State and Regional News

Governor signs Executive Order 20-08 regarding notary public in response to COVID-19

At today’s press briefing, Governor Mike Parson announced he has signed Executive Order 20-08 suspending a statutory requirement that a notary public must conduct the notarization of official documents while the signer appears personally in front of him or her.

$13.6 million in CDBG funds announced for Missouri COVID-19 response efforts

The Missouri Department of Economic Development announced today that it will receive $13.6 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) to support Missouri’s COVID-19 response efforts.

Governor assures Missourians food supply chain remains strong

At today’s press briefing, Governor Mike Parson assured Missourians that the state’s food supply chain remains strong.
Governor Parson was joined by Missouri Department of Public Safety Director Sandy Karsten, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Director Dr. Randall Williams, Missouri Department of Agriculture (MDA) Director Chris Chinn, and President of Sysco Foods St. Louis Rob Kirkland.