Gov. Mike Parson

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AP News Staff
September 06, 2019 - 7:50 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is pledging more resources and help from the Missouri State Highway Patrol to counteract a rash of gun violence and child murders that have shaken St. Louis, but he remains noncommittal on whether cities should be able to enact their own gun control laws...
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Marc LaVoie
August 29, 2019 - 6:54 am
There will be a special veto session for Missouri legislators Sept. 9-13, but gun violence is not on the agenda, which bothers some state lawmakers. Governor Mike Parson is against an emergency session, and does not support changing gun laws for individual cities. "You see Chicago does that, and it...
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AP News Staff
July 12, 2019 - 4:46 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Some Missouri school children could get an extra week out of school in August next year. Gov. Mike Parson on Thursday signed legislation to push back the start date for public schools by an extra four days. Current state law allows schools to start no sooner than 10 days...
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Marc LaVoie
May 20, 2019 - 4:41 am
Hundreds of abortion rights proponents gathered at the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City Sunday to voice their anger with the Missouri legislature, which passed one of the nation's strongest abortion bills last week. The bill heads to the desk of Gov. Mike Parson, who has said he will sign it into...
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Marc LaVoie
January 17, 2019 - 7:28 am
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson laid out his agenda for infrastructure and workforce development in his state of the state address. The governor proposed a new $22-million grant program to help adults get degrees they need to land high-demand jobs. He also called for $16 million for colleges and...
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KMBZ News Staff
June 12, 2018 - 6:34 am
In his first address before a joint session of the Missouri legislature, Gov. Mike Parson praised lawmakers for their work despite the tumultuous climate in Jefferson City. "You respected the process and you respected the people of this state," Parson said. "In the midst of political strife, you...
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