Tuesday, July 20, 2021 – Missouri political news headlines

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Missourinet: New Missouri law to remove limit on annual college tuition hikes

Missouri Independent: Federal appeals court will review decision in Missouri abortion ban lawsuit

The Missouri Times: Gov. Parson: Missouri schools teach diversity, not critical race theory

Fox 2 KTVI (St. Louis): Lawmakers hear testimony on critical race theory in Missouri schools

P-D: State lawmakers hold hearing on critical race theory

KC Star: Missouri lawmakers press state for evidence of critical race theory in schools

Missouri Independent: Opponents of critical race theory urge lawmakers to take action

AP: Missouri lawmakers hold hearing on critical race theory and diversity, inclusion and equity (DIE)

KSGF (Springfield): Nick Reed show: Back on Track America and Christians Uniting for Political Action to host town hall on critical race theory next Tuesday (26:00); Sen. Mike Moon (R-Ash Grove) to hold town halls on vaccine mandates (27:30)

KMZU (Carrollton): Gov. Parson to make appearances in Sedalia on Thursday

SE Missourian: Gov. Parson signs bill designating SEMO with mission for arts, computer science, cybersecurity

P-D: Gov. Parson narrows choice for new DHSS director

Missouri Independent: Jefferson City attorney to take over from Bryan Cave law firm in Greitens Confide case

The Missouri Times: Missouri PSC considers Spire case after Supreme Court remand

KCUR: Kansas City gymnast on USA women’s team gets COVID vaccine in June, tests positive for COVID in July

KC Star: Vaccinated KC gymnast catching COVID hints at ‘freaky’ scene ahead

KC Star: “Long-haul” COVID patient profile: Woman who chose to be morbidly obese with diabetes, high blood pressure and acid reflux struggles with COVID recovery, complains about medical bills

P-D: State, regional China virus update

Joplin Globe editorial: U.S. Rep. Jason Smith’s tweet criticizing forced vaccinations was reckless and dangerous

KC Star editorial: Recreational marijuana may be on a Missouri ballot soon. Here’s what’s standing in its way

The Missouri Times op-ed: Missouri AFL-CIO President Jake Hummel: Missourians agree ‘right-to-work’ is wrong. The PRO Act will support the will of the people

Columbia Missourian’s Ken Midkiff: Missouri Republicans passed – and Gov. Parson signed – a voter suppression bill

Washington Missourian letter: Missouri Gaming Association’s Mike Winter: Crackdown needed on illegal gambling devices

P-D letter: Richmond Heights man mocks southwest Missouri COVID patients, GOP elected officials and “Make America Great Again crowd” for not getting COVID vaccine

P-D letter: St. Louis City sexagenarian mocks GOP elected officials for getting COVID vaccine

KC Star letters: Overland Park, KS sexagenarian wants answers from Gov. Parson on COVID plans for fall; Hamden, CT septuagenarian disapproves of Gov. Parson’s “tough on crime” stance

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