Thursday, July 15, 2021 – Missouri political news headlines

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The Missouri Times:  Caleb Rowden meets with NRCC in D.C. as he considers congressional bid

Heartlander News:  Former Boone County Clerk Taylor Burks announces bid for 4th Congressional District

CDT:  Former Boone County Clerk Taylor Burks kicks off campaign for Vicky Hartzler’s seat

Brownfield Ag News:  Vicky Hartzler on bipartisan bill to bring broadband to rural schools, farms and small businesses

P-D:  Cori Bush secures $9 million of taxpayer funding for first pet projects:  Cathy “Mama Cat” Daniels’ Pot Bangerz home for “black trans women,” Farrakhan Shegog’s “community space” on Martin Luther King Ave., etc.

SE Missourian:  Cape VA health center work progressing, set for Feb. 1 opening

Missouri Independent:  Black politicos praise former state Rep. Betty Thompson (D-University City)

St. Louis Public Radio: Medicaid expansion case could bring seismic change to Missouri’s politics and economy

SE Missourian:  “There’s just literally no one to work”:  Despite Gov. Parson’s effort to end robust handouts, popular Italian restaurant to close tomorrow

The Missouri Times:  Bipartisan police, criminal justice bill signed into law

JCNT:  Gov. Parson signs public safety law

KCUR:  New Missouri law will ban “chokeholds” and let prosecutors challenge wrongful convictions

The Missouri Times:  Bipartisan parole changes for minors signed into law

The Missouri Times:  David Dorn, killed in 2020 Black Lives Matter riot, honored with 2 memorial highways

The Missouri Times:  New commission to take on cybersecurity threats

Missourinet:  Gov. Parson signs private schooling tax credit bills

The Missouri Times:  Missouri enacts protections for children at reform schools

JCNT:  Governor signs bill regulating child care residential homes in Missouri

Missourinet:  Missouri boarding school abuse victim on new law:  “We can finally say we are heard”

KC Star:  ‘A big day’ for victims of reform school abuse as Gov. Parson signs Missouri oversight bill

The Missouri Times:  Missouri adds Purple Star Campus designation to schools aiding military-connected children

The Missouri Times:  New law shields landowners from liability over camping injuries, prescribed burns

P-D:  State, regional China virus update

Missouri Independent:  State, regional China virus update

Missouri Independent:  Shannon County China virus update

SE Missourian:  Regional China virus update

SNL:  Regional China virus update

KC Star:  Springfield region China virus update

JCNT editorial:  Team effort needed to prevent pregnancy-related deaths in Missouri

KC Star editorial:  Mayor Quinton Lucas did better than most during early China virus days, and Gov. Parson “has been a COVID no-show”

KC Star’s Judy Thomas and Laura Bauer:  Congratulations to us for the success of Missouri reform school legislation

KC Star’s Melinda Henneberger:  Conversations with the backward unvaccinated people of Nixa and the “toxic amount of twaddle on the street”

P-D letter:  Manchester sexagenarian attempts wordplay on state’s motto

KC Star letters:  Ferguson sexagenarian says Gov. Parson went “hat in hand to President Joe Biden” for COVID help;  Kansas City sexagenarian attempts wordplay on “Show-Me State”

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