Saturday, February 12, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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St. Louis Public Radio:  St. Louis on the Air with Sarah Fenske:  Mizzou attorney, engineer want more federal regulation of farmers’ fields

Columbia Missourian: Small business owner John Martin (R) announces candidacy for state representative in District 47

JCNT: Gov. Parson to higher ed: Maintaining relationships are key to workforce development

Columbia Missourian: Gov. Parson outlines educational investment during Missouri NextGen health research tour

CDT: Gov. Parson talks workforce development at Mizzou’s NextGen

CDT: Video: Gov. Mike Parson visits the Roy Blunt NextGen Precision Health Institute, discusses Missouri’s economic strength, investment in mental health, clean water and wastewater

KMIZ (Columbia): Gov. Parson touts education, broadband Internet investments during University of Missouri tour

Missouri Independent: Criticism of Missouri medical marijuana system seeps into initiative petition debate

The Missouri Times: Redistricting Rumble: Updates on the marathon congressional redistricting debate

AP: Missouri Senate working to resolve redistricting differences

P-D: Redistricting breakthrough in Missouri Senate remains elusive

SNL: Legislative roundup: redistricting, initiative petitions, emergency spending

The Missouri Times: House perfects physical therapy, new business legislation

KRES/KWIX (Moberly): Rep. Peggy McGaugh (R-Carrollton) on supporting state employee pay raises

KRES/KWIX (Moberly): Rep. Louis Riggs (R-Hannibal) on state’s wrongheaded IT spending and how performance audits would help

St. Joseph News-Press: Legislation could further regulate texting and driving

The Missouri Times: Prosecutor resolves Post-Dispatch, DESE data breach incident ‘through non-legal means’

P-D: Prosecutor declines to charge Post-Dispatch reporter who copied teachers’ Social Security numbers

Missouri Independent: Prosecutor isn’t pressing charges against reporter who found flaw in state website

SNL: No charges against reporter who discovered state website flaw

St. Joseph News-Press: COVID-19 cases in steady decline in St. Joseph

CDT: Strain eases on Columbia hospitals as omicron variant slows

Metro Voice News’ Preston Smith: Pro-life Missouri senators will set record for longest filibuster ever as debate over redistricting goes on

P-D letter: Florissant septuagenarian opposes “stand your ground” bill, claims he’ll write himself in as GOP U.S. Senate candidate this year

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