Monday, October 25, 2021 – Missouri political news headlines

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The Missouri Times’ Scott Faughn: Remembering Representative Tom Hannegan, 1970-2021 Jeff Roe earns feature on Showtime’s ‘The Circus’; Slimmed-down GOP consultant “seems happier than ever with a growing family”

johncombest_com on Instagram: 12 years ago this week: Missouri Republican Party welcomes Liz Cheney to speak to GOP women leaders; Panel of Missy Roe, Renee Hulshof, Kay Hoflander; more

St. Louis Public Radio: New USDA report: Rural residents make better use of federal food handouts than do urbanites

AP’s Christopher Rugaber (D.C.), Larry Fenn (New York) and Casey Smith (Indiana): Missouri has seen no growth in the workforce since ending emergency benefits

SE Missourian: Missouri unemployment dips again, September rate lowest in four-state region

JCNT, 10/21/21: Missouri unemployment continues to decline

Joplin Globe: Economic tour shows off Joplin’s strong manufacturing, warehouse base; Comments from MOKAN Partnership, other entities

JCNT: Profile: New Missouri Hospital Association President and CEO Jon Doolittle embraces servant-leader role

St. Louis Public Radio: Pureblood silver medal: Missouri’s nursing home workers ranked 2nd in the nation for declining the COVID-19 vaccine

SNL: Missouri Department of Conservation’s annual wild turkey brood survey shows long-term trends of numbers in decline due to habitat loss, more

KRES/KWIX (Moberly): Macon County Conservation Agent Jared Kelly on Missouri’s first-ever black bear hunting season

KC Star editorial: AG Eric Schmitt has lost sight of the person he used to be

KC Star editorial: Cyberattackers never slow down, but Missouri’s government is asleep at the keyboard

KC Star editorial: What are the COVID-19 rules in the Kansas City metro? Well, they’re all over the map

St. Louis Public Radio op-ed: Steve Vockrodt of Midwest Newsroom, an “investigative journalism collaboration” of public radio stations: As Eric Schmitt fights mask mandates, Missouri taxpayers foot the bill to defend them

P-D’s Tony Messenger: On “the Republican propaganda machine,” Josh Hawley, parents standing up to critical race theory in Missouri schools, and more

Missouri Independent’s Jason Hancock: Unexplained exits becoming the norm for Missouri Gov. Mike Parson’s cabinet; “Speculation has also swirled” that Steve Tilley is to blame

Combest: 20 for 20, Part 3 (10/20/21): “Missouri’s Democratic journoperatives are experiencing a Rex Sinquefield void and need a new conservative archenemy.”

P-D letter: St. Peters septuagenarian expresses grievances against U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, wants congressman to start writing him back

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