Tuesday, July 27, 2021 – Missouri political news headlines

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97.1 FM Talk (St. Louis): Dana Loesch returns to 97.1 FM Talk with ‘The Dana Show’ on August 2

Fox News: Josh Hawley introduces anti-CRT ‘Love America Act’ to teach patriotism in schools (link via

The Missouri Times: This Week in Missouri Politics recap: Mark McCloskey on U.S. Senate bid; Panel of Dem state reps Steve Butz and Marlene Terry, Franklin County Presiding Commissioner Tim Brinker (R), and Palm Strategic’s Scott Dieckhaus discuss Medicaid expansion

SNL: Self-described “socialist” and “anarchist” group leader recruiting for “SWMO Solidarity Network” to “take back the narrative on what socialism means”

SNL: Photo gallery: Overweight man with pink bandana wears mask outdoors; Lithe blonde holds sign demanding “fair tretment [sic]”; more

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air with Sarah Fenske: SLU sociology professors reads her wish list for spending Missouri’s opioid settlement money: Free syringes for addicts, etc.

The Missouri Times: Capitol Briefs: Hawley asks U.S. Supreme Court to overturn federal abortion cases

Missouri Independent: Hawley urges U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade in Mississippi abortion case

The Missouri Times: Missouri’s abortion law: A look where it stands now

KC Star: Hawley: U.S. Supreme Court should overturn key abortion decision

P-D: Faced with staffing shortages, Missouri veterans homes seek funding boost

Missourinet: Look for new thrill rides and a full carnival at August Missouri State Fair in Sedalia

SNL: Missouri’s COVID-19 vaccine lottery is underway. Here’s what you need to know.

The Missouri Times: Gov. Parson: Mask mandates undermine vaccination efforts

The Missouri Times: AG Eric Schmitt sues St. Louis City, St. Louis County over ‘unconstitutional’ mask mandate

Missouri Independent: China virus news roundup: Mask mandate lawsuits, hospital execs trying out “anguish” and “heartbreak” messaging themes, more

97.1 FM Talk: Mark Reardon Show: AG Eric Schmitt discusses lawsuit over St. Louis City and St. Louis County mask mandates

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air with Sarah Fenske preview: Legal roundtable to discuss AG Eric Schmitt’s lawsuit over mask mandates

KSGF (Springfield): Nick Reed show: Guest host Kyle Wyatt talks with Sen. Mike Moon (R-Ash Grove) about vaccine mandates in Missouri, serving in the Missouri House vs. Missouri Senate, why electing same Senate leadership would be “insane” (5:30), more

P-D: Renewed mask order starts now in St. Louis City, St. Louis County

The Missouri Times: Missouri issues school reopening guidelines

KC Star: Regional China virus update

P-D editorial: Colleagues must hold Cori Bush to the same standards applied to Trump

Joplin Globe editorial: Voters, now courts have spoken on Medicaid expansion

P-D editorial: It’s time for the private sector to close its doors to the unvaccinated

KC Star’s Lisa Guttierez: Truman Medical Centers leads by example in requiring employee vaccinations – and stands on solid legal ground

Columbia Missourian’s Ken Midkiff: Missourians who decline COVID vaccine believe microchip and sterility myths, conspiracies about “the gummint”

Missouri Independent op-ed: Kaiser Health News’ Eric Berger: As Missouri implements PDMP, public health officials coalesce around new “crisis”: claiming PDMP pushes addicts into heroin and fentanyl

P-D letter: Oakville octogenarian claims Gov. Parson used to oppose vaccinations

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