Tuesday, March 8, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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Missourinet: Hawley bill intended to ramp up U.S. fuel production, drive down Russian share of market

Brownfield Ag News: Ag groups sue EPA over vehicle emission standards; Comments from Missouri Corn Growers President Bradley Schad

KCMO (