Monday, February 21, 2022 – Presidents Day – Missouri political news headlines
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This Week in Missouri Politics: St. Louis City Mayor Tishaura Jones talks with Scott Faughn about spending federal money (1:00); spending Rams lawsuit money (2:45); when she’ll acknowledge end of COVID pandemic (4:00); enforcing mask mandate “where we need to” (5:40); city’s murder culture (6:30); relationship with Gov. Parson (10:50); thoughts on St. Louis Post-Dispatch (11:30); Panel of Reps. LaKeySha Bosley (D-St. Louis City) and Mary Elizabeth Coleman (R-Arnold), Missouri Democratic Party Chairman Michael Butler and Victory Enterprises’ Brett Dinkins on congressional redistricting map (15:30); state budget and employee pay raises (21:00); COVID protests (24:30); Who won the week – Emanuel Cleaver, Peter Merideth, Eric Greitens, Kalena Bruce, Dan Hegeman (26:45)
Brownfield Ag News: Missouri Farm Bureau seeks potential in USDA “climate-smart” program; Thoughts from MOFB’s Garrett Hawkins
Washington Missourian: Rep. Nate Tate (R-St. Clair) hopes to become region’s next state senator, will take on Ben Brown and Bob Jones in GOP primary
Missouri Independent: Legislative deadlock, commission failure creates uncertainty for Missouri candidate filing
P-D: Analysis: Sports betting could generate $15 million in tax revenue in Missouri; Thoughts from Sen. Denny Hoskins (R-Warrensburg), Rep. Phil Christofanelli (R-St. Peters)
P-D: Bill from Rep. Louis Riggs (R-Hannibal) aims for accessible remote work options for state workers
JCNT: Federation of Blind offers its legislative agenda
St. Louis Public Radio: Rep. Peter Merideth (D-St. Louis City) lists his complaints about GOP colleagues: lack of urgency in spending federal largesse, state worker pay raise plans, Senate filibuster, tricking voters with complicated ballot language, other grievances
St. Louis Public Radio: Missouri among last states to approve federal funding for schools; educrats describe feeling “nervous anxiousness” and other emotions
Missourinet: Rep. Randy Railsback (R-Hamilton) wants statewide task force on abandoned and underutilized state property
Columbia Missourian: Book promo: Senate gals’ “You Can, Too!”
SNL: Feral hogs wreak havoc on land, carry disease. Missouri officials aim for ‘elimination’ of species.
P-D: Ameren to buy its largest solar farm despite supply chain delays
KCUR’s Gina Kaufmann: What can Missouri kids do when Eric Schmitt’s politics interfere with school safety? They can walk out.
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