Gov. Mike Parson

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July 24, 2019 - 12:34 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The chairman of a committee that oversees Missouri’s Medicaid program was replaced amid a steep drop in people receiving health care through the program. Timothy McBride, who was appointed chairman of the MoHealthNet Oversight Committee in 2013 by Democratic then-Gov. Jay...
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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson
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July 18, 2019 - 12:25 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's Democratic state auditor says Republican Gov. Mike Parson was reimbursed for unnecessary travel when he previously served as lieutenant governor. Auditor Nicole Galloway on Thursday released a report criticizing Parson for being reimbursed for travel expenses...
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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson
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July 10, 2019 - 4:09 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has signed a business incentive bill aimed in part at enticing General Motors to expand in the state. Parson signed the legislation Wednesday in his Capitol office. The measure authorizes up to $50 million of tax credits for General Motors to...
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July 09, 2019 - 5:56 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues have scored another victory — this time, at the Missouri Capitol. Gov. Mike Parson signed legislation Tuesday that authorizes up to $70 million in state subsidies over two decades to help pay for renovations at the arena where the...
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July 09, 2019 - 4:04 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has signed legislation that could free hundreds of prisoners who are currently serving mandatory sentences. The bill signed Tuesday exempts some nonviolent offenses from a state law requiring people to serve at least 40%, 50% or 80% of their...
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July 08, 2019 - 12:26 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An appellate court panel ruled Monday that the American Civil Liberties Union can soon begin collecting signatures that would put a new Missouri law banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy to a public vote. A three-judge panel of the state’s Court of Appeals found that...
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June 14, 2019 - 4:38 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson officially declared June 15 as St. Louis Blues Day statewide. A tweet posted to the governor's Twitter Friday afternoon said: "In celebration of the @StLouisBlues first-ever Stanley Cup victory, Saturday, June 15, 2019, shall officially be known as St...
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June 12, 2019 - 3:15 pm
By SUMMER BALLENTINE JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s top election official on Tuesday rejected a third petition for a public vote on a new law banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft’s action came as opponents of the law are fighting in court to force...
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June 11, 2019 - 10:40 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has signed a roughly $30 billion budget outlining state spending for the next year. Parson on Monday approved the package of budget bills for the fiscal year that begins in July. The budget includes $61 million more in core K-12 public school...
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June 06, 2019 - 11:12 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Efforts to repeal Missouri's new abortion ban with a public vote have hit a roadblock. Republican Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft said in a press conference Thursday that the state Constitution prohibits a referendum on the bill. The state's top election official says that's...
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