Saturday, November 13, 2021 – Missouri political news headlines

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The Missouri Times: Video: Condo development company brings in illegal immigrants to work in St. Charles County

P-D: St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones heading to Washington to celebrate infrastructure bill signing

St. Joseph News-Press: Money from federal bill could support local conservation efforts

The Missouri Times: Congressional Republicans back Spire STL Pipeline extension effort

KC Star’s Jeanne Kuang: Recap of Jefferson City News-Tribune original piece on congressional redistricting

The Missouri Times: Caleb Jones makes decision on congressional bid

Missouri Independent: GOP auditor hopeful David Gregory scores endorsements from successful African-American business leader David Steward, Speaker-elect Dean Plocher

P-D: A look at draft redistricting maps for Missouri Senate

SNL: Gov. Mike Parson celebrates Jordan Valley clinic coming to west-central Springfield

SNL: Photo gallery: Jordan Valley Grand Clinic groundbreaking

The Missouri Times:  “Next Steps” legislative preview series: Open enrollment for public schools

St. Louis on the Air with Sarah Fenske: Parents and school districts weary of two-week quarantines, consider test-to-stay; thoughts from DESE’s Margie Vandeven

CDT: Eight Columbia Public Schools students earned a 36 on the ACT; Five minority students choose to work hard, attain statistical perfection

Missouri Independent: MODOT Director Patrick McKenna says federal infrastructure money will go toward as many of the state’s more than 400 unfunded projects as possible

The Missouri Times: Missouri company to develop massive entertainment campus; Lawmakers considering tax rebate program

AP: DHSS giving nursing homes a legal pathway to temporarily shut down if they face staffing shortages due to Biden vaccine mandate

Washington Missourian: Regional China virus update: Mercy Hospital Washington chief medical officer expects seasonal fluctuation in cases as winter weather keeps people indoors

P-D: Regional China virus update: Percentage of fully vaccinated COVID patients rising in St. Louis-area hospitals

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air with Sarah Fenske: SLU law professor explains how to convince skeptical parents to subject their children to the COVID vaccine

The Missouri Times:  Missouri Public Service Commission approves slight decrease for Evergy ratepayers

JCNT editorial: Keep deer hunting a safe sport

Missouri Independent op-ed: Jeff Smith: On Republicans advancing Trump’s “big lie”; Democrats and Cori Bush; both parties on supremacy clause

P-D’s Tony Messenger: Missouri Legislature banned tax incentives for flood plain development projects, and Webster Groves should follow the state’s lead

Columbia Missourian op-ed: Eric Reuter: Photo/video permits for Missouri Department of Conservation land need common sense revision

P-D letter: Rock Hill sexagenarian responds to Josh Hawley’s statements on masculinity

JCNT letter: Moms Demand Action state legislative lead Scott Randolph wants GOP lawmakers Mike Bernskoetter, Dave Griffith and Rudy Veit to explain their support of Second Amendment Preservation Act

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