Tuesday, August 31, 2021 – Missouri political news headlines

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Columbia Missourian: Life story: Steve Walsh extended his warmth and humility to all aspects of his life

The Missouri Times: 4th congressional district GOP candidate Kalena Bruce hauls in $100K+ in 10 days

The Missouri Times: This Week in Missouri Politics recap: Caleb Rowden says 4th CD needs an experienced representative; State senator shares thoughts on Critical Race Theory in Missouri schools

The Missouri Times: Mike Moon launches congressional bid for 7th District

Missouri Independent: Mike Moon joins race for Congress in southwest Missouri

johncombest_com on Instagram: 46-year-old Roy Blunt’s first 7th Congressional District campaign newsletter

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis Public Radio finds double-minority from San Francisco public radio to fill CEO slot; Tina Pamintuan replaces Tim Eby, who was ousted after 2020 “systemic racism” revolt

The Missouri Times: Marijuana legalization, record expungement could be before Missouri voters

St. Joseph News-Press: More than 56,000 “medical” marijuana cards issued last year

KC Star: Missouri Jobs With Justice wants court to reinstate federal unemployment handouts

Missouri Independent: Lawsuit filed over $1.4 billion contract for Missouri prison health care

P-D: No special session for veterans’ home nursing staff pay raises

St. Louis Public Radio: Traps, drones and sharpshooters: How Missouri turned the corner on controlling feral hogs

The Missouri Times: Cori Bush, others want Gov. Parson to release criminals

JCNT: Activists call for release of two Missouri prisoners

KC Star: Cori Bush, Missouri NAACP, Rep. Richard Brown (D-Kansas City), et al. protest outside Missouri Supreme Court

KFEQ (St. Joseph): St. Joseph School superintendent finds AG Schmitt’s lawsuit on mask mandates ‘a little disappointing’

KC Star: As Kansas City area public districts mandate masks, families flock to private schools

SE Missourian: Regional China virus update: Three deaths: Ages were 30s, 70s and 90s

SNL: Area woman promotes monoclonal antibody treatment; Sexagenarian says she dutifully got COVID vaccine in spring, “followed as many health and safety guidelines as possible,” caught China virus anyway

P-D’s Robert Patrick: Catching China virus a second time helps convince man, his dad and girlfriend to get vaccine

P-D letter: St. Louis septuagenarian calls Eric Schmitt “a friend of the coronavirus” and says AG supports “campaign to promote death”

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