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Today, Governor Mike Parson announced fifteen appointments to various boards and commissions.

On Monday, May 31, 2021, Governor Mike Parson granted 36 pardons pursuant to Article IV, Section 7 of the Constitution of the State of Missouri. Official pardon documents have been filed with the appropriate government agencies and are being sent to the individuals.

Today, Governor Mike Parson granted 36 pardons pursuant to Article IV, Section 7 of the Constitution of the State of Missouri. Official pardon documents have been filed with the appropriate government agencies and are being sent to the individuals.

Governor Mike Parson has appointed the Honorable Robin Ransom as the next Judge of the Supreme Court of Missouri. She will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Laura Denvir Stith in early March.

Today, Governor Mike Parson appointed John T. Bird as Circuit Judge for the 22nd Judicial Circuit. He will fill the Circuit Judge vacancy created by the appointment of the Honorable Thomas C. Clark II to the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District.

Today, Governor Mike Parson signed HB 15, which allows for the continued current operations of state government through FY 2021. HB 15 totals over $2.1 billion, including $254.8 million in general revenue, $1.7 billion in federal funds, and $116.7 million in other funds.

Today, the Missouri Department of Social Services (DSS) submitted a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) formally withdrawing its State Plan Amendments (SPAs) for MO HealthNet expansion.

In order to address workforce shortages across the state, Governor Mike Parson today directed the Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DOLIR) to notify the U.S. Department of Labor that Missouri will end participation in all federal pandemic-related unemployment insurance programs effective Saturday, June 12 at 11:59 p.m.

Today, Governor Mike Parson appointed Megan Benton as Associate Circuit Judge for the 6th Judicial Circuit. She will fill the Associate Circuit Judge vacancy created by the appointment of the Honorable W. Ann Hansbrough to Circuit Judge.

Today, Governor Mike Parson appointed Corey R. Moon as Associate Circuit Judge for the 2nd Judicial Circuit. He will fill the Associate Circuit Judge vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Fred L. Westhoff.