Sunday, March 6, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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SNL: Greene County Lincoln Day photos: U.S. Senate and 7th Congressional candidates, Tim Garrison, area activists

SNL: Greene County to receive $2.1 million from Missouri opioid settlement with Johnson & Johnson

Columbia Missourian: Proposed $500 million in state budget could boost retirement fund

KMMO (Marshall): Sen. Denny Hoskins (R-Warrensburg) sponsoring MASBDA, Missouri Rural Workforce Development Act and biodiesel bills, wins Missouri Nurses Association award (link via Missouri Senate Conservative Caucus on Twitter)

Marijuana Moment: Missouri lawmakers demand Biden act on marijuana (link via Eapen Thampy on Twitter)

SNL: A record 128 Missouri school districts — 25 percent — switch to four-day weeks

Columbia Missourian: CROWN Act addresses “hair discrimination” and “hair trauma”; Race Matter, Friends president says legislation does not go far enough to address damage caused by “white beauty standards”

Politico’s Alex Isenstadt: Trump’s McConnell obsession leads him toward Eric Greitens (link via

SNL op-ed: Liberal “Show Me Integrity” groups secretary Benny Fong: Better Elections Amendment provides needed reforms

P-D letter: Creve Coeur septuagenarian says John Danforth caused untold harm by supporting Clarence Thomas

P-D letter: Ladue septuagenarian mocks truckers, Eric Greitens for “freedom” talk

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