Sunday, November 14, 2021 – Missouri political news headlines

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JCNT: Missouri lawmakers were divided on infrastructure legislation

KC Star’s Jonathan Shorman, Bryan Lowry and Jeanne Kuang: Who is Eric Schmitt? As Missouri AG courts right wing, we put a spotlight on his past

KC Star: Video: We expose Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt’s changing comments over the years: video with grainy filter added, “Half Mystery” music arrangement by Kevin MacLeod (evade Star paywall by watching on Flipboard here)

YouTube: Music composer Kevin MacLeod on his “Half Mystery” spooky music: “When you have a character in your film that is doing something, but we aren’t quite sure why, THIS is your track. Packing a suitcase full of marshmallows? Half Mystery!”

KC Star’s Jonathan Shorman: A list of AG Eric Schmitt’s lawsuits

KC Star: Eric Schmitt family profile

KC Star: Al Franken’s comedy tour heads to Kansas City

The Missouri Times: How do Missouri casinos, like the one proposed at the Lake of the Ozarks, get approved?

JCNT: Some Missourians struggle to understand REAL ID requirements; Department of Revenue’s Anne Marie Moy, others help clear up confusion

CDT: New initiative from DESE aims to relieve the teacher shortage being felt around the state

Columbia Missourian: Home-schooling becomes a solid movement among black families

P-D: Spire’s pipeline debate gets heated, and sparks big questions about the region’s heating

St. Joseph News-Press editorial: Senate Bill 176, Personal Delivery Devices and the rise of the robots

P-D’s Kevin McDermott: Pandemic policies from Gov. Parson, AG Eric Schmitt couldn’t be worse for America if they came from Russia

SNL’s Gregory Holman: How scared should you be of getting COVID at Thanksgiving? Get vaccinated, and wear a mask if you’re not

SNL letter: Ozark septuagenarian criticizes Billy Long and “the orange guy” Donald Trump over infrastructure spending

P-D letter: Woman who lives in Cori Bush’s district expresses anger at Bush and Ann Wagner for voting against Biden’s infrastructure spending bill

Joplin Globe letter: Webb City septuagenarian criticizes Gov. Parson for not appointing a medical doctor to lead DHSS

P-D letter: St. Louis City octogenarian criticizes Missouri Republicans for COVID response and Second Amendment Preservation Act, attempts punchline involving Josh Hawley

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