MO.gov News Feed: Lieutenant Governor /news-rss?filter=lieutenant_governor MO.gov News Feed: Lieutenant Governor Sat, 23 Jun 2018 02:36:11 +0000 en-us Missouri leaders support Lt. Governor Mike Kehoe https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/missouri-leaders-support-lt-governor-mike-kehoe/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/?post_type=news&p=2960 Mon, 18 Jun 2018 17:03:37 +0000 (Jefferson City, Mo.) – Lt. Governor Mike Kehoe released the following statement: “When Governor Parson called and asked me to assist him in this great endeavor, it was one of the most humbling and unbelievable days in my life. And like the governor, I do believe that public service is a privilege, and one that... Read more » The post Missouri leaders support Lt. Governor Mike Kehoe appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Lt. Gov. Parson Receives Security Briefing, Continues Outreach to Missouri Leaders in Advance of Transition https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lt-gov-parson-receives-security-briefing-continues-outreach-to-missouri-leaders-in-advance-of-transition/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/?post_type=news&p=2941 Fri, 01 Jun 2018 13:40:21 +0000 (Jefferson City, Mo.) – Lt. Gov. Mike Parson today received a security briefing at the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency and continued making a massive number of calls outreaching to Missouri leaders in advance of tomorrow’s transition. “I appreciate the service of our leadership and personnel at the Missouri Department of Public Safety,” said Lt. Gov. Parson. ... Read more » The post Lt. Gov. Parson Receives Security Briefing, Continues Outreach to Missouri Leaders in Advance of Transition appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Schedule Announced for the Governor’s Swearing-in Ceremony https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/schedule-announced-for-the-governors-swearing-in-ceremony/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/?post_type=news&p=2939 Fri, 01 Jun 2018 13:39:04 +0000 (JEFFERSON CITY) – The following is the schedule for the Governor’s Swearing-in Ceremony:  Who:               Lieutenant Governor Michael L. Parson        What:              Swearing-in Ceremony When:              Friday, June 1, 2018 4:00 p.m. Prayer Service (First Baptist Church, 301 E. Capitol Ave., Jefferson City, MO 65101) Private Service-Not open to the general public Open to media   5:30 p.m.... Read more » The post Schedule Announced for the Governor’s Swearing-in Ceremony appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Lt. Gov. Mike Parson Readies for Friday’s Transition https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/lt-gov-mike-parson-readies-for-fridays-transition/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/?post_type=news&p=2928 Wed, 30 May 2018 16:44:06 +0000 (JEFFERSON CITY) – Lt. Gov. Mike Parson spent today preparing for Friday’s transition with a non-stop series of meetings and phone calls. Parson will become Missouri’s next governor on Friday, June 1 at 5:00 pm. “We are taking every step and working around the clock to ensure Missouri state government does not miss a beat throughout this transition. My... Read more » The post Lt. Gov. Mike Parson Readies for Friday’s Transition appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Missouri State Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson statement on the resignation of Governor Greitens https://ltgov.mo.gov/news/missouri-state-lieutenant-governor-mike-parson-statement-on-the-resignation-of-governor-greitens/ https://ltgov.mo.gov/?post_type=news&p=2923 Tue, 29 May 2018 20:53:06 +0000 (JEFFERSON CITY, MO) Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson released the following statement today regarding Governor Greitens’ resignation: Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson states, “With Governor Greitens’ decision to resign from office, he has put the best interests of our state and all Missourians at the forefront where they belong. This is a decision that will allow our... Read more » The post Missouri State Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson statement on the resignation of Governor Greitens appeared first on Missouri Office of the Lieutenant Governor. 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/?post_type=news&p=2914 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/?post_type=news&p=2910 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/?post_type=news&p=2896 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/?post_type=news&p=2849 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/?post_type=news&p=2843 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/?post_type=news&p=2830 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/?post_type=news&p=2778 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/?post_type=news&p=2773 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/?post_type=news&p=2769 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/?post_type=news&p=2717 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.