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

Today, Governor Mike Parson appointed Keaton Ashlock as the Hickory County Prosecuting Attorney. This appointment fills the vacancy created by the resignation of J. Michael Brown on January 1, 2021.

Today, Governor Mike Parson appointed Mathew Kasper as Associate Circuit Judge for the 39th Judicial Circuit. He will fill the Associate Circuit Judge vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Robert George.

Today, Governor Mike Parson appointed David Cole as Circuit Judge for the 39th Judicial Circuit. He will fill the Circuit Judge vacancy created by the appointment of the Honorable Jack A.L. Goodman to the Southern District Court of Appeals.

Today, Governor Mike Parson and the Departments of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), Health and Senior Services (DHSS), and Social Services (DSS) announced the consolidation of several early childhood programs across state government into a single Office of Childhood.

Today, Governor Mike Parson delivered the 2021 State of the State Address to the Missouri General Assembly. 

Today, Governor Mike Parson announced the launch of a new COVID-19 vaccination dashboard containing Missouri-specific data submitted by providers from across the state.

Today during a briefing at the State Capitol, Governor Mike Parson announced that the Missouri National Guard will begin assisting the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) and other state partners in establishing COVID-19 vaccination sites across the state.

Today, Governor Mike Parson appointed the Honorable W. Ann Hansbrough as Circuit Judge for the Sixth Judicial Circuit. She will fill the Circuit Judge vacancy created by the term expiration of the Honorable James W. Van Amburg.

Today, Governor Mike Parson announced the activation of Phase 1B - Tier 1 of Missouri’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan.