Sunday, September 5, 2021 – Missouri political headlines

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AP/Report for America’s Mohamed Ibrahim: “Squad” pledge Cori Bush joins Rashida Tlaib, Ayanna Pressley on Minneapolis junket; Activists complain about energy pipeline’s effects on climate change, Indian tribes, etc.

JCNT: Gov. Parson, state agencies negotiate remote work policies

JCNT: Annual Missouri Medical Marijuana report documents growth

JCNT: Missouri Senate leadership preparing for quiet veto session

SNL: What last Wednesday’s Texas abortion ruling means for Missouri

SE Missourian: Missouri Department of Mental Health grant enables new drug and alcohol recovery center in Cape Girardeau

JCNT: State employee profile: DNR regulatory analyst Jessica Klutts transitions to COVID-19 surveillance

Washington Missourian: Ameren seeks to increase electric rates for residential, commercial customers

SNL: Want to donate a Christmas tree for the governor’s mansion in Jeff City? Here’s how.

JCNT: LGBTQ history exhibit relocated from Capitol to state building

Joplin Globe op-ed: New leadership for state parks, via Mike Sutherland and David Kelly, an optimistic sign for Missouri

SNL op-ed: Vicky Hartzler: Congress needs to investigate Afghanistan, not Jan. 6

P-D’s Kevin McDermott: AG Eric Schmitt is willing to sicken children for his U.S. Senate bid; Columnist again rehashes details of his January COVID saga, including the terror of “coughing fits”

KC Star’s Luke Nozicka: A travesty: Falsely-accused Kevin Strickland’s mother laid to rest as he remains in prison

P-D letter: Maryland Heights septuagenarian thinks Gov. Parson should have called special session on veterans’ home pay raises

SNL letters: Dr. Mary Byrne responds to letter from Critical Race Theory supporter; former state Sen. David Sater (R-Cassville) supports Eric Schmitt for U.S. Senate, touts candidate’s pro-life record

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