Today, Governor Mike Parson ordered U.S. and Missouri flags to be flown at half-staff at government buildings across the state on Monday, August 12, 2019, in honor of Representative Rebecca Roeber.
In this year's legislative session, the Missouri General Assembly appropriated $50 million to the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) and the Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) to create the Governor’s Transportation Cost-Share Program, which aims to build partnerships with local entities to deliver road and bridge projects. Guidelines and applications for the cost-share program are now available.
Today, Governor Mike Parson announced residents affected by flooding or severe storms in six additional Missouri counties – Callaway, Jefferson, Lewis, McDonald, Newton, and Saline – are eligible to apply for federal assistance.
Today, Governor Mike Parson announced nine appointments to various boards, commissions, and county offices.
Today, Governor Mike Parson called for a special election to fill four House of Representative vacancies due to the resignation of Representatives Brandon Ellington, DaRon McGee, Cora Faith Walker, and Bruce Franks Jr.
Today, Governor Mike Parson announced that Kelli Jones will assume the role of Communications Director for the Office of the Governor effective August 2, 2019.
Tomorrow, Governor Mike Parson will depart for Australia for a second international Trade Mission. Australia is Missouri’s ninth largest international market with over $308 million in exports in 2018.
Today, Governor Mike Parson announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has agreed to the state’s request to provide federal assistance to local governments and nonprofits in 68 counties recovering from flooding and severe storms between April 29 and July 5.
Today, Governor Mike Parson announced Colonel Levon Cumpton as the next Adjutant General (TAG) of the Missouri National Guard, who serves as the state’s senior military officer.
Cross-state travelers will avoid months of lengthy traffic delays as a result of the announcement made today by U.S. Senator Roy Blunt and Congressman Sam Graves that Missouri will receive an $81.2 million Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to build a new I-70 Missouri River Bridge at Rocheport.