Missouri Governor

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 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 Senator Gina Walsh Applauds Governor for Signing Cybersecurity Bill into State Law

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Missouri Senate Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors, thanked the governor for signing House Bill 1606, which includes language from Senate Bill 582, sponsored by Sen. Walsh, into state law.  This legislation aims to establish additional cybersecurity protections for Missouri’s school-age children by requiring schools to notify parents if their … Continue reading Missouri Political News: Missouri Senator Gina Walsh Applauds Governor for Signing Cybersecurity Bill into State Law

Missouri Political News: Missouri Lawmakers React to Governor Parson’s Speech During Joint Legislative Session

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — The new Missouri governor addressed lawmakers during a joint legislative session on Monday, June 11.  Following the speech, lawmakers from both sides of the aisle reacted to the governor’s first major address to the Missouri General Assembly. SOURCE: news provided by SENATE.MO.GOV

Missouri Political News: Missouri Senator Denny Hoskins Supports Mike Parson as Missouri’s New Governor

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — “Today marks a new beginning for the Show-Me State.  After a very successful legislative session, we have set the bar high for supporting Missouri businesses and attracting more jobs to our great state.  Only by working together can the legislative and executive branch build a better future for Missouri. “The last … Continue reading Missouri Political News: Missouri Senator Denny Hoskins Supports Mike Parson as Missouri’s New Governor

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.  | Missouri governor who vowed to fight scandal instead quits

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.  — On a dreary overcast day, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens stood in a light rain near the Governor’s Mansion and recounted his grueling training as a Navy SEAL officer to suggest he would never quit fighting allegations of sexual misconduct and campaign finance violations. Less than two weeks later, Greitens announced Tuesday … Continue reading JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.  | Missouri governor who vowed to fight scandal instead quits

KANSAS CITY, Mo | Fellow military vet to succeed Greitens as Missouri governor

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens’ resignation announcement Tuesday will elevate another military veteran and conservative Republican to the state’s top job, and his experience working with legislators could smooth his transition to power. Mike Parson will automatically ascend from lieutenant governor to governor on Friday when Greitens steps down. The current … Continue reading KANSAS CITY, Mo | Fellow military vet to succeed Greitens as Missouri governor

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo | FBI briefed on allegations against Missouri governor

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Allegations of sexual misconduct and campaign finance violations against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens have been shared with federal authorities by a private attorney and a key lawmaker, according to testimony Thursday during a legislative hearing. The hearing by a special House committee considering whether to recommend Greitens’ impeachment frequently turned … Continue reading JEFFERSON CITY, Mo | FBI briefed on allegations against Missouri governor