Friday, November 5, 2021 – Missouri political news headlines

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The Missouri Times: Schmitt quickly promises legal challenge to workplace COVID-19 vaccination requirements

McClatchy: Labor secretary to Missouri and other states: Feds have “every right” to force private-sector mandate

SNL: Missouri plans to sue over new Biden administration COVID mandate for private sector

KCUR: Schmitt will sue over federal vaccine mandate for employers

Missouri Independent: Democratic U.S. Senate forum in Hillsboro: Quotes from Lucas Kunce, Scott Sifton, diversity candidates

The Missouri Times: Missouri awarded $1M federal economic recovery grant

The Missouri Times: Missouri’s initiative petition process: How does it work?

JCNT: As state redraws House districts, Mid-Missouri communities are hoping they don’t become divided

The Missouri Times: Kansas City mental health program could be model for rest of Missouri, lawmakers say 

P-D: Governor not tipping his hand on casino proposal from Oklahoma-based Indian tribe; Comments from Osage Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear, legislative palefaces

P-D: State proposes easing rules on weed sales events in Missouri after pushback from industry and patients

AP: Missouri attorney general reviewing claims against lawmaker; Woman who chose to have ongoing relationship with Rep. Chad Perkins (R-Bowling Green) claims she was drunk the night they first intercoursed

P-D: Lawmaker says local police chief’s “political sour grapes” influenced woman to change her intercoursing narrative

Missouri Independent: Corizon loses challenge to Missouri prisoner medical care contract award

KC Star: Kansas City’s citywide mask mandate ends. Only kids, adults in schools forced to still wear masks

SNL: The COVID vaccine for kids is safe; here’s where to get it now

KC Star: ‘Please be patient’: It’s not easy for Kansas City area kids to get a COVID vaccine

SE Missourian: Pediatric COVID-19 vaccinations limited in area, more availability coming soon

SNL: November is the season for deer-related crashes in Missouri. Here’s how to prevent them

Missouri Independent: Report from progressive content creators on push for “police accountability” in St. Louis named finalist for national “public interest journalism” award

KC Star: Judge rejects AG’s motions in Kevin Strickland case; Baker to argue he’s innocent Monday

P-D editorial: Virginia lesson: Republicans have, for decades, made significant political advancements by exploiting voter ignorance 

KC Star editorial: In Josh Hawley’s world of ‘masculinity,’ women are second-class for the military draft

Columbia Missourian liberal columnist George Kennedy: I give money to progressive content creator Missouri Independent, and you should too

Missouri Independent’s Jason Hancock: Missouri Senate hopeful Mark McCloskey stokes fear over vaccine mandate at town hall; Elidor Mëhilli, associate professor of history at City University of New York, weighs in

Missouri Independent op-ed: Phill Brooks: Judicial correction of legislative gaffes

P-D letter: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) opposes Missouri black bear hunt

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