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Governor Mike Parson met with Kansas City police officers Mike Delaney, Matthew “Buck” Williams, and Brent Cartwright, who were shot and wounded in the line of duty on July 15. Though coming under heavy fire, thankfully all three officers will overcome their injuries.

Today, Governor Parson attended a working lunch with President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence to discuss best practices and lay out Missouri’s top priorities, including infrastructure and workforce development.

Governor Mike Parson spent Friday in the Branson area meeting with survivors, victims’ relatives, rescuers, and emergency responders following the tragic sinking of a “duck” boat that killed 17 people in a severe storm on Thursday.

On Thursday, Governor Mike Parson spoke out in support of President Trump’s announcement on his new workforce development plan.

On Tuesday, Governor Mike Parson announced the appointments of 16 individuals to serve on the Child Abuse and Neglect Review Board, the Children’s Trust Fund Board, and the Missouri State Foster Care and Adoption Board.

This morning, Governor Mike Parson met with State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) Director Ernie Rhodes, Department of Public Safety Director Drew Juden, and SEMA Chief of Operations Terry Cassil to thank Cassil for his service before his departure to Hilo, Hawaii.

Today, Governor Mike Parson called upon the Missouri Department of Natural Resources to activate the Drought Assessment Committee and the associated drought impact teams.

Today, Governor Parson announced the launch of the Missouri Leadership Academy to develop emerging leaders from across the State of Missouri’s 16 executive departments. The State of Missouri has never before had such a leadership development program.

Governor Mike Parson signed six additional bills on Friday. Legislation that was signed included improving education, protecting children, and amending Missouri’s prevailing wage law.

Governor Mike Parson hosted a working dinner Wednesday evening at the Governor’s Mansion with agricultural leaders across Missouri. The Governor and leaders addressed agriculture priorities and concerns, including the drought, infrastructure needs, expanding trade opportunities, and workforce development.