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Today, Governor Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson announced that the third annual Parson Family Fall Festival has been rescheduled and will be held jointly with the annual trick-or-treating event at the People’s House. The event will be held on the lawn of the Missouri Governor’s Mansion on Saturday, October 31, 2020, from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Today, Governor Mike Parson awarded Missouri Public Safety Medals to a total of 11 first responders and six civilians for heroic and live-saving actions during 2019.

Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced a $9.88 million Port Infrastructure Development Grant to the Kansas City Port Authority (Port KC) for the Missouri River Terminal (MRT) project. 

Governor Mike Parson has ordered the Missouri State Capitol dome and Missouri Governor’s Mansion to shine pink beginning Friday, October 9, 2020, through Sunday, October 11, 2020, in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Today, Governor Mike Parson announced over $133 million in funding to support critical services in several areas, including nearly $95 million in CARES Act funding and $40 million in general revenue. Nearly $100 million of these funds will support K-12 and higher education. 

Today during a ceremony in the Governor's Office, Governor Mike Parson pinned Missouri National Guard Adjutant General Levon E. Cumpton from one to two stars, advancing his rank to Major General.

Today, Governor Mike Parson attended a ribbon cutting event at Missouri Western State University (MWSU) to celebrate the completion of its Center for Excellence in Applied Health Care Learning (CEAHL).

The Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Commission has voted to require annual training in de-escalation techniques and recognizing implicit bias for all Missouri law enforcement officers.

After testing positive for COVID-19 on September 23, Governor Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson have both fully recovered and returned to their regular schedules.

Governor Mike Parson has ordered the Missouri State Capitol dome and Missouri Governor’s Mansion to shine purple on Tuesday, October 6, 2020, in recognition of Alzheimer’s Awareness Day.