Sunday, December 5, 2021 – Missouri political news headlines

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KC Star: President Joe Biden to visit Kansas City next week as he promotes infrastructure law Will President Biden honor Kevin Strickland during Kansas City visit?!?

Brownfield Ag News: EPA sending more than $147 million in taxpayer money back to Missouri to fund water projects, create jobs

KRES/KWIX (Moberly): Blaine Luetkemeyer says Democrats are “playing games” with budget; Congressman says two-year budgeting approach would avoid “little dance” of brinksmanship

JCNT: Missouri lawmakers anticipate a fast start for the upcoming legislative session

SNL: Here’s what bills Springfield, Greene County lawmakers have filed ahead of 2022 session

KC Star: Kansas City area disabled student victim of same-sex sexual assault. Parents sue district, seek change

KC Star: Kansas City area school staff shortages could hurt most vulnerable: Handicapped students

The Missouri Times: Spire STL Pipeline preserved while FERC weighs its fate 

CDT: Book promo: Pulitzer winner Tony Messenger to discuss “Profit and Punishment: How America Criminalizes the Poor in the Name of Justice” at Skylark

P-D: Nearly 54% of St. Louis City residents decline COVID vaccination; among the large counties of the St. Louis region, only Jefferson County ranks higher

P-D editorial: Gov. Parson keeps opting to shoot the messenger rather than listen to the message

SNL op-ed: Vicky Hartzler: Liberal politicians shut down communities over virus and riot in the street over police interactions, but ignore hundreds of thousands of Americans dying each year to abortion

SNL op-ed: WorkMoney’s Peggy Farmer: I’m an 81-year-old struggling to pay my bills, and Republicans Roy Blunt, Josh Hawley and Billy Long are to blame

Politico, October 2020: New union-linked liberal group WorkMoney spending big to target swing states

CDT op-ed: Missouri Public Utility Alliance COO Ewell Lawson: The way of the American genius continues to build with the Grain Belt Express

Columbia Missourian’s David Webber: Not much policymaking progress will be accomplished if Missouri legislators focus on critical race theory

JCNT letter: Jefferson City septuagenarian corrects factual errors in anti-Luetkemeyer/Trump letter

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