MO.gov News Feed: Government /news-rss?filter=government MO.gov News Feed: Government Fri, 25 May 2018 04:57:26 +0000 en-us Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson Announces Winners of the 2018 Senior Service Awards https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lieutenant-governor-mike-parson-announces-winners-of-the-2018-senior-service-awards/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lieutenant-governor-mike-parson-announces-winners-of-the-2018-senior-service-awards/ Thu, 03 May 2018 13:24:27 +0000 (JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson announced the winners for the Lieutenant Governor’s Senior Service Award. The award promotes and highlights the positive accomplishments Missouri’s senior citizens provide to their local communities. This year, 90 winners were chosen from 152 nominees, representing 77 counties across Missouri. “I am pleased to see so many... Read more » The post Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson Announces Winners of the 2018 Senior Service Awards appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson Supports Trump Administration Border Security Effort https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lieutenant-governor-mike-parson-supports-trump-administration-border-security-effort/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lieutenant-governor-mike-parson-supports-trump-administration-border-security-effort/ Tue, 01 May 2018 08:25:40 +0000 (JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson announced his support for President Trump’s call to mobilize the National Guard to secure our southern border, writing a letter to President Trump and issuing the following statement: “I fully support President Trump’s call to deploy the National Guard to bolster border security efforts. If called upon... Read more » The post Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson Supports Trump Administration Border Security Effort appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Statement Regarding the House Special Investigative Committee Report of Governor Eric Greitens https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/statement-regarding-the-house-special-investigative-committee-report-of-governor-eric-greitens/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/statement-regarding-the-house-special-investigative-committee-report-of-governor-eric-greitens/ Thu, 12 Apr 2018 07:42:15 +0000 (JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson released the following statement today regarding the House investigation of Governor Eric Greitens. Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson states, “With the recent events that have distracted our great state, I want to say with all sincerity that it is time to unite and put aside our differences. Over... Read more » The post Statement Regarding the House Special Investigative Committee Report of Governor Eric Greitens appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Lt. Gov. Mike Parson Applauds House Passage of Lawsuit Reform Bill, Encourages Passage of Legislation in Senate https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lt-gov-mike-parson-applauds-house-passage-of-lawsuit-reform-bill-encourages-passage-of-legislation-in-senate/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lt-gov-mike-parson-applauds-house-passage-of-lawsuit-reform-bill-encourages-passage-of-legislation-in-senate/ Wed, 14 Mar 2018 16:33:00 +0000 (JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – Lt. Gov. Mike Parson has released the following statement thanking the House for perfecting Rep. Glen Kolkmeyer’s HB1578 and encouraging the Senate to pass Sen. Brian Munzlinger’s SB546, a similar bill currently awaiting a vote. “I applaud the House for taking a step to rid our state of junk lawsuits by... Read more » The post Lt. Gov. Mike Parson Applauds House Passage of Lawsuit Reform Bill, Encourages Passage of Legislation in Senate appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Lieutenant Governor Parson Attended the Funeral of Clinton Police Officer Christopher Ryan Morton https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lieutenant-governor-parson-attended-the-funeral-of-clinton-police-officer-christopher-ryan-morton/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lieutenant-governor-parson-attended-the-funeral-of-clinton-police-officer-christopher-ryan-morton/ Mon, 12 Mar 2018 16:35:29 +0000 (Clinton, MO) – Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson attended the funeral of Clinton Police Officer Christopher Ryan Morton on March 12, 2018. Officer Morton, 30, lost his life in the line of duty on March 6, 2018. Lieutenant Governor Parson said, “I am deeply saddened by the death of Officer Morton. I served in law enforcement... Read more » The post Lieutenant Governor Parson Attended the Funeral of Clinton Police Officer Christopher Ryan Morton appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson Seeks Nominations for Senior Service Award https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lieutenant-governor-mike-parson-seeks-nominations-senior-service-award-2/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lieutenant-governor-mike-parson-seeks-nominations-senior-service-award-2/ Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:58:54 +0000 (Jefferson City, MO) – Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson is seeking nominations for the 2018 Lieutenant Governor’s Senior Service Award. The Lieutenant Governor’s Senior Service Award was enacted in 2005 to promote and highlight the positive accomplishments that Missouri’s senior citizens continually provide to their local communities. “As an advocate for Missouri’s seniors, I am proud... Read more » The post Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson Seeks Nominations for Senior Service Award appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Statement from Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson on the Inaccurate Reports Regarding the FY19 Budget https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/statement-lieutenant-governor-mike-parson-inaccurate-reports-regarding-fy19-budget/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/statement-lieutenant-governor-mike-parson-inaccurate-reports-regarding-fy19-budget/ Wed, 31 Jan 2018 15:40:04 +0000 (JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – On January 30, 2018, several media outlets reported on the Office of Lieutenant Governor’s FY19 budget. Many of the headlines read, “Missouri’s Lieutenant Governor Wants a Personal Driver.” All proceedings are recorded, and it is important that the information be accurately reported and perceived correctly.   