Governor Mike Parson Delivers State Of The State Address

In an effort to retain and attract quality employees, Governor Mike Parson proposes a pay increase for state employees during his State of the State Address to the General Assembly this (Wednesday) afternoon.

Following a recap of 2020, Governor Parson’s speech focused on priorities for 2021, including education and workforce development, infrastructure, stronger communities, health care, and government reform.

Parson’s administration will ask for five million dollars to continue expanding and improving broadband services across the state and is proposing more than twenty million dollars to establish 50 new community mental health and substance use disorder advocates and six new crisis stabilization centers across Missouri.

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