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Missouri and Kansas will not require vaccine passports

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The governors of Missouri and Kansas announced on Monday that they will not institute vaccine passports for citizens. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson said that although he doesn’t support state-mandated vaccine passports, he ...

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Virtual Pro-life Action Event starts today culminating in April rally

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The annual Pro-Life Lobby Day will be virtual as Missouri Right to Life works to elevate the issue in the state legislature. It begins March 9 and will run through April 14th ...

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Infrastructure and workforce development top priorities for Gov. Parson in 2021

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson promised to focus on workforce development and infrastructure development during his State of the State address recently. “Time and again, our administration has addressed the challenges of our ...

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Gov. Parson proclaims January 24-30 as School Choice Week in Missouri

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For the third consecutive year, the last week of January has been officially proclaimed Missouri School Choice Week by Gov. Mike Parson. His proclamation for the week recognizes that every Missouri student ...

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Missouri Governor Parson inauguration held

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson began a second term in office Monday with an inaugural ceremony that was scaled back. The event also marked kicked off Missouri’s bicentennial year. Up to 2,000 people ...

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Missouri budget to dip $400 million due to lockdowns

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The Missouri state budget for the next fiscal year will take a major as a result of economic fallout from pandemic lockdowns. The budget year that begins in July is expected to ...

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Missouri ranks fifth in the nation in economic recovery from pandemic

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The Missouri recovery is full steam ahead as the economy comes back strong from the pandemic. The state had the nation’s fifth-best employment recovery in November, according to a report released last week. ...

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Gov. Parson inauguration will tie into Missouri bicentennial

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Gov. Mike Parson intends to commemorate the beginning of Missouri’s bicentennial year when he takes the oath of office in January. “There’s a lot of focus around celebrating the state’s rich heritage ...

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Parson’s former chief of staff denounces Democrat TV ad that used his image

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Martin “Bub” Hohulin, former chief of staff to Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, said the Democratic Governors Association used footage of him in a TV commercial without his permission “Nobody asked my permission ...

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VOTER GUIDE: Missouri state offices

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Missouri’s state wide race generally coincide with presidential election years. As part of our voter guide, here are the candidates for this year’s state wide executive offices including Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Treasurer, ...

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McCloskey’s indicted on weapons charge; Gov. Parson promises pardon if convicted

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Mark and Patricia McCloskey, who were charged with brandishing weapons against a mob at their St. Louis home in July, have been indicted by a grand jury. The couple was indicted on ...

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Gov. Parson activates National Guard as precaution in wake of protests

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard as a precautionary measure as protests broke over the death of Breonna Taylor. He also said the ...

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All Missouri schools open for some type of classes, Gov. Parson says

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All Missouri public schools are back in session this week, whether in-person, online or a hybrid of the two for classes. “We want our kids in school.” Gov. Mike Parson said, “and ...

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Nicole Galloway accused of breaking state election laws

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Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway misused tax dollars for her gubernatorial campaign, according to a complaint filed with the Secretary of State. The complaint was made by Liberty Alliance USA last week to Missouri ...

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Cameras in nursing homes to motorcycle helmets: New Missouri laws go into effect today

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Several laws passed by the Missouri Legislature during the second regular session of the 100th General Assembly take effect today. Missourinet provided a brief overview of these new laws. Motorcycle helmets. House ...

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Special House session today will address rising crime rate in Missouri

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The Missouri House will meet today in a special legislative session called by Gov. Mike Parson to address the state’s rising crime rate. Unlike the state Senate, the House has broken proposed ...

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Missouri parents want schools to stop blocking their online access

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Many families continue to evaluate their options as the new school year approaches. Earlier this week, several Missouri parents and the National Center for Public School Options testified before the state Joint ...

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White House coronavirus expert Deborah Birx meets with Missouri officials            

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Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, praised Missouri’s box-in testing strategy, which involves testing, contact tracing, isolation and quarantine. “This box-in strategy that is being used here in Missouri ...

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The Baptist Home advocates for elderly during pandemic

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Rodney Harrison knows something about the elderly and how to care for them. During the pandemic Harrison has worked to gain support for aging issues and has spoken with the Missouri Deputy ...

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Vice President Mike Pence offers additional assistance to Missouri

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Vice President Mike Pence called Missouri Gov. Mike Parson to offer additional assistance and resources to fight COVID-19. “We are grateful to both our vice president and to President Trump for their ...

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Republicans battle it out in primary for Missouri Governor and two state house seats

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is favored to win the Republican primary Aug. 4. Missouri State Auditor, Nicole Galloway is the presumptive winner in the Democrat primary. Both the Democrat and Republican primary ...

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Missouri State Fair will be limited to youth livestock show only

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The upcoming Missouri State Fair will look much different this year. Although much of the programming has been cancelled, it will continue to showcase youth in agriculture. “We care deeply about the ...

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Missouri schools face teacher and bus driver shortage

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Fear surrounding Covid-19 will make it even harder for Missouri schools to fill staff positions this fall according to state news outlets. This even as CDC data shows children are the lowest-risk ...

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Missouri receives grant to help tourism industry recovery

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Help is on the way for Missouri’s tourism industry, decimated by state and local lockdown orders. Gov. Mike Parson on Thursday announced a $15 million grant to help make attractions safer. “So ...

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American Jewish Committee commends Gov. Parson for signing anti-BDS bill

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Gov. Mike Parson signed a bill into law that makes Missouri the 30th state to take action against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, which seeks to delegitimize and demonize Israel. The ...

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