Today, Governor Mike Parson announced that Alex Tuttle will assume the role of Legislative Budget Director for the Office of the Governor effective today, July 1, 2021. Mr. Tuttle has worked for the State of Missouri for more than a decade. Most recently, he served as the Legislative Liaison for the Department of Health and Senior Services, where he worked with legislators and Governor Parson’s administration on a variety of issues, including the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to joining the Department of Health and Senior Services, Mr. Tuttle served as a Budget Analyst for the Missouri State Senate for 10 years. Throughout his time with the Missouri Senate, he worked on various budget related projects and numerous state agency budgets.