Parson announces Andrew Bailey as new Attorney General

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Governor Mike Parson announced Wednesday morning that Andrew Bailey, general counsel to the Governor's office, will be the state's new Attorney General.

His office scheduled a 9:30 a.m. press conference to introduce the replacement for Eric Schmitt, who won a seat in the U.S. Senate earlier this month.

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Schmitt was appointed to Attorney General after former Attorney General Josh Hawley was elected to the U.S. Senate, leaving the position open.

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