Following reports of a positive COVID-19 test for First Lady Teresa Parson, and due to quarantine restrictions, Gov. Mike Parson’s campaign staff has confirmed he will not be able to attend the Missouri Press Association/KOMU-8 gubernatorial forum scheduled for Friday, Sept. 25.

Plans are to reschedule the forum to a later date. More information about the rescheduled forum will be announced when details are finalized.

If you have any questions about MPA’s gubernatorial forum, please contact Executive Director Mark Maassen at 573-449-4167, ext. 308, or at