Governor Parson attends working lunch with President Trump

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Today, Governor Mike Parson attended a working lunch with President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence to discuss best practices and lay out Missouri’s top priorities, including infrastructure and workforce development.

“In order for Missouri to move forward, we must work together to address major issues, including infrastructure and workforce development,” said Governor Mike Parson. “I appreciate President Trump’s commitment and invitation to play a role in strengthening State and Federal government partnerships. It’s important that we discuss best practices to tackle shared challenges and priorities. In order to continue our strong economic growth, we must address our infrastructure needs, ensure our workforce is ready, and remove job-killing regulations.”

Governor Parson also met with Secretary Alexander Acosta, U.S. Department of Labor; Secretary Elaine Chao, U.S. Department of Transportation; senior officials from the U.S. Department of Commerce; and the Small Business Administration. Governors from eight states joined the lunch, including Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, Utah, and Wisconsin.

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