Monday, February 28, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines
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Fox News: Missouri GOP Senate showdown: At CPAC, Schmitt says Greitens baggage ‘definitely a concern’
This Week in Missouri Politics: Missouri Farm Bureau President Garrett Hawkins talks with Scott Faughn about annual state legislative briefing (0:45); Roy Blunt and Statesman of the Year Award (2:00); rural broadband funding (3:45); property rights and eminent domain (8:15); why MFB Legislative Day is important to all Missourians (11:00); Panel of MFB VP Todd Hays, MFB Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee’s Bryant Kagay, MFB’s Chris Brundick and Andy Jackson on rural broadband (17:45), financial picture for Missouri farmers (23:30), MASBDA tax credits (24:30); who won the week: Thank a Farmer Week, FFA, not the Missouri Senate, Sen. Blunt, Claire McCaskill
KRES/KWIX (Moberly): Rep. Louis Riggs (R-Hannibal) thrilled with broadband developments in Shelby County
The Missouri Times: Two projects in New Madrid pending on the outcome of Missouri Rural Workforce Development Act
JCNT: Communication could help federally funded residential facilities avoid abuse
Missourinet: Bill from Rep. Patty Lewis (D-Kansas City) would exempt diapers from sales tax
St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis area schools make masks optional as official guidance changes
St. Joseph News-Press editorial: Why aren’t we flattening the opioid overdose curve?
P-D editorial: With Roe on the ropes, Missouri and other red states are ready to return women to the back alleys
P-D editorial: Missouri lawmakers keep ignoring voters’ voices. Now they want to silence them.
P-D’s Bill McClellan: Could Danforth’s plan to recruit a centrist Senate candidate actually work?
P-D’s Tony Messenger: Lawsuit highlights Missouri’s failure to get food aid to people who need it
KC Star op-ed: Former state Rep. Stacey Newman (D): I saw booze, guns and fights on the Missouri House floor – and now there’s the Senate Conservative Caucus, overalls, anti-mask legislators and hatred for transgenders
St. Louis Public Radio’s Sarah Fentem: Missouri plans an ‘end’ to the coronavirus pandemic, but life isn’t back to normal and we could still maybe see a new variant
P-D’s Michele Munz: For vulnerable Missourians who fear loosening pandemic restrictions, experts offer ways to stay safe
Documenting COVID-19 Project, sponsored by Columbia University’s Brown Institute for Media Innovation and MuckRock, via Missouri Independent: Missouri spent $25 million to aid hospitals; contract marked by no-shows, high costs
P-D letter: Ladue septuagenarian opposes GOP effort to raise bar for initiative petitions
P-D letter: St. Louis County sexagenarian says raising bar for initiative petitions is a “plain and simple power grab”
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