Wednesday, November 24, 2021 – Missouri political news headlines

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SE Missourian: Rep. Jason Smith: Biden’s petroleum release not a solution for high gas prices

The Missouri Times:  Blunt, Hawley question VA secretary after email warns veterans could be removed from homes over vaccine mandate issues

KSGF (Springfield): Nick Reed Show: Eric Schmitt on status of vaccine mandate lawsuits (2:00), federal contractor lawsuit (3:20), effect on supply chain (6:00); how whistleblowers helped call out critical race theory training in Springfield Public Schools (4:20)

The Missouri Times:  Schmitt sues Moberly Public Schools for alleged Sunshine Law violation

St. Louis Public Radio: Politically Speaking podcast: Jason Rosenbaum and Kate Grumke host progressive St. Louis-area school board members to give three liberal perspectives on education issues; Thoughts from Cori Bush’s district office director Miranda Walker Jones, self-described “racial equity and wellbeing” activist/Missouri Foundation for Health senior strategist Katie Kaufmann, Missouri Foundation for Health Chief Strategy Officer Kristy Klein Davis on dealing with “hostile” parents seeking a voice in children’s education, legislation from Missouri Rep. Doug Richey (R-Excelsior Springs), children’s COVID vaccine promo, more

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air with Sarah Fenske: Legal Roundtable: Do Missouri Democratic Party employees qualify for union protection? Thoughts from former Missouri Speaker of the House Catherine Hanaway, liberals

Missouri Independent: Alden Global Capital moves to buy Lee Enterprises, owner of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Missouri Times:  Capitol Briefs: Gov. Parson to travel to Israel, Greece on trade mission

SE Missourian: Rep. Wayne Wallingford (R-Cape Girardeau) leads mental health subcommittee, vows legislation

P-D: Missouri puts major computer contract out for bid

The Missouri Times:  Missouri judge strips local health departments’ ability to impose COVID-19 orders

St. Louis Public Radio: Missouri judge rules local mask mandates and other COVID orders unconstitutional

P-D: Missouri judge says county health orders illegal and must be lifted

KC Star: Missouri judge tosses COVID-19 health orders, calling them ‘naked lawmaking by bureaucrats’

The Missouri Times:  Bicentennial Commission funds restoration of State Fair main gate Kansas City Star spins fake news on chief’s planned retirement

SNL: Missouri Department of Conservation’s raccoon hunting seminar will give folks a chance to take part in actual hunt Dec. 3

The Missouri Times:  Kevin Strickland to be released from prison as judge vacates conviction Roundup of local media cheering Kevin Strickland ruling

P-D editorial: Anti-racism exposed! (And other silly antics by Eric Schmitt)

KC Star editorial: Kevin Strickland gets a measure of justice, but Missouri needs to write him a big check

P-D editorial: Listening and learning at a productive St. Louis forum on defunding the police

P-D’s Lynn Schmidt: Ann Wagner, Cori Bush wrong to oppose infrastructure bill

Missouri Independent’s Jason Hancock: Steve Tilley series: Latest on PAC contributions

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 letter: Wentzville septuagenarian upset that GOP congressional delegation voted against censuring GOP Rep. Paul Gosar

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