JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri Governor Mike Parson plans to announce his appointment for attorney general Wednesday morning.

Current Attorney General Eric Schmitt will become the state’s new U.S. senator in January. Parson plans to announce his replacement at 9:30 a.m. in Jefferson City.

The governor also needs to appoint a new state treasurer. Current Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick was elected as the new state auditor.