Governor Parson Holds Press Briefing at Missouri State Fair

Governor Mike Parson highlighted personal responsibility and acknowledged the youth’s hard work during a speech at the Missouri State Fair yesterday (Thursday).

Parson said the fair was not going to be canceled on his watch.

The governor said most people at the fair were social distancing and individuals have to make choices and assess the risks.

The Missouri State Fair began in 1901, and has only been canceled once.

The fair ends on August 23rd.