Thursday, November 11, 2021 – Veterans Day – Missouri political news headlines

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SNL: Your guide to Veterans Day events, free gifts, and discounts in the Springfield area

Washington Missourian: Parades, breakfasts, speeches planned as area prepares to commemorate Veterans Day

KC Star/Fox4 KC: Video: What’s ahead in the 2022 elections? Three white men, one white woman, zero (0) people of color offer perspectives

KC Star, 12/22/20: We apologize for being so white for so long, and “we need a spectrum of voices to represent our entire community”

Combest: 20 for 20, Part 2 (10/20/21): How to run the B.J. Hancock hustle for fun and profit: “(G)et TV producers and newspaper editors on a Zoom call — then ask them what percentage of campaign experts featured in their political coverage are women of color.”

KMOV (St. Louis): SLU investigating after pro-life display on campus is vandalized

KMOX: SLU students destroy pro-life memorial, tell fellow student ‘you have no right to have an opinion’

McClatchy’s Bryan Lowry: AG races around the country draw heightened attention; Eric Schmitt scored a major court victory earlier this year forcing the Biden administration to reverse another policy and reinstate a Trump-era immigration rule

The Missouri Times:  Missouri AG Eric Schmitt leads coalition of states seeking to block vaccine mandate for health care workers

SNL: Missouri sues to stop Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health care workers

KC Star: Schmitt sues to stop COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health care workers; Comments from Missouri Hospital Association’s Dave Dillon

Washington Missourian: Officials weigh in on infrastructure bill; Comments from elected officials, Missouri AFL-CIO President Jake Hummel, others

JCNT: Gov. Parson to business leaders: Missouri’s economy is ‘rocking’; Governor expects federal largesse will create “tremendous opportunities” for the state

The Missouri Times:  Biden Administration says Missouri poised to receive nearly $100M for electric vehicle charging network

SNL’s Galen Bacharier: Yesterday’s mention of U.S. Rep. “Emmanuel [sic] Cleaver” fixed without acknowledgment of error

Washington Missourian: Dave Schatz still considering bid for U.S. Senate

JCNT: Jay Ashcroft endorses 7-1 congressional redistricting map

St. Louis Public Radio: Politically Speaking podcast: Rep. Michael O’Donnell (R-Oakville) on congressional redistricting and Ann Wagner’s seat, voter ID proposals, 2022 legislative preview, more

The Missouri Times: Former state Rep. Kip Kendrick (D-Columbia) launches bid for Boone County presiding commissioner

The Missouri Times:  Missouri offers credit monitoring to teachers affected by DESE data vulnerability 

Missourinet: Missouri offering credit and identity theft monitoring to 620,000 teachers after data monitoring flaw

SNL: Missouri offering free ID theft services to teachers affected by state website data flaw

Missouri Independent: Missouri to provide teachers credit monitoring

KC Star: Missouri offers credit monitoring after data flaw

The Missouri Times:  Missouri behavioral health care providers warn of ‘crisis’ caused by coronavirus; House Subcommittee on Mental Health Policy Research hears testimony

P-D: New Missouri law aims to assist police following traumatic incidents

KC Star: MoDOT struggles to recruit enough workers to clear snow this winter

The Missouri Times:  Adrian’s Island park named after development supporter Deborah Cooper

KC Star: Kevin Strickland hearing daily update

P-D editorial: Gov. Parson effectively seeks to reward workers who refuse vaccination

P-D’s Kurt Erickson: Gov. Parson’s early comments on DESE web app vulnerability were a “tirade,” “met with derision from cybersecurity experts and earned national media attention”

Missouri Independent’s Jason Hancock: PACs tied to Steve Tilley scramble to account for missing cash

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

P-D’s Michele Munz: Vaccine events for St. Louis children fill up as city officials work to leave no kids behind

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