Missouri’s chief executive joined U.S. Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II, Missouri Department of Agriculture Director Chris Chinn, Agricultural Business Council of Greater Kansas City representatives, and USMCA Coalition-Washington representatives aboard Kansas City Southern’s Southern Belle train to tour and learned more about grain elevators located throughout Missouri’s 5th district Friday.
Before the event began, Parson held a ceremonial signing of SCR 4 naming the Kansas City Chiefs as the official football team of Missouri.
Today we signed SCR 4 — designating the @Chiefs as the official NFL team of the state of Missouri!
— Governor Mike Parson (@GovParsonMO) September 6, 2019
This week, Parson also meet with the Missouri Legislative Black Caucus Executive Board; toured WW Wood Products, Inc.; attended a meet and greet with Nestle Purina; saw the groundbreaking for the Truman Library; attended a Boeing expansion event; and spoke at the Governor’s Conference on Economic Development.
Honored to meet Harry S. Truman’s oldest grandson, Clifton Truman Daniel, at the groundbreaking ceremony today. Mr. Daniel serves as Honorary Chairman of the Board of the @TrumanLibInst, proudly carrying on the legacy of his grandfather. pic.twitter.com/drSPIyaiDk
— Governor Mike Parson (@GovParsonMO) September 5, 2019
Great to hear @GovParsonMO report on economic growth in Missouri in the past year at the Governor’s Conference on Economic Development. Lots of new jobs in science and tech sectors including 500 positions with @Bayer4CropsUS. pic.twitter.com/6nshCvBcsj
— Rachel K. Owen, PhD (@RachelKSoils) September 5, 2019
Missouri and St. Louis have such incredible leaders. Thank you to @GovParsonMO and @LydaKrewson for your participation in Navy Week with Vice Admiral Thomas Moore at the @STLRegChamber this morning. #MOLeg pic.twitter.com/C1jSeaKlCh
— Adam Kazda (@Adam_Kazda) September 5, 2019
Alisha Shurr is a reporter for the Missouri Times and Missouri Times Magazine. She joined the Missouri Times in January 2018 after working as a copy editor for her hometown newspaper in Southern Oregon. Alisha is a graduate of Kansas State University. Contact Alisha at firstname.lastname@example.org.