Today, Governor Parson announced that Jennifer Tidball will take over as the Acting Director of the Department of Social Services (DSS) effective May 15. She currently serves as the Deputy Director of DSS.

Today, Governor Parson released the following statement on the passage of SB 68, a comprehensive economic development strategy for growth across Missouri.

Governor Parson traveled to the St. Louis area to assess the flooding in the region. He took an aerial tour along the Missouri, Mississippi, and Maramec Rivers.

Governor Mike Parson announced a package of workforce and economic development legislation designed to make Missouri the "Best in the Midwest."

Governor Mike Parson signed a proclamation to declare May 5-11, 2019, as Public Service Recognition Week in the State of Missouri to honor Missouri’s public servants during Public Service Recognition Week, which is celebrated nationally.

Governor Parson has ordered the lighting of the Missouri State Capitol dome and the Law Enforcement Memorial in the Capitol’s north plaza to shine blue beginning Friday evening in honor of the state’s law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty.

Today the Missouri House of Representatives issued the final vote on Senate Bill 7, sending venue and joinder reform to the governor’s desk. The legislation, which passed 100-46, was sponsored by Sen. Ed Emery, R-Lamar.

On February 5, 2019, Governor Mike Parson signed a proclamation designating Thursday, May 2, 2019, as a Day of Prayer in Missouri. This will be observed on the same date as the 2019 National Day of Prayer.

As the 2019 tax season comes to a close, two key facts have emerged: Incomes are Up, and Taxes are Down.

Governor Mike Parson signed Executive Order 19-07 to extend EO 19-06, issued March 28, 2019. That order granted Director Carol Comer, Department of Natural Resources, discretionary authority to temporarily waive, or suspend the operation of, any statutory or administrative rule or regulation during the period of the flooding emergency, and the subsequent recovery period, to best serve the interests of the public health and safety. Executive Order 19-07 extends that authority through June 30, 2019.