Monday, September 20, 2021 – Missouri political new headlines

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SNL: Overview: Missouri’s 2022 U.S. Senate race

SNL: Photo gallery: Missouri’s 2022 U.S. Senate GOP candidates: Eric Greitens, Vicky Hartzler, Billy Long, Mark McCloskey, Eric Schmitt

SNL: Photo gallery: Missouri’s 2022 U.S. Senate Democratic candidates: Lucas Kunce vs. Scott Sifton, plus diversity candidates

Columbia Missourian: Coalition of six (6) liberal groups turn out crowd of 50 for “Walk for the Climate” rally; Comments from Mid-Missouri Peaceworks’ Mark Haim, Mizzou coed, others

This Week in Missouri Politics: Sen. Lincoln Hough (R-Springfield) talks with Scott Faughn about Biden’s COVID vaccine mandates, Missouri’s robust economy, rural broadband, LGBTQ display controversy; Panel of Axiom’s Aaron Baker, Reps. Kurtis Gregory (R-Marshall), Dem reps Ashley Aune and Emily Weber discuss the China virus, Biden’s COVID vaccine mandates, LGBTQ display, Missouri legislative redistricting, more

P-D: Lawmakers renting from lobbyists less often in Jefferson City; Rep. Adam Schwadron (R-St. Charles) the only legislator renting from a registered lobbyist (link via Dave Drebes’ MOScout update 9/20/21)

St. Louis Public Radio: Missouri is eyeing state fairgrounds expansion; Comments from Missouri Farm Bureau’s Garrett Hawkins, others

SE Missourian: SEMO to distribute $10.4M in direct student aid for COVID-19 relief

P-D: Some local religious leaders will provide COVID vaccine religious exemptions for those in danger of losing jobs

P-D editorial: Jay Ashcroft effectively admits that widespread vote fraud is a GOP myth

Missouri Independent op-ed: Pulitzer Center’s William Freivogel and Wash U. coed Orli Sheffey series: Missouri lawmakers bucked national trend by establishing dangerous police ‘bill of rights’

P-D letter: Berkeley man challenges Missouri’s U.S. senators to a “public TV debate” over mail-in ballots

P-D letter: Liberal woman from Dallas, Texas – enjoying one-year carpetbagging visit to St. Louis – threatens to stay in Missouri to protest Texas pro-life measure

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