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As Phase 2 of Missouri's COVID-19 Vaccination Plan opens today, extending COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to approximately 880,000 Missourians, Governor Mike Parson applauds the continued efforts of state-supported vaccination teams and other community vaccine providers across the state.

Today, Governor Mike Parson signed Executive Order 21-07 extending the state of emergency in Missouri through August 31, 2021, to help accelerate COVID-19 recovery. 

Today, Governor Mike Parson signed Executive Order 21-06 establishing the Show Me Strong Recovery Task Force. 

Governor Mike Parson has proclaimed March 21-27, 2021, to be National Agriculture Week in Missouri. As today also marks National Agriculture Day across the nation, Governor Parson joins the Missouri Department of Agriculture in celebrating the state’s top position nationally in agriculture production.

Today, Governor Mike Parson joined the Kansas City Chiefs, County Executive Frank White, and other state and local partners in recognizing the success of last weekend's state-supported vaccination events in the Kansas City area.

Today, Governor Mike Parson announced that he has authorized a transfer of $300 million in federal Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF) from the State Treasury into the state’s UI Trust Fund to help keep the Trust Fund balance above the level that would trigger an increase in contribution tax rates for Missouri businesses.

Today, Governor Mike Parson announced that the Missouri Department of Revenue is extending the state individual tax filing and payment deadline for the 2020 tax year from April 15, 2021, to May 17, 2021.

Today, Governor Mike Parson announced that the state will be able to allocate additional COVID-19 vaccine doses to state sponsored vaccination events being held in the St. Louis area March 25 - 27, 2021.

Today, Governor Mike Parson announced two appointments to the University of Missouri Board of Curators.

During today's briefing at the State Capitol, Governor Mike Parson announced that Missouri will activate Phase 2 of the state's COVID-19 Vaccination Plan on Monday, March 29, 2021, and Phase 3 on Friday, April 9, 2021.