Monday, August 16, 2021 – Missouri political news headlines

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This Week in Missouri Politics: Kit Bond talks with Scott Faughn about Missouri bicentennial, GOP U.S. Senate primary (2:45), advice for candidates (4:45), infrastructure bill (5:50), President Biden (8:00), Bond International Scholars Program (9:00); Panel of Rep. Jim Murphy (R-St. Louis County), Victory Enterprises’ Steele Shippy, former Rep. Cora Faith Walker (D), St. Louis City Alderman Jack Coatar (D) on mask mandates, masks in schools, Medicaid funding

johncombest_com on Instagram: My first U.S. Senate pay stub

Missourinet: Missouri Board of Education to vote on effort to boost substitute teacher pool

Heartlander News: Missouri medical marijuana sales since October to top $100M in August

Missouri Independent: Cost of last winter’s cold snap unclear for Missouri

Missouri Independent: AARP calls for vaccine mandates in Missouri nursing homes

KC Star: As interest in COVID vaccine wanes, providers dispose of expired doses

JCNT editorial: Nursing home staff vaccination rate unacceptable

Gasconade County Republican op-ed: Missouri Information Corps’ Xander Negozio: Gov. Parson, GOP lawmakers blocking crucial single-use plastics bill

P-D’s Michele Munz: Why pregnant mothers should trust the experts and get COVID vaccine

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air with Sarah Fenske weekly preview: Tuesday show will explain why pregnant women should get the COVID vaccine

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