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Missouri Governor Parson Appoints Hansbrough As Circuit Judge
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Missouri Governor Parson Appoints Hansbrough As Circuit Judge

Governor Parson Appoints Honorable W. Ann Hansbrough As Circuit Judge For Sixth Judicial Circuit JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Today, Governor Mike Parson appointed the Honorable W. Ann Hansbrough as Circuit Judge for the Sixth Judicial Circuit.  She will fill the Circuit Judge vacancy created by the term expiration of the Honorable James W. Van Amburg.  Judge Hansbrough, of Parkville, currently serves as an Associate Circuit Court Judge for the Sixth Judicial Circuit.  She holds a Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Missouri – Columbia and her Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri – Columbia School of Law.
Missouri Governor Parson Appoints Various Positions
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Missouri Governor Parson Appoints Various Positions

Names Acting Director of Division of Professional Registration Jefferson City, MO (STL.News) Today, Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced five appointments to various boards and commissions and filled seven county office vacancies.  Governor Parson also named the new Acting Director of the Division of Professional Registration. Samuel Adams, of Ferguson, was appointed to the State Board of Mediation. Mr. Adams has served as business representative and organizer for the St. Louis – Kansas City Carpenters Regional Council since 2017.  Mr. Adams has more than 15 years of experience as a union carpenter, serving as job steward, foreman, and general foreman.  He completed the St. Louis Carpenters’ Joint Apprenticeship Program and holds a certification from the United States Department of L...
Missouri Governor – Partnership with Health Care Services Expand Statewide Hospital Capacity
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Missouri Governor – Partnership with Health Care Services Expand Statewide Hospital Capacity

Jefferson City, MO (STL.News)  As hospitals across Missouri continue to face staffing challenges due to COVID-19, Missouri Governor Mike Parson today announced a 12-week partnership with Vizient, the nation’s leading health care performance improvement company, to bring in additional staff and further expand statewide hospital capacity. “Since the start of COVID-19, we have continually monitored Missouri’s statewide health care system and focused on supporting our hospitals and health care workers as much as possible,” Governor Parson said.  “Staffing continues to be one of the biggest challenges right now, and we are currently doing everything we can at the state level to assist.” “Other states like Arizona have worked with Vizient through the COVID-19 crisis, so we are hopeful that...
Missouri Governor Receives Final Report from Missouri 2020 Complete Count Committee
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Missouri Governor Receives Final Report from Missouri 2020 Complete Count Committee

Jefferson City, MO (STL.News)  Pursuant to Executive Orders 18-12 and 20-13, Missouri  Governor Mike Parson has received the Final Committee Report of the Missouri 2020 Complete Count Committee. The report details the committee's many actions to support a complete count of Missouri's population during the 2020 Census. "I want to thank Committee Chair Karen Best and the entire 2020 Complete Count Committee for their actions in supporting a complete count of all Missourians in the 2020 Census" said Governor Parson. "While this year has brought its share of challenges, the committee made every effort to reach Missouri's hard-to-count groups. We are proud that their efforts resulted in a 99.9 percent enumeration rate in the state of Missouri, which guarantees Missouri fair representation in...
Missouri Governor: Changes In K-12 School Quarantine Guidance
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Missouri Governor: Changes In K-12 School Quarantine Guidance

Governor Parson Announces Changes In State’s K-12 School Quarantine Guidance Proper Mask Usage May Prevent Close Contacts from Quarantining JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News)  Today, Governor Mike Parson, the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) announced modifications to Missouri’s K-12 school reopening and operating guidance. The large number of students and school staff members quarantined in recent weeks has presented a significant strain for educators, school leaders, and Missouri families alike. “We know that COVID-19 is not going away soon, so it is important that we continue to evaluate the guidance we’re issuing at the state level to make sure our procedures are sustainable for the next several months,” Gover...
Missouri Governor Proposes New Legislation of Covid-19 Liability
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Missouri Governor Proposes New Legislation of Covid-19 Liability

Governor Parson Expands Call To Special Session, Proposes New Legislation Regarding Covid-19 Liability JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Today, Governor Mike Parson expanded his call to special session to include a new bill regarding COVID-19 liability. The proposed legislation provides liability protection relating to a declared state of emergency for health care providers, manufacturers, businesses, schools, churches, and nonprofit organizations, among others. “Since the start of COVID-19, our health care providers have gone above and beyond to respond to COVID-19 and provide exceptional care in an unprecedented and rapidly changing environment,” Governor Parson said.  “Many other organizations across the state have also been instrumental in our response efforts, including manufacturers, b...
Missouri Governor Encourages To Honor The Veterans Day
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Missouri Governor Encourages To Honor The Veterans Day

