Today, Governor Mike Parson issued the following statement regarding the Missouri Supreme Court's decision to affirm the trial court's ruling that the Governor has the constitutional authority to appoint the Lieutenant Governor in the event of a vacancy:
Today, the Missouri Senate, in a 26-7 vote, passed one of Governor Parson’s top legislative priorities. In the State of the State, Governor Parson presented a bold infrastructure plan which takes a serious step forward in addressing Missouri’s critical infrastructure needs across the State.
Governor Mike Parson announces six appointments to various boards and commissions and a county office vacancy.
Governor Parson appointed Calea Stovall-Reid as Circuit Judge of the 22nd Judicial Circuit. She will fill the vacancy created by the appointment of the Honorable Robin Ransom to the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District.
Governor Mike Parson makes a statement on Missouri Senate Action on Infrastructure.
Governor Mike Parson today requested the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) participate in joint Preliminary Damage Assessment in seven Missouri counties in response to devastating Missouri River flooding that began in March. The joint teams will survey damage in preparation for a request from the Governor for federal disaster assistance.
Today, Governor Mike Parson, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, and Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts met with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to hear an updated assessment of flood damage and look ahead on the Missouri River outflow. However, the primary purpose was to identify regional solutions for recovery and levee repairs.
Today, Governor Mike Parson announces five appointments to various boards and commissions and a county office.
Governor Parson appointed Virginia Lay as Associate Circuit Judge for the 21st Judicial Circuit She will fill the vacancy created by the end of the Honorable Judy P. Draper’s term.
Governor Parson appointed Alisha O’Hara as Associate Circuit Judge for Clay County. She will fill the vacancy created by the appointment of the Honorable David Chamberlain, as Circuit Judge of the Seventh Judicial Circuit.