Monday, April 29, 2019 – Missouri political news headlines

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Brownfield Ag News:  Parson:  Significant progress with Corps on flooding

P-D:  Earth Day festival:  “Impeach Trump” stickers, theories on the dangers of safe herbicides and plastic straws, etc.

Columbia Missourian:  At Earth Day festival, environmentalists share lifestyle recommendations:  Households should use “family cloth” after toilet use instead of tissue paper, other totally sane and sanitary ideas

This Week in Missouri Politics:  Sen. Bill Eigel (R-Weldon Spring) on Internet sales tax, charter schools, relationship with Parson;  Panel of Reps. Mary Elizabeth Coleman (R-Arnold), Rep. Don Mayhew (R-Crocker), Angela Bingaman, Gregg Keller talk Title IX and due process, “Clean Missouri,” anti-trafficking, charter schools, more

John Combest’s book on Stalking, Harassment, Internet Trolling: A Guide to Recovering and Rebuilding After Online Attacks – free preview via Amazon’s “Look inside” feature

Excerpt from John Combest’s book, via Amazon: “I take one last look at my youngest daughter, nestled in Mommy’s arms in the hospital bed, blissfully unaware of what Daddy is dealing with. My daughter is two days old and was just subjected to her first online attack. Collateral damage of a strike aimed at me.”

Excerpt from John Combest’s book, via Amazon: “Chris created an anonymous ‘Mobile Payment News Service’ website dedicated to harassing …”

Missourinet:  PDMP could go to Missouri Senate floor for debate this week

St. Joseph News-Press:  Missouri’s humorous highway signs include, “Get your head out of your apps,” more;  MoDOT seeks punny suggestions from public

P-D’s Chuck Raasch:  Farewell column series, Part III:  I’m one of only two independent journalists covering D.C. for Missouri, and that’s a real shame

The Missouri Times op-ed:  Wash U. Med School’s Dr. Rupa Patel:  To improve Missouri’s health, we must decriminalize HIV

KC Star op-ed:  Urban health center’s LaTrischa Miles:  Bills from Rep. Holly Rehder (R-Sikeston) and Tracy McCreery (D-Olivette) help bring Missouri’s HIV policies into the 21st century

P-D letter:  St. Louis City mother recounts savagery her daughter faced in St. Louis Public Schools, thanks Sen. Andrew Koenig (R-Manchester) for work on Empowerment Scholarship Accounts

P-D letter:  Town and Country woman dislikes coal and Ameren

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