Mike Parson

Missouri News: Governor Parson Appoints Steven Privette as Presiding Judge for the 37th Judicial Circuit

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri Governor Parson appointed Steven Privette as Presiding Judge for the 37th Judicial Circuit, which includes Howell, Oregon, Shannon, and Carter Counties.  Privette won the August primary election and is running unopposed in the November general election.  He will succeed Judge David Evans. Privette has practiced law in Willow Springs since … Continue reading Missouri News: Governor Parson Appoints Steven Privette as Presiding Judge for the 37th Judicial Circuit

Missouri News: Governor Mike Parson Applauds Missouri General Assembly’s Passage of STEM Education, Treatment Courts, 43 Board Appointments

Creation of STEM Education and Treatment Court Expansion Will Aid in Preparation of Missouri’s Workforce JEFFERSON CITY, MO — With the nearly unanimous, bipartisan approval from the Missouri Senate on Friday, two pieces of legislation will now go to the Governor’s desk to be signed into law.  The Missouri General Assembly met this week to … Continue reading Missouri News: Governor Mike Parson Applauds Missouri General Assembly’s Passage of STEM Education, Treatment Courts, 43 Board Appointments

Missouri News: Governor Parson Appoints Associate Circuit Judge John N. Borbonus III as Circuit Judge for the 21st Judicial Circuit, St. Louis County

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced the appointment of Associate Circuit Judge John N. Borbonus III, as circuit judge for the 21st Judicial Circuit in St. Louis County, to take effect September 21, 2018.  He will fill the vacancy upon the September 20, 2018, retirement of Judge Douglas R. Beach.  Judge Borbonus … Continue reading Missouri News: Governor Parson Appoints Associate Circuit Judge John N. Borbonus III as Circuit Judge for the 21st Judicial Circuit, St. Louis County

Missouri News: Governor Mike Parson Announces Colonel Sandra Karsten as Director of the Department of Public Safety

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Yesterday, Governor Mike Parson announced Colonel Sandra Karsten as Director of the Department of Public Safety.  Prior to her appointment, Karsten served 33 years at the Missouri Highway Patrol. “Colonel Karsten is an exemplary public servant, and throughout her 33-year law enforcement career, she’s demonstrated the professionalism and integrity for which … Continue reading Missouri News: Governor Mike Parson Announces Colonel Sandra Karsten as Director of the Department of Public Safety

Missouri News: Missouri Secretary of State, Ashcroft, to Visit Missouri State Fair, Attend Governor’s Ham Breakfast

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft will visit the Missouri State Fair tomorrow and join Gov. Mike Parson, other elected officials and agricultural leaders at the 66th annual Governor’s Ham Breakfast, which begins at 8 a.m. at the state fairgrounds in Sedalia. “The breakfast is a great chance for Missourians to … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Secretary of State, Ashcroft, to Visit Missouri State Fair, Attend Governor’s Ham Breakfast

BRANSON, Missouri | The Latest: Parson: First responders prevented worse tragedy

BRANSON, Mo. — The Latest on a deadly tourist boat accident in Missouri (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson says emergency responders and civilian rescuers helped prevent an even worse tragedy after a duck boat capsized on a lake and killed 17 people. Parson spent Friday in the Branson area after the … Continue reading BRANSON, Missouri | The Latest: Parson: First responders prevented worse tragedy

Missouri Political News: Missouri Governor Mike Parson Signs Final Bills of 2018 Legislative Session

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri Governor Mike Parson signed six additional bills on Friday.  Legislation that was signed included improving education, protecting children, and amending Missouri’s prevailing wage law. HB 1606, an education bill sponsored by Rep. Elaine Gannon, will help students with their high school equivalency, choosing between the ACT and ACT WorkKeys assessment, … Continue reading Missouri Political News: Missouri Governor Mike Parson Signs Final Bills of 2018 Legislative Session

Missouri Political News: Missouri Governor Mike Parson Signs Income Tax Cut for Missourians

Announces First Step to Long-term Tax Reform JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri Governor Mike Parson visited Springfield, MO on Thursday to sign an income tax cut bill that will allow Missouri families to keep more of their paychecks.  This new tax cut will boost Missouri’s economy with reforms to both the individual income tax and … Continue reading Missouri Political News: Missouri Governor Mike Parson Signs Income Tax Cut for Missourians