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On the eve of ceremonies honoring St. Louis World War II pilot John G. Kriegshauser and his B-17 crew for sacrificing their own lives to save English school children, Governor Mike Parson presented the British Ambassador to the United States with a proclamation honoring 82-year-old Tony Foulds for his tireless efforts to preserve the legacy of the heroic American crew.

President Donald Trump today announced he has appointed Governor Mike Parson to the Council of Governors, a panel of U.S. governors who advise the U.S. Secretary of Defense, Secretary of Homeland Security, and the White House Homeland Security Council on issues related to the National Guard and national defense, U.S. homeland security, civil support missions, and disaster response.

Governor Parson today announced nine new appointments to various boards and commissions.

Today, on behalf of more than 25,000 members of Missouri FFA, Governor Mike Parson proclaimed February 16-23, 2019, to be National FFA Week in Missouri.

On Thursday, Governor Parson visited bridges in Fenton, St. Clair, and St. James as part of his “Focus on Bridges” proposal.

This week, Governor Mike Parson plans to visit 5 of the 250 bridges scheduled for immediate repair or replacement if his administration’s proposed funding program is passed by the Missouri General Assembly this year.

Continuing his goal of ending childhood obesity, fitness icon Jake Steinfeld, Chairman of the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils (NFGFC), has kicked off 2019 by selecting the State of Missouri for its 2019 DON’T QUIT! Campaign.

On Saturday, February 16, 2019, Governor Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson will host the first annual Heart for the Hungry Food Drive.

Governor Parson, Speaker of the House Elijah Haahr, business community leaders, and other stakeholders held a roundtable at SMC Packaging Group to discuss workforce development priorities.

After hearing public testimony last week, the House Workforce Development Committee unanimously voted earlier this week to pass House Bill 225, a bill creating Fast Track, a new financial aid program that will help provide training and put more Missourians to work.