Saturday, July 24, 2021 – Missouri political news headlines
Published (updated: ) in Missouri Political News - Daily Headlines. Tags: Ameren Illinois, Ameren Missouri, Amy Gunn, Governor Mike Parson, Gregg Keller, Jeanne Kuang, John Combest, Missouri COVID Delta variant news, Missouri COVID spread, Missouri Medicaid expansion news, Missouri political journalism, Missouri vaccine incentives.
St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air with Sarah Fenske: Monday show preview: SLU sociology professor offers her wish list of how Missouri should spend opioid settlement money
The Missouri Times: Missouri Supreme Court rules Legislature can limit non-economic damages
Joplin Globe: Medicaid expansion a waiting game after Missouri Supreme Court ruling; Thoughts from House Budget Chairman Cody Smith (R-Carthage); Local 21-year-old activist says her employer’s health insurance is too expensive and she’d rather get Medicaid for “free”
P-D: After lengthy battle, fight over Medicaid expansion in Missouri nears end
97.1 FM (St. Louis): Reardon Roundtable: GOP consultant Gregg Keller, Democrat consultant/personal injury attorney Amy Gunn discuss Missouri Medicaid expansion (29:30)
Columbia Missourian: Gov. Parson vetoes law that would have addressed legality of Columbia mayor’s campaign committee
KC Star: Missouri Circle of Hope owners out on bond after COVID claim
KC Star: Gov. Parson’s administration says federal funds critical to “massive investment” in Missouri’s public health system; Advocacy groups cheer COVID’s role in “expos(ing) the lack of public health infrastructure”
The Missouri Times: Springfield lawmakers to host vaccination clinic
KRES/KWIX (Moberly): Local health departments have freedom to decide on participation in vaccine incentive program
St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis City, St. Louis County to renew mask mandates on Monday
P-D: St. Louis City, St. Louis County to reinstate mask mandate, some of first in U.S.
SNL: Regional China virus update
SNL: Roughly 50 local vaccination events scheduled through August
The Missouri Times: PSC to consider Ameren Illinois transmission line running through Missouri
JCNT editorial: Will big interest in vaccine lottery lead to more shots?
P-D letter: Tucson, Ariz. septuagenarian watches national media coverage of murderers in Missouri prisons, hopes Missourians are “haunted” by “this travesty“
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