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Governor Mike Parson was unanimously elected to join the Board of Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) earlier this month.

Governor Mike Parson today announced two new appointments to the Missouri Housing Development Commission: Mark Elliff of Carthage and Rick McDowell of Parkville.

Governor Parson appointed Steven Privette as Presiding Judge for the 37th Judicial Circuit, which includes Howell, Oregon, Shannon, and Carter Counties.

Governor Parson announced five new appointments to various boards and commissions.

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.