Saturday, December 11, 2021 – Missouri political news headlines

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Brownfield Ag News: Blunt wants federal funding used on the Upper Mississippi River System

KC Star: Former Missouri Republican Party Chairman Ed Martin subpoenaed by January 6 committee

KC Star: Civil engineer is first Missourian sentenced in Capitol riot

The Missouri Times:  ‘Game-changer:’ Missouri Chamber President Dan Mehan advocates for new port in St. Louis region

The Missouri Times:  Missouri AG sends ‘cease and desist’ letters to school districts over COVID-19 mandates

SNL: Local health departments in Missouri halt ‘all COVID-19 work’ after court ruling, AG letter

Joplin Globe: School districts, health officials question Missouri AG’s directive to end COVID-19 orders

KCUR: Missouri attorney general orders Kansas City-area schools to cease and desist enforcing mask, quarantine orders

KC Star: Missouri AG threatens to sue — again — if Jackson County reimposes its mask mandate

KC Star: More Missouri health departments halt COVID efforts after attorney general’s threat

Missourinet: Missouri Board of Education wants teacher pay minimum to catch up with bordering states

The Missouri Times:  Rep. Jeff Porter (R-Montgomery City) named House Transportation Committee chair

The Missouri Times:  Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer (R-Parkville), Rep. Ashley Aune (D-Kansas City) propose property tax exemption for disabled veterans

AP: Missouri funeral home board ousted amid inspections conflict

SNL: Missouri Conservation Commission sets deer, turkey hunting dates for 2022, considers expanding furbearer seasons

JCNT: Share the Harvest donates venison to Samaritan Center

Columbia Missourian: Rep. David Tyson Smith (D-Columbia) to focus on traffic stops, Kevin Strickland payday

St. Joseph News-Press editorial: Missouri initiative petition changes are needed

St. Joseph News-Press editorial: In support of Missouri Independent vs. Gov. Mike Parson

P-D video: Book promo: Tony Messenger’s “Profit and Punishment”

KCUR’s “Up to Date” with Steve Kraske: Book promo: Tony Messenger’s “Profit and Punishment” exposes how the U.S. criminal justice system financially traps poor Americans

SNL’s Andrew Sullender: Book promo: Tony Messenger’s “Profit and Punishment” and why readers should lobby state lawmakers about court fees

SNL’s Amos Bridges: Event promos: Come out to walk-in COVID-19 clinics for vaccines, boosters and prizes in Springfield

P-D letter: Thompson Coburn attorney thanks his law firm and Ann Wagner for helping Afghan family escape

Joplin Globe letter: Carl Junction septuagenarian liberal activist believes Missouri Independent content regarding Gov. Parson “hiding” mask data

P-D letter: Ferguson sexagenarian liberal activist criticizes Eric Schmitt for “Parents’ Bill of Rights,” wants more social workers in schools

KC Star letter: Man who chooses to live in Kansas calls Missouri “backward” for sending convicted murderer Kevin Strickland to jail

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