Friday, November 26, 2021 – Missouri political news headlines

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Politico: Meet Lucas Kunce, the populist, millennial veteran who wants to turn Missouri blue

Nov. 2009: Meet the populist, Gen X veteran who wants to turn Missouri congressional district blue (via johncombest_com on Instagram)

This Week in Missouri Politics column by Scott Faughn: Thanksgiving Game Balls: Missouri School Boards’ Association, Dem Sens. Brian Williams and John Rizzo, Eric Schmitt, Mary Elizabeth Coleman, Spire vs. wacko environmental lawyers, Gov. Parson, many more

KRES/KWIX (Moberly): Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe previews top topics of next legislative session

P-D: Kratom rules still elusive in Missouri, but another push planned for next year; Rep. Phil Christofanelli (R-St. Peters) predicts success in session

KOMU (Columbia) reporter Isabella Ledonne: Medical marijuana licenses used for mental health benefits in Missouri; Comments from DHSS’ “Lyndall Franker [sic]”

Missourinet: Missouri Governor’s Mansion lawn getting spruced up with giant Christmas tree; Comments from Missouri Department of Conservation’s Holly Dentner

KOMU (Columbia): MDC reports more than 187,000 deer harvested in November firearms season

SNL: National group says Cape Girardeau, Independence, Springfield tops in Missouri for resisting LGBTQIA* policies

P-D editorial: Judge’s pro-pandemic ruling ties the hands of local health officials; Eric Schmitt still abusing attorney general office by filing lawsuits

P-D editor Roland Klose: Donations to Kevin Strickland signify “a way to apologize for Missouri state officials who blocked his path to freedom”

P-D letter: Manchester septuagenarian finds Missourians’ support for Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt “disturbing”

KC Star letter: Lee’s Summit septuagenarian expresses outrage over Kyle Rittenhouse verdict, urges readers to complain to lawmakers about Missouri’s Second Amendment Preservation Act

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