MO.gov News Feed: Government /news-rss?filter=government MO.gov News Feed: Government Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:40:05 +0000 en-us 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. Lieutenant Governor Parson Presented the 2017 Governor’s Cup to Stone Hill Winery https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lieutenant-governor-parson-presented-2017-governors-cup-stone-hill-winery/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lieutenant-governor-parson-presented-2017-governors-cup-stone-hill-winery/ Mon, 13 Nov 2017 20:20:29 +0000 (JEFFERSON CITY) The Missouri Wines, 2017 Governor Cup was awarded to the Held family, owners of Stone Hill Winery in Hermann. Stone Hill received the prestigious award as a result of being voted 2017s Best Wine in Missouri. The champion wine consisted of a Dry Red, 2015 Norton. Hundreds of Missouri wines are judged annually... Read more » The post Lieutenant Governor Parson Presented the 2017 Governor’s Cup to Stone Hill Winery appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Boards & Commissions Task Force Delivers Final Report – Recommends Nearly 450 Eliminations and Consolidations https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/boards-commissions-task-force-delivers-final-report-recommends-nearly-450-eliminations-consolidations/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/boards-commissions-task-force-delivers-final-report-recommends-nearly-450-eliminations-consolidations/ Mon, 06 Nov 2017 09:26:04 +0000 (JEFFERSON CITY) – The Boards and Commissions Task Force co-chaired by Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson delivered its final report to Governor Eric Greitens on October 31, and recommends nearly 450 eliminations and consolidations to Missouri’s boards and commissions. “The Task Force has done a terrific job of recommending needed change to our state’s 200+ boards... Read more » The post Boards & Commissions Task Force Delivers Final Report – Recommends Nearly 450 Eliminations and Consolidations appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson Condemns Alleged Poor Treatment of Service Members at St. Louis Veterans https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lieutenant-governor-mike-parson-condemns-alleged-poor-treatment-service-members-st-louis-veterans/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lieutenant-governor-mike-parson-condemns-alleged-poor-treatment-service-members-st-louis-veterans/ Tue, 31 Oct 2017 08:28:32 +0000 10-31-17 – Press Release – STL Veterans Home (002) The post Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson Condemns Alleged Poor Treatment of Service Members at St. Louis Veterans appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson to Launch the “Buy Missouri” Program in Statewide Tour October 24-25 https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lieutenant-governor-mike-parson-launch-buy-missouri-program-statewide-tour-october-24-25/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lieutenant-governor-mike-parson-launch-buy-missouri-program-statewide-tour-october-24-25/ Fri, 20 Oct 2017 08:20:35 +0000 (JEFFERSON CITY) – Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson will launch a new statewide program called “Buy Missouri” to the public next Tuesday and Wednesday, October 24-25. “Buy Missouri” recognizes and promotes products made within the State of Missouri. Members of the media and general public are welcome and encouraged to attend. Who:              Lieutenant Governor Michael L.... Read more » The post Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson to Launch the “Buy Missouri” Program in Statewide Tour October 24-25 appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson to Launch Buy Missouri Program Next Week https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lieutenant-governor-mike-parson-launch-buy-missouri-program-next-week/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lieutenant-governor-mike-parson-launch-buy-missouri-program-next-week/ Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:16:52 +0000 (JEFFERSON CITY) – Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson will launch a new statewide program called “Buy Missouri” next week. The program will recognize and promote products made within the borders of Missouri while strengthening the state’s economy. “Our state has hundreds of quality products, and deserve the recognition that Buy Missouri will bring to them”, said... Read more » The post Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson to Launch Buy Missouri Program Next Week appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson Invites All Veterans, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Personnel to Veterans Week Kickoff on Saturday, November 4 https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lieutenant-governor-mike-parson-invites-veterans-law-enforcement-emergency-personnel-veterans-week-kickoff-saturday-november-4/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lieutenant-governor-mike-parson-invites-veterans-law-enforcement-emergency-personnel-veterans-week-kickoff-saturday-november-4/ Thu, 05 Oct 2017 12:04:01 +0000 (JEFFERSON CITY) – Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson has extended an invitation to all Missouri veterans, law enforcement, and emergency personnel to attend a Veterans Week Kickoff event at the Missouri State Capitol on Saturday, November 4 at 10:00 a.m. The ceremony will kick off a week of veteran events across Missouri to celebrate America’s veterans,... 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