl LVII in Glendale, Arizona.

Today, Governor Mike Parson announced he will appoint Carl W. Yates III as Associate Circuit Judge for the 23rd Judicial Circuit.

Today, Governor Mike Parson announced that the Missouri Governor’s Challenge Team to Prevent Suicide among Service Members, Veterans, and their Families has launched a new website to further the state’s efforts in reducing suicides:

For the month of January 2023, Governor Mike Parson granted 18 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.