Friday, November 19, 2021 – Missouri political news headlines

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The Missouri Times:  As Donald Trump Jr. event is postponed, State Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick fires warning to JP Morgan Chase over ticket services

Fox News: Tucker Carlson Tonight: Missouri State Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick calls out a Chase subsidiary for yanking contract from conservative group

Missouri Independent: Chase Bank reverses course on conservative event contract; Paul Curtman says Defense of Liberty event may be moved to February Kansas City Star shuts down website comments

P-D: Two MoDOT workers killed, one injured after being struck on I-255 ramp

SE Missourian: Sen. Holly Rehder (R-Scott City) talks gas tax, foster care in Scott City Chamber appearance Source: How the Missouri General Assembly will end local “defund the police” argumentation once and for all next session

P-D: County officials seek to reverse pay hikes for Missouri sheriffs

The Missouri Times:  Tim Arbeiter leaving Office of Broadband Development

Columbia Missourian: Guns to be allowed in employee vehicles at MU, other UM campuses

The Missouri Times:  UM System will submit to federal COVID-19 vaccine mandate, allowing for exemptions

KC Star: University of Missouri goes back on September resolution to not implement any COVID vaccine mandates

CDT: UM Board of Curators approves vaccine mandate for most employees

Columbia Missourian: Curators approve COVID vaccine requirement for University of Missouri System employees

P-D: Despite move by Oklahoma, Missouri National Guard will still surrender to Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine order

The Missouri Times:  More than 10K Missourians receive waiver for federal coronavirus unemployment overpayments

KC Star: Missouri domestic violence shelters fear budget cuts despite federal funding ‘fix’

The Missouri Times:  Missouri AG among those probing Instagram’s impact on children

P-D: Latest Missouri earthquake does no major damage, but reawakens concern about safety

The Missouri Times:  Capitol Briefs: Missouri tracking breakthrough coronavirus infections

JCNT: DHSS data shows underlying health conditions and advanced age are strongly related to “breakthrough” COVID-19 cases

P-D: Missouri DHSS once again improves the state’s COVID-19 data dashboard

Missouri Independent: Missouri DHSS continues COVID dashboard enhancements

JCNT editorial: MoDOT wants to know: What are your transportation priorities?

P-D editorial: AG Eric Schmitt’s latest stunt is to imply something nefarious in mask rules

KC Star editorial: Consider asking unvaccinated family, friends to stay away at Thanksgiving

Columbia Missourian op-ed: Westminster University student Lindsey Bennett: Where does the law stand on Biden’s OSHA mandate? Missouri AG Schmitt says it overreaches

P-D letter: Lake Saint Louis man expresses anger over congressional delegation’s infrastructure votes, mocks Hawley’s observations on masculinity

P-D letter: Affton sexagenarian considers Eric Schmitt’s filing of lawsuits, in his role as attorney general, “unprofessional”

JCNT letter: Tebbetts woman responds to REAL ID article, says she obtained her identification in roughly 10 minutes with no hassle

P-D letter: St. Charles man offers sarcastic praise for Gov. Parson’s handling of DESE web app vulnerability

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