Saturday, January 15, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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KC Star’s Daniel Desrochers: Hawley says he wouldn’t have voted for January 6 resolution honoring Capitol staff

The Missouri Times:  Mark Alford brings in $200K+ since announcing congressional bid

The Missouri Times:  Profile: New Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence CEO Cheryl Robb-Welch

P-D: Two Missouri Democrat lawmakers, both “vaccinated and boosted,” catch COVID

JCNT: State worker pay top priority, area lawmakers tell First Friday attendees

P-D: Proposal would add work requirement for Missourians who are newly eligible for Medicaid

St. Louis Public Radio:  St. Louis on the Air with Sarah Fenske:  Political reporter Sarah Kellogg recaps first two weeks of 2022 legislative session: Senate relationships, congressional maps, state worker pay raises

St. Louis Public Radio:  St. Louis on the Air with Sarah Fenske: Freedom Center of Missouri’s Dave Roland and Missouri Independent’s Jason Hancock criticize Gov. Parson, Rep. Bruce DeGroot (R-Ellisville) over Sunshine Law policies

Missouri Independent: Missouri judge hears arguments over whether legislative rule violates open records law

Missourinet: GPS system helps MoDOT workers during winter operations

Washington Missourian: Ameren’s electric vehicle chargers might come to Union

SNL: Blaming ‘alarming increase’ in sick teachers, Missouri State Teachers Association asks for flexibility, no state testing

SNL: Liberal group wants Gov. Mike Parson to reinstate emergency COVID order; CoxHealth CEO notes stunt’s ultimate futility “for political reason [sic] I cannot comprehend”

Missouri Independent: University of Missouri President Choi won’t ask curators to reconsider vote against mask rule

P-D: Regional China virus update

KC Star: Regional China virus update

SE Missourian: Regional China virus update

St. Joseph News-Press editorial: Don’t let Missouri teachers’ “local control” argument become an excuse for not testing at all

SNL op-ed: Roger Ray: Allowing Josh Hawley to remain in office “a national humiliation and, if I may say it, a crime against democratic rule”

Columbia Missourian’s David Webber: If Jan. 6 hadn’t played out the way it did, Sen. Josh Hawley’s tech book might have spearheaded congressional action on personal data

The Missouri Times op-ed: Environment Missouri’s Bridget Sanderson on 2022 legislative agenda

The Missouri Times:  Renew Missouri’s James Owen: Nuclear ‘Clean Power’ Act makes it faster, easier to raise utility rates

P-D letter: Richmond Heights man believes Eric Schmitt should be “disqualified” from holding public office, says “going around without a mask is like waving a loaded gun around in public”

P-D letter: O’Fallon sexagenarian criticizes Gov. Parson and AG Schmitt over mask mandates, attempts “Wizard of Oz” analogy

P-D letter: Breckenridge Hills sexagenarian wants Schmitt, other elected officials to visit hospitals maskless

P-D letter: St. Louis County septuagenarian wants Schmitt to start campaigning for COVID vaccines

P-D letter: Ladue octogenarian criticizes Parents’ Bill of Rights, believes critical race theory is not being taught in Missouri schools

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