Governor to advocate for trade in Japan

FILE - Missouri Gov. Mike Parson delivers the State of the State address on Jan. 18, 2023, in Jefferson City, Mo. Parson on Friday, June 30, 2023, signed a close to $52 billion state budget that includes billions of dollars in funding to expand Interstate 70 across the state but also cuts roughly $555 million in spending that lawmakers wanted. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

Gov. Mike Parson will be traveling to Japan for his latest trade mission.

The governor and first lady will be in Japan from Oct. 7-12 to promote Missouri as a prime location for Japanese companies to do business.