The Office of Lieutenant Governor... Read more » The post Statement from Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson on the Inaccurate Reports Regarding the FY19 Budget appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Lieutenant Governor Parson Travels to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, to Represent Missouri for the Arrival of the USS Missouri (SSN-780) https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lieutenant-governor-parson-travels-pearl-harbor-hawaii-represent-missouri-arrival-uss-missouri-ssn-780/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lieutenant-governor-parson-travels-pearl-harbor-hawaii-represent-missouri-arrival-uss-missouri-ssn-780/ Wed, 24 Jan 2018 17:09:11 +0000 Lieutenant Governor Parson will travel to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, for a two-day ceremony to formally welcome the seventh Virginia-class attack nuclear submarine, fourth ship in the United States Navy named in honor of the USS Missouri (SSN-780) into Pearl Harbor. This historical event was planned and orchestrated by the USS Missouri Memorial Association. In addition... Read more » The post Lieutenant Governor Parson Travels to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, to Represent Missouri for the Arrival of the USS Missouri (SSN-780) appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson Holds an Awards Ceremony for “Vacation Missouri” Photo Contest https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lieutenant-governor-mike-parson-holds-awards-ceremony-vacation-missouri-photo-contest/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lieutenant-governor-mike-parson-holds-awards-ceremony-vacation-missouri-photo-contest/ Tue, 23 Jan 2018 10:21:42 +0000 On January 22, 2018, Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson held an awards ceremony for the Office of Lieutenant Governor’s “Vacation Missouri” Photo Contest winners.   The contest promoted Missouri tourism and the many wonders of the state, both natural and manmade. This year 118 entries were received from people across the United States who live and/or... Read more » The post Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson Holds an Awards Ceremony for “Vacation Missouri” Photo Contest appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Lieutenant Governor Parson was the Keynote Speaker for the Santa Fe Agri-leaders (Missouri Chapter of the Young Farmers and Farm Wives) Annual Meeting https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lieutenant-governor-parson-keynote-speaker-santa-fe-agri-leaders-missouri-chapter-young-farmers-farm-wives-annual-meeting/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lieutenant-governor-parson-keynote-speaker-santa-fe-agri-leaders-missouri-chapter-young-farmers-farm-wives-annual-meeting/ Thu, 11 Jan 2018 14:27:18 +0000 (ALMA, MO) – Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson spoke at the Santa Fe Agri-leaders (Missouri Chapter of the Young Farmers and Farm Wives) annual meeting at the Santa Fe High School in Alma, Missouri. The Lieutenant Governor addressed a crowd of approximately 100 community members representing agriculture.   “Advocacy for agriculture is important and critical for... Read more » The post Lieutenant Governor Parson was the Keynote Speaker for the Santa Fe Agri-leaders (Missouri Chapter of the Young Farmers and Farm Wives) Annual Meeting appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Missouri Farmers Care Hall of Fame https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/missouri-farmers-care-hall-fame/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/missouri-farmers-care-hall-fame/ Thu, 11 Jan 2018 14:21:47 +0000 (Columbia, MO) – On January 6, 2018, Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson was inducted into the inaugural Missouri Farmers Care (MFC) Hall of Fame. MFC honored the Lieutenant Governor for his steadfast leadership and support of agriculture, specifically the Missouri Right to Farm constitutional amendment. He along with Congressman Jason Smith, Senator Brian Munzlinger, Representative Bill... Read more » The post Missouri Farmers Care Hall of Fame appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor. 2018 Legislative Agriculture Chairs Summit https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/2018-legislative-agriculture-chairs-summit/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/2018-legislative-agriculture-chairs-summit/ Thu, 11 Jan 2018 14:20:45 +0000 (Kansas City, MO) – On January 5, Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson provided the opening remarks at the opening session of the 2018 Legislative Agriculture Chairs Summit. Participants from approximately 47 states and 8 Canadian provinces were represented. The State Agriculture and Rural Leaders (SARL) Legislative Agriculture Chairs Summit is the only national legislative meeting which... Read more » The post 2018 Legislative Agriculture Chairs Summit appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson Announces Kelli Jones As Public Relations/Communications Coordinator https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lieutenant-governor-mike-parson-announces-kelli-jones-public-relations-communications-coordinator/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lieutenant-governor-mike-parson-announces-kelli-jones-public-relations-communications-coordinator/ Tue, 19 Dec 2017 08:50:49 +0000 (JEFFERSON CITY) – Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson has announced an addition to his staff in Jefferson City. Kelli Jones has joined the Lieutenant Governor’s office as Public Relations/Communications Coordinator. She is filling the position that was held by Tyler Habiger, who accepted a job with the Kansas University Endowment Association in Lawrence, Kansas. Kelli Jones’... Read more » The post Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson Announces Kelli Jones As Public Relations/Communications Coordinator appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Statement from Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/statement-lieutenant-governor-mike-parson-3/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/statement-lieutenant-governor-mike-parson-3/ Thu, 07 Dec 2017 16:56:34 +0000 (JEFFERSON CITY) – Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson released the following statement today in response to the mass shooting at Aztec High School in Aztec, NM. It is difficult to comprehend the tragedy that took place today at Aztec High School in Aztec, NM. The lives of two students were cut short by this senseless act... Read more » The post Statement from Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson Attends National Lieutenant Governors Association 2017 Business Meeting https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lieutenant-governor-mike-parson-attends-national-lieutenant-governors-association-2017-business-meeting/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lieutenant-governor-mike-parson-attends-national-lieutenant-governors-association-2017-business-meeting/ Thu, 30 Nov 2017 14:12:24 +0000 (SAN DIEGO, CA) – Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson is attending the National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA) 2017 Business Meeting this week in San Diego, CA with other lieutenant governors from around the country. “It’s always a privilege to be with my fellow lieutenant governors and exchange ideas and insights on how we can best serve... Read more » The post Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson Attends National Lieutenant Governors Association 2017 Business Meeting appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor.