Monday, December 13, 2021 – Missouri political news headlines

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KCMO (Kansas City): Pete Mundo Show: Sen. Josh Hawley on Biden’s visit (0:45), inflation in Missouri (2:00), why infrastructure bill hurts Missourians (3:00), how China profits (4:00), raising debt ceiling (5:10), Bob Dole (6:10), how Biden is “coddling” Putin (7:50)

This Week in Missouri Politics: AG Eric Schmitt talks with Scott Faughn regarding lawsuits against three COVID vaccine mandates (0:55), consequences of government overreach (2:30), forced masking of 5-year-olds (5:00), summary of Judge Green’s ruling (6:30), prediction of “midterm variant” (7:30), victory in ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy (9:45), safety threats caused by illegal immigration (11:10), why GOP primary voters are supporting his campaign (12:30); Panel of St. Louis Labor Council President Pat White, veteran GOP consultant David Barklage, state Reps. Rasheen Aldridge (D-St. Louis City) and Adam Schwadron (R-St. Charles) on school mask mandates (16:00), Biden’s infrastructure bill (22:30), Rasheen Aldridge on “Governor Parsons [sic]” (26:20), Scott Faughn on Mike Mahoney (27:50)

Washington Missourian: Gov. Parson nearing decision on who to appoint for soon-to-be vacant judge positions

SNL: Rep. Brian Seitz (R-Branson) files bill seeking to block presidential orders in Missouri

Missouri Independent: Social Services Department, local agencies at odds over use of Missouri crime victims’ funding

St. Joseph News-Press: Although legal, questions still surround possession of medical marijuana

St. Louis Public Radio: A Michigan company is expanding in Missouri’s burgeoning marijuana market

Washington Missourian: MoDOT: Widening of Highway 47 project ‘going to happen’

St. Joseph News-Press: Local projects could fit bill if infrastructure money comes to Missouri

KC Star: Missouri ranks near the bottom in teacher pay

St. Louis Public Radio: Activist group’s report blames “multiple barriers imposed by structural racism” for black farmers’ failures Analysis: Kansas City Star misses story & stirs racial real estate drama instead Kansas City Star columnist Mara Rose Williams’ latest hot garbage FINALLY acknowledges brutal red wave faced by Missouri’s superminority Democrats

Missouri Independent op-ed: “Race, ethnicity, age and socio-economic status” activist Janice Ellis: Eric Schmitt, pro-Second Amendment politicians deliberately sacrifice public health and safety for personal greed

P-D letter: Overland sexagenarian vows he’ll “never set foot in a Home Depot again,” recoils at thought of Josh Hawley and Eric Greitens serving together

P-D letter: Raytown sexagenarian accuses Gov. Parson – who is not running for re-election – of using DESE web vulnerability issue “as a political stunt to earn points with his base”

SNL letter: Local NAACP chapter supports critical race theory in Springfield Public Schools, criticizes AG Eric Schmitt and Rep. Craig Fishel (R-Springfield)

P-D letter: Des Peres septuagenarian says Show-Me Institute is out of touch, stuck in the 1950s

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