Governor Mike Parson signed Executive Order 21-06 this week, establishing the Show Me Strong Recovery Task Force. Parson said.COVID-19 had an overwhelming impact on businesses and communities across the state, but the economy continues to come back strong. Parson added that the state must remain vigilant in efforts and ensure small businesses have the support they need to recover and succeed. The purpose of the Show Me Strong Task Force is to study and develop recommendations on ways to support small businesses, including minority-owned businesses, throughout Missouri. The task force will also consider ways to better engage minority-owned businesses through existing economic development tools. The task force will submit a report of its findings and recommendations to the Governor by December 31st.