Governor Parson Encourages Missourians To Honor Those Who Have Served On Veterans Day JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Today, Governor Mike Parson released the following statement regarding the observance of Veterans Day: "On this Veterans Day, I encourage all Missourians to honor the service, sacrifice, and courage of our nation's veterans.  These brave men and women deserve the highest appreciation and utmost respect not just today but every day," Governor Parson said.  "As Governor and a veteran myself, it is always a privilege to thank the many veterans I meet while traveling across the state.  We are proud that Missouri is home to nearly 450,000 veterans, and we will always honor their service and commitment to our country.  America owes a debt of gratitude to all service members who ha...
Missouri Gov. Parson Appoints William M. Corrigan, Jr. As Circuit Judge
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Missouri Gov. Parson Appoints William M. Corrigan, Jr. As Circuit Judge

Governor Parson Appoints William M. Corrigan, Jr. As Circuit Judge For The 21st Judicial Circuit JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Today, Governor Mike Parson appointed William M. Corrigan, Jr. as Circuit Judge for the 21st Judicial Circuit.  He will fill the Circuit Judge vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable John Warner, Jr. Mr. Corrigan, of St. Louis, currently serves as a partner at Armstrong Teasdale LLP.  He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame in Indiana and a Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law. STL.News References: Governor Mike Parson Missouri
Missouri Gov. Parson Announces New Adoption Record For Region
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Missouri Gov. Parson Announces New Adoption Record For Region

JEFFERSON CITY,  MO (STL.News) Governor Mike Parson announced that Southeastern Missouri has achieved a new record for adoptions. Despite the challenges of COVID-19, Missourians in the Southeast region of the state overcame these obstacles to ensure 418 children and youth have a forever family to call their own – an increase of 57 additional adoptions from last year’s numbers. The region as a whole and seven individual counties – Dunklin, Howell, Iron, New Madrid, Oregon, Phelps, and St. Francis – all set a five-year high for adoptions. “We are very proud of the dedication of the Department of Social Services, foster care case management partners, the courts, and adoptive parents who worked exceptionally hard this past year to ensure 1,740 Missouri children across the state now have a lo...
Missouri Gov. Parson To Host Heart For The Hungry Food Drive
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Missouri Gov. Parson To Host Heart For The Hungry Food Drive

Governor And First Lady Parson To Host Second Annual Heart For The Hungry Food Drive JEFFERSON CITY,  MO (STL.News) Today, Governor Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson announced the second annual Heart for the Hungry Food Drive beginning Monday, November 16 through Friday, November 20, 2020. “Last year, our goal was to collect 2,019 pounds of food and non-perishable items.  This year we are increasing that goal to include 2,020 pounds of food and $2,020 in monetary donations.  For every $1 donation, $21 worth of food will be purchased for Missouri families,” Governor and First Lady Parson said in a joint statement.  “Whether it be across the state or across the street, there are countless Missourians who will be touched by your generosity.  We thank you in advance for your considerat...
Missouri Ranks In Top 3 In 2020 Digital States Survey
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Missouri Ranks In Top 3 In 2020 Digital States Survey

Missouri Ranks In Top 3 In 2020 Digital States Survey, Receives Grade A For Data-driven Government JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Governor Mike Parson announced that Missouri has been recognized as a national leader in digital technology best practices. The Center for Digital Government (CDG) released its 2020 Digital States Survey, which showed that Missouri received a grade of “A,” one of the top grades among all 50 states.  The grade A demonstrates very strong innovation and high-performing solutions with verifiable impacts across all categories. Missouri was also recognized as one of the top three states in data driven government for its use of systematic, data-based analytical mechanisms and techniques to efficiently and effectively manage state business and IT functions. “Our admin...
Missouri Governor Parson Appoints William P. Devoy As Associate Circuit Judge
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Missouri Governor Parson Appoints William P. Devoy As Associate Circuit Judge

Governor Parson Appoints William P. Devoy As Associate Circuit Judge For 9th Judicial Circuit JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Governor Mike Parson appointed William P. Devoy as Associate Circuit Judge for the 9th Judicial Circuit.  He will fill the Associate Circuit Judge vacancy created by the death of the Honorable Scot T. Othic. Mr. Devoy, of Brookfield, is currently an Attorney at Elson & Devoy, P.C.  He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Rockhurst University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law. CLICK to VIEW SOURCE
Missouri Governor Parson Appoints Jeffrey P. Medler As Associate Circuit Judge
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Missouri Governor Parson Appoints Jeffrey P. Medler As Associate Circuit Judge

