Missouri Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson is requesting a increase in his office’s budget. Lt. Mike Parson is asking his $541,000 per year be increased by $50,000 so he can hire a private driver and legal staff. His office currently doesn’t have any legal staff. Parson says the private driver would be used business trips around the state. Last year he was reimbursed $4,622 for travel expenses according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.