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Today, Governor Mike Parson announced that he has mobilized the Missouri National Guard to assist in post-Hurricane Ida recovery efforts in Louisiana. In support of the relief effort, the Missouri National Guard will alert, mobilize, and deploy approximately 300 Soldiers to assist.

Today, Governor Mike Parson terminated Executive Order 20-02 ending the State of Emergency that had been in effect since March 13, 2020.

Today, Governor Mike Parson announced appointments to the Jackson County Sports Complex Authority and the Kansas City Board of Police Commissioners.

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) has activated a state contract with SLSCO of Galveston, Texas, to provide monoclonal antibody (mAb) infusion treatment for 30 days at sites in the following counties: Jackson, Pettis, Scott, Butler, and Jefferson. This contract follows Governor Mike Parson’s August 11 announcement that $15 million would be committed to staffing, equipment, and supplies for the establishment of monoclonal antibody infusion stations across the state.

Today, Governor Mike Parson announced the appointment of Brice R. Sechrest as Associate Circuit Judge for St. Francios County in the 24th Judicial Circuit. Mr. Sechrest will fill the Associate Circuit Judge vacancy created by the resignation of the Honorable Joseph L. Goff, Jr. The appointment will become effective on September 6, 2021.

Today, during a press conference at the Missouri State Fair hosted by the Missouri Farm Bureau, Governor Mike Parson announced plans to deploy more than $400 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to increase broadband internet access, adoption, and assistance statewide.

Today, Governor Mike Parson announced an official total of 495,296 MO VIP entries for the first drawing, which will take place today.

Today, Governor Mike Parson announced Edith Harrington, a World War II United States Cadet Nurse Corps member, as the 2021 Bicentennial Inaugural Parade Grand Marshal on September 18, 2021

Today, Governor Mike Parson requested that the Federal Emergency Management Agency approve a major disaster declaration for Missouri to provide federal assistance to a total of 21 counties in response to severe storms and flooding that began on June 19 and continued through July 1.

Today, Governor Mike Parson ordered that U.S. and Missouri flags at all government buildings statewide be flown at half-staff on Saturday, August 14, 2021, in honor of United States Marine Corps Corporal Dalton Wayne Pierson, of Jefferson City, Missouri.