Today, Governor Mike Parson joined Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II, Missouri Department of Agriculture Director Chris Chinn, and various agriculture leaders to explore the benefits of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) to Missouri agriculture during a grain elevator tour of Missouri’s 5th Congressional District.

Today, the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission awarded construction contracts to rehabilitate or replace 14 of the state’s poor bridges.

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) will be able to replace 40 bridges in northern Missouri as a result of an announcement by Congressman Sam Graves that Missouri has received a $20.7 million federal grant through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Competitive Highway Bridge Program.

Today marks the official restructuring of four state agencies, signaling a major milestone in Governor Mike Parson’s plan to improve state government.

Governor Parson appointed Renée Hardin-Tammons as Circuit Judge for the 21st Judicial Circuit. She will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Thea A. Sherry.

Today, Governor Parson appointed Matthew Hearne as Associate Circuit Judge for the 21st Judicial Circuit. He will fill the vacancy created by the appointment of the Honorable Richard M. Stewart to Circuit Judge.

Today, Governor Mike Parson spoke to members of the Flood Recovery Advisory Working Group as he convened the first meeting at the Missouri Department of Natural Resources' headquarters.

Today, Governor Parson announced six appointments to various boards and commissions and one county office.

The Flood Recovery Advisory Working Group will hold its first meeting on Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. in the Lewis and Clark State Office Building, 1101 Riverside Drive, Jefferson City. Governor Parson is scheduled to speak at the meeting, which is open to the public.

Today, Governor Mike Parson announced a special session beginning September 9, 2019, that will run concurrently with veto session.