Audio: Missouri Governor Parson says “Economic development is centered around river management”

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Governor Parson was among three governors meeting in Iowa Wednesday afternoon to get an update from federal officials on Missouri River flooding.  Parson says Missouri, Iowa, and Nebraska needs to be on the same page when it comes to flood response.

 

 

Parson says state officials should have “a more active role” in making decisions about long-term river management. The governors of Missouri, Iowa, and Nebraska met with Army Corps and Federal Emergency Management officials Wednesday in Iowa to come up with additional flood-prevention measures.

 

 

Governor Parson says economic development of states along the Missouri River is centered around river management. The governors met with Army Corps and Federal Emergency Management officials Wednesday in Council Bluffs to come up with more flood-prevention solutions.

 

 

Travel problems prevented the governor of Kansas from attending the gathering, but she plans to be part of the next meeting in three weeks.