Friday, December 10, 2021 – Missouri political news headlines

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The Missouri Times:  Blunt advocates for wildlife recovery bill on Capitol Hill Video clip: Biden forgets Mayor Quinton Lucas’ name during KC speech

KC Star: Man who stole audio equipment meant for President Biden’s Kansas City speech apprehended on Martin Luther King Boulevard

Midwest Newsroom: Post-Dispatch owner rejects hedge fund Alden’s takeover offer Nothing is worse than former Kansas City Star reporters slap fighting

The Missouri Times:  Trish Gunby nabs Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters endorsement; State rep seeks to fill Democratic ballot slot for Ann Wagner’s 2022 re-election

The Missouri Times:  Missouri Legislature could consider expanding ESA options again next session

The Missouri Times:  Laclede County Health Department ceases all coronavirus-related work following court decision

SNL: Lebanon-area health department stops ‘all’ activity to fight COVID after Missouri attorney general letter

The Missouri Times:  St. Louis County rescinds mask mandate

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis County scraps mask mandate

P-D: St. Louis County rescinds mask mandate

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis-area school districts say judge’s health ruling does not apply to their mask orders; thoughts from SLU’s Ken Warren (D), others

P-D: Pushback on masks escalates at St. Louis-area schools after Schmitt’s directive

SNL: Springfield Public Schools rejects Attorney General Eric Schmitt’s order to immediately repeal mask mandate

P-D: Ameren rates will be going up. The question is: Who will pay, and how much? December 2021 threatens to rank as deadliest month in Kansas City history

P-D editorial board video: Editorial Page Editor Tod Robberson and liberal columnist Kevin McDermott express anger at AG Eric Schmitt over fight against mask mandates; Robberson: “We can’t ignore it – at the same time, we don’t want to publicize it”

Columbia Missourian’s Darkow cartoon: Schmitt’s Snitch Hotline

KC Star editorial: ‘Please don’t endorse Eric Greitens,’ Hugh Hewitt begs Trump. Missouri, you get the last word

P-D’s David Nicklaus: The Lee Enterprises-Alden takeover drama hits close to home

The Missouri Times op-ed: Rep. J. Eggleston (R-Maysville); Now is not the time to raise property taxes on Missouri farmers

Missouri Independent’s Tessa Weinberg and Rebecca Rivas: School districts resisting pressure from Attorney General Eric Schmitt’s crusade to crush out mask orders; Thoughts from former Missouri Supreme Court Judge “Mike Woff [sic]”

Yesterday: Missouri Independent’s Allison Kite fixes “Buck O’Neill [sic]” error without acknowledgment

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