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Today, Governor Mike Parson announced seven appointments to various boards and commissions.

Briggs & Stratton, a gasoline engine manufacturer, today announced the expansion of its current facility in Poplar Bluff, creating 130 new jobs over the next 12 months with an average salary of $36,531 and additional hiring in 2021.

This week, agriculture giant Bunge announced the relocation of its global headquarters from White Plains, New York, to the St. Louis metropolitan area, increasing the company’s presence in the state.

With the completion of The Missouri Way’s first year, this month marks another major milestone for the state’s advanced management training program.

Governor Mike Parson has concluded his second international Trade Mission. Aligning with the administration’s focus on infrastructure and workforce development, a primary goal of the mission was to examine the feasibility of using an infrastructure asset recycling program in Missouri to raise revenue and strengthen the state’s infrastructure.

Today, Governor Mike Parson ordered U.S. and Missouri flags to be flown at half-staff at government buildings across the state on Monday, August 12, 2019, in honor of Representative Rebecca Roeber.

In this year's legislative session, the Missouri General Assembly appropriated $50 million to the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) and the Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) to create the Governor’s Transportation Cost-Share Program, which aims to build partnerships with local entities to deliver road and bridge projects. Guidelines and applications for the cost-share program are now available.

Today, Governor Mike Parson announced residents affected by flooding or severe storms in six additional Missouri counties – Callaway, Jefferson, Lewis, McDonald, Newton, and Saline – are eligible to apply for federal assistance.

Today, Governor Mike Parson announced nine appointments to various boards, commissions, and county offices.

Today, Governor Mike Parson called for a special election to fill four House of Representative vacancies due to the resignation of Representatives Brandon Ellington, DaRon McGee, Cora Faith Walker, and Bruce Franks Jr.