Saturday, October 2, 2021 – Missouri political news headlines

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St. Louis Public Radio: Blunt sounds off on Biden agenda negotiations and how the U.S. could ‘master’ COVID

The Missouri Times: AG Eric Schmitt pushes back on Biden’s “social cost” greenhouse gas action: What to know

P-D: Navy planning cuts to Boeing’s Super Hornet upgrade program; Congressional delegation weighs in

The Missouri Times: Burlison nabs House Freedom Fund endorsement

Joplin Globe: Area feminists expect at least 100-150 attendees for march today; Organizers include “intersectional feminist organization” calling itself “June Joplin Media,” Joplin for Bernie, Pro Heaux Kansas, Planned Parenthood, others The Pitch keeps begging Kansas City for cash without publishing any fun stories

SE Missourian: Former Sen. Jason Crowell (R-Cape Girardeau) named to Cape Girardeau Area Magnet Board

Columbia Missourian: Thousands of Missourians expected to apply for expanded Medicaid health coverage

Missouri Independent: Activists cheer Medicaid expansion

Columbia Missourian: Gas tax brass tacks: Details behind the hike

Missouri Independent: Motorists give mixed reaction to refund plan for Missouri fuel tax hike

The Missouri Times: Show Me Excellence Summit gives state employees opportunity to learn, grow

The Missouri Times: Judicial Conference of Missouri recognizes eight lawmakers

Missourinet: Missouri schools manage food supply chain issues; Comments from DESE’s Barbara Shaw

P-D: Schmitt asks judge to block St. Louis aldermen’s extensions of July mask mandate

SE Missourian: No virus deaths reported Friday in region

Columbia Missourian: Boone County continues to report dip in active cases

Missouri Independent: State, regional China virus update

Columbia Missourian: Chronic wasting disease creeping toward Missouri’s western border

KC Star: ‘Like slavery and lynching’: Cori Bush, Emanuel Cleaver urge Gov. Parson to let murderer Ernest Johnson off the hook

The Missouri Times: Vatican official sends letter to Gov. Parson regarding execution of Ernest Johnson

Joplin Globe editorial: AG Eric Schmitt needs to honor rulings, respect local control

Washington Missourian editorial: Gov. Parson deserves credit for clearing clemency backlog

Columbia Missourian’s George Kennedy: A list of Republicans that deserve the label “stupid”: Josh Hawley, Vicky Hartzler, Eric Schmitt, Eric Greitens, Jay Ashcroft, Chuck Basye

Missouri Independent op-ed: Phill Brooks: Remembering Jim Mathewson

Columbia Missourian op-ed: MU Department of Learning, Teaching and Curriculum faculty members: Rep. Chuck Basye (R-Rocheport) wrong to oppose critical race theory in Missouri schools

KC Star’s Jonathan Shorman: Why is Gov. Parson going to court to stop a records request for the number 407.1500?

Missouri Independent op-ed: Gov. Bob Holden: Gov. Parson must intervene and stop the execution of Ernest Johnson

Columbia Missourian letter: Columbia man supports Basye’s stand against critical race theory, says youth should learn value of getting a job and taking responsibility for their actions

P-D letter: St. Louis County septuagenarian says Post-Dispatch and Parkway School District want to sweep latest “hate crime” hoax under the rug since perpetrator was black

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