Governor Parson Appoints Jeffrey P. Medler As Associate Circuit Judge For 21st Judicial Circuit JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Governor Mike Parson appointed Jeffrey P. Medler as Associate Circuit Judge for the 21st Judicial Circuit.  He will fill the Associate Circuit Judge vacancy created by the death of the Honorable John R. Essner. Mr. Medler, of St. Louis, currently serves as a partner at Medler, Karsten & Bridges LLC.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Boston College and a Juris Doctorate from St. Louis University School of Law. CLICK to VIEW SOURCE
Missouri Governor Parson Appoints Honorable Sarah A. Castle As Circuit Judge
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Missouri Governor Parson Appoints Honorable Sarah A. Castle As Circuit Judge

Governor Parson Appoints Honorable Sarah A. Castle As Circuit Judge For The 16th Judicial Circuit JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Governor Mike Parson appointed the Honorable Sarah A. Castle as Circuit Judge for the 16th Judicial Circuit.  She will fill the Circuit Judge vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Sandra C. Midkiff. Judge Castle, of Kansas City, currently serves as an Associate Circuit Judge for the 16th Judicial Circuit.  She holds a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts and sciences and a master’s degree in political science from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.  She holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. CLICK to VIEW SOURCE Can also be viewed on USANewsToday.net Can also be viewed on DSNNews.net
Missouri Governor Appoints Judge Kelly C. Broniec to Court of Appeals, Eastern District
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Missouri Governor Appoints Judge Kelly C. Broniec to Court of Appeals, Eastern District

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Today, Missouri Governor Mike Parson appointed Judge Kelly C. Broniec to the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District. Judge Broniec will succeed Judge Roy L. Richter who retired in July of 2020. Judge Broniec holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from William Woods University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law. A resident of Montgomery City, Judge Broniec is an active member of the Montgomery City Kiwanis Club and the Montgomery City Chamber of Commerce.  Judge Broniec and her family are active members of their church and participate in numerous community activities.  
Missouri Governor Parson Announces Completion Of Covid-19 Vaccine Plan To The CDC
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Missouri Governor Parson Announces Completion Of Covid-19 Vaccine Plan To The CDC

Governor Parson Announces Completion Of Missouri Covid-19 Vaccine Plan, Submission To Cdc JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Governor Mike Parson announced that Missouri has submitted its plan for administering the impending COVID-19 vaccine to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Governor Parson was joined by Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) Director Dr. Randall Williams during today’s weekly briefing to announce the completion of the plan, which was due to the CDC by October 16. “This has been an incredible collaborative effort, and I want to thank all of the agencies and partners involved for their hard work and dedication.  In the midst of an ever-changing and unprecedented situation, our team of professionals has done outstanding work to develop a...
Missouri Governor & First Lady Parson To Hold Parson Family Fall Festival
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Missouri Governor & First Lady Parson To Hold Parson Family Fall Festival

Governor And First Lady Parson To Hold Parson Family Fall Festival And Trick-or-treating Events At People’s House JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Governor Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson announced that the third annual Parson Family Fall Festival has been rescheduled and will be held jointly with the annual trick-or-treating event at the People’s House.  The event will be held on the lawn of the Missouri Governor’s Mansion on Saturday, October 31, 2020, from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. “We are excited to announce that we will be combining the Parson Family Fall Festival and annual Halloween celebration into one event,” Governor and First Lady Parson said in a joint statement.  “We look forward to seeing all the children in their costumes and making the People’s House a memorable and fun experi...
Missouri Governor Parson Awards Medals To First Responders & Civilians For Heroic Actions In 2019
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Missouri Governor Parson Awards Medals To First Responders & Civilians For Heroic Actions In 2019

Governor Parson Awards Missouri Public Safety Medals To First Responders And Civilians For Heroic Actions In 2019 11 First Responders and 6 Civilians Receive Missouri’s Highest Public Safety Honors JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Today, Governor Mike Parson awarded Missouri Public Safety Medals to a total of 11 first responders and six civilians for heroic and live-saving actions during 2019. The awards represent the state’s highest recognition for first responders working as individuals and as members of a team during critical incidents.  The civilians were honored for taking on harrowing risks during emergencies to save lives and support first responders. “Each year, this award ceremony demonstrates the heroic, life-saving acts our first responders selflessly perform to protect their fel...