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With the nearly unanimous, bipartisan approval from the Missouri Senate on Friday, two pieces of legislation will now go to the Governor’s desk to be signed into law.  The Missouri General Assembly met this week to discuss STEM Education and Treatment Courts expansion after Governor Mike Parson called for a special session to focus on passing these two priorities. 

Governor Parson issued the following statement regarding the Missouri House of Representatives’ passage of STEM Education HB 3 and Treatment Court HB 2

On Monday, Governor Mike Parson announced that flags will be flown at half-staff at all government buildings statewide for one full day on Thursday, September 13, 2018, to honor Greene County Deputy Sheriff Aaron P. Roberts.

Yesterday marked Governor Mike Parson’s 100th day as the Governor of Missouri after being sworn in June 1, 2018. During the first 100 days in office, Governor Parson signed a balanced state budget, appointed Mike Kehoe as the new Lieutenant Governor, signed the state’s largest single-year income tax cut, led Missouri’s drought relief efforts, and made 62 appointments.

On September 4, 2018, Governor Mike Parson signed a proclamation that will convene the Missouri General Assembly for a Special Session concurrent with Veto Session. The Special Session will take place the week of September 10-14 and will focus on the passage of computer science course access and awareness of career opportunities through STEM education, as well as expanding treatment courts in the State of Missouri.

Governor Parson announced the appointment of Associate Circuit Judge John N. Borbonus III, as circuit judge for the 21st Judicial Circuit in St. Louis County, to take effect September 21, 2018.

Governor Parson appointed Jessica Kruse as the Associate Circuit Judge for Christian County.

Governor Mike Parson announced today that the Missouri General Assembly will be called back in for a Special Session concurrent with Veto Session.  The Special Session will take place the week of September 10-14 and will focus on the passage of computer science course access and awareness of career opportunities through STEM education as well as expanding treatment courts in the State of Missouri.

Today, Governor Parson announces eight appointments to various boards and commissions. Kim Bailey, Todd Boland, Don Claycomb, Gwendolyn Grant, John Modest Miles, Gary Nodler, Allen Rowland, and Pat Thomas have all received appointments.

Today, Governor Parson appointed Judge Thomas N. Chapman to the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District. Judge Chapman will succeed Judge James E. Welsh, who retired in March.