MO.gov News Feed: Government /news-rss?filter=government MO.gov News Feed: Government Tue, 21 Nov 2017 17:19:38 +0000 en-us 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,... Read more » The post Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson Invites All Veterans, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Personnel to Veterans Week Kickoff on Saturday, November 4 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-2/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/statement-lieutenant-governor-mike-parson-2/ Tue, 03 Oct 2017 16:37:56 +0000 (JEFFERSON CITY) – Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson released the following statement today in response to the mass shooting in Las Vegas, NV. Few words can express the sadness I feel for all those affected by the mass shooting in Las Vegas early this morning, now the deadliest mass shooting in American history. Those affected were... Read more » The post Statement from Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson Announces Winners of the Vacation Missouri Photo Contest https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lieutenant-governor-mike-parson-announces-winners-vacation-missouri-photo-contest/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lieutenant-governor-mike-parson-announces-winners-vacation-missouri-photo-contest/ Tue, 03 Oct 2017 16:35:14 +0000 (JEFFERSON CITY) – Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson has announced the winners for the inaugural Vacation Missouri Photo Contest. The contest promotes 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 vacation in Missouri. “Our office was... Read more » The post Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson Announces Winners of the Vacation Missouri Photo Contest appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Statement from Lieutenant Governor and Missouri Senate President Mike Parson, September 13, 2017 https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/statement-lieutenant-governor-missouri-senate-president-mike-parson-2/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/statement-lieutenant-governor-missouri-senate-president-mike-parson-2/ Wed, 13 Sep 2017 16:01:21 +0000 (JEFFERSON CITY) – Lieutenant Governor and President of the Missouri Senate Mike Parson released the following statement today. __________________________________________________________________________________ Today was a sad day for the State of Missouri. I am very disappointed in the outcome of today’s proceedings. The failure today of several members of the Missouri Senate not to take a vote on... Read more » The post Statement from Lieutenant Governor and Missouri Senate President Mike Parson, September 13, 2017 appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Statement from Lieutenant Governor and Missouri Senate President Mike Parson https://ltgov.mo.gov/weekly-news-release/statement-lieutenant-governor-missouri-senate-president-mike-parson-2/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/weekly-news-release/statement-lieutenant-governor-missouri-senate-president-mike-parson-2/ Thu, 07 Sep 2017 12:40:03 +0000 JEFFERSON CITY) – Lieutenant Governor and President of the Missouri Senate Mike Parson made the following statement today from his office in Jefferson City. __________________________________________________________________________________ As Missouri’s official advocate for over 1.3 million seniors and over 480,000 veterans, I am urging the General Assembly to find an alternative funding source and restore these cuts so... Read more » The post Statement from Lieutenant Governor and Missouri Senate President Mike Parson appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Statement from Lieutenant Governor and Missouri Senate President Mike Parson, September 7, 2017 https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/statement-lieutenant-governor-missouri-senate-president-mike-parson/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/statement-lieutenant-governor-missouri-senate-president-mike-parson/ Thu, 07 Sep 2017 12:23:42 +0000 (JEFFERSON CITY) – Lieutenant Governor and President of the Missouri Senate Mike Parson made the following statement today from his office in Jefferson City. __________________________________________________________________________________ As Missouri’s official advocate for over 1.3 million seniors and over 480,000 veterans, I am urging the General Assembly to find an alternative funding source and restore these cuts so... Read more » The post Statement from Lieutenant Governor and Missouri Senate President Mike Parson, September 7, 2017 appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Statement from Lieutenant Governor and Missouri Senate President Mike Parson https://ltgov.mo.gov/weekly-news-release/statement-lieutenant-governor-missouri-senate-president-mike-parson/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/weekly-news-release/statement-lieutenant-governor-missouri-senate-president-mike-parson/ Thu, 07 Sep 2017 12:19:41 +0000 (JEFFERSON CITY) – Lieutenant Governor and President of the Missouri Senate Mike Parson made the following statement today from his office in Jefferson City. __________________________________________________________________________________ As Missouri’s official advocate for over 1.3 million seniors and over 480,000 veterans, I am urging the General Assembly to find an alternative funding source and restore these cuts so... Read more » The post Statement from Lieutenant Governor and Missouri Senate President Mike Parson 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/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/statement-lieutenant-governor-mike-parson/ Thu, 31 Aug 2017 15:42:13 +0000 (JEFFERSON CITY) – Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson released the following statement today regarding a recent social media post from State Representative Warren Love. ______________________________________________________________________ Representative Warren Love’s recent social media post is unacceptable and inexcusable. Regardless of the context or situation, no elected official should call for violence against anyone. I agree with Governor Greitens... Read more » The post Statement from Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson Seeks Submissions For “Vacation Missouri” Photo Contest https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lieutenant-governor-mike-parson-seeks-submissions-vacation-missouri-photo-contest/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lieutenant-governor-mike-parson-seeks-submissions-vacation-missouri-photo-contest/ Tue, 29 Aug 2017 10:09:14 +0000 (JEFFERSON CITY) – Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson recently announced a “Vacation Missouri” Photo Contest from the Office of Lieutenant Governor. All Missourians and those who visit Missouri are encouraged to submit their photography work for the contest. Winners will receive a proclamation from the Lieutenant Governor, an invitation to the Capitol for a recognition ceremony,... Read more » The post Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson Seeks Submissions For “Vacation Missouri” Photo Contest appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Letter to Missouri Senators https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/08-22-17-press-release-letter-missouri-senators/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/08-22-17-press-release-letter-missouri-senators/ Tue, 22 Aug 2017 15:59:24 +0000 (JEFFERSON CITY) – Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson sent the following letter today to members of the Missouri Senate asking them to begin proceedings to expel Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal from the Senate.   August 22, 2017 Members of the Missouri Senate Missouri State Capitol Jefferson City, Mo. 65101   Dear Colleagues, The recent inflammatory comments made... Read more » The post Letter to Missouri Senators appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor.