Tuesday, November 23, 2021 – Missouri political news headlines

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St. Louis Public Radio: Farmers, environmentalists at odds over Biden Administration’s attempts to reinstate Waters of the United States (WOTUS) regulations

SNL: Infrastructure vote: Comments from Missouri congressional delegation/communications staffers

Bloomberg: Alden launches $142 million bid for Post-Dispatch publisher Lee Enterprises; hedge fund “is deeply unpopular in the journalism industry” for cutting dead weight, improving efficiency

Missouri Independent: Gov. Mike Parson wants ‘big ideas’ for using Missouri budget surplus; state coffers holding billions from state tax surplus, federal COVID relief

The Missouri Times:  Gov. Parson tackles supply chain issues on state, federal levels

JCNT: Governor explores multiple avenues for addressing supply chain issues

P-D: Missouri could play role in fixing supply chain woes with push for more mining

KC Star: Back to work: Missouri unemployment rates below national average

The Missouri Times: Broadband vital to maintaining Missouri’s workforce, economists tell state lawmakers

P-D: Missouri AG Eric Schmitt, St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones clash over use of debt for more police AG Eric Schmitt takes on fake meat

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air with Sarah Fenske: Monthly “Legal Roundtable” preview: Conservative Catherine Hanaway to join panel of liberal geriatric regulars to discuss Missouri Democratic Party labor lawsuit, more

Missourinet: Fall enrollment a mixed bag for Missouri’s colleges and universities

Columbia Missourian: State seeks essential workers: snowplow drivers

The Missouri Times:  Kelly Schultz takes new role with Missouri’s YMCAs

SNL: New York advocacy group criticizes Missouri for lack of “health equity”; Missouri is only now beginning its Medicaid “expansion journey”; Comments from Missouri Foundation for Health, others

Combest, 20 for 20, Part 4, 10/22/21: Missouri media’s top victimhood narrative for 1H 2022: “Missouri expanded Medicaid in 2021, but experts are worried that it was too late”

The Missouri Times:  Mark Birk chosen to be next Ameren Missouri president

JCNT: Federal inspection of Missouri’s nuclear plant finds nothing critical

KC Star editorial: Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly’s approval rating is three (3) points higher than Missouri Gov. Mike Parson’s, according to one (1) poll

KCUR, via Midwest Newsroom’s Kavahn Mansouri: Hedge fund infamous for gutting newspapers now wants to take over Post-Dispatch, other Midwest newspapers

P-D letter: Louisiana, Mo. sexagenarian says Missourians should be embarrassed by Eric Schmitt, Gov. Parson and Hawley’s “garbage” about masculinity

P-D letter: Ballwin woman expresses anger at Ann Wagner for not voting to censure GOP Rep. Paul Gosar

P-D letter: Sappington man demonstrates ability to read others’ minds, says Ann Wagner “thinks violence is an acceptable part of our political discourse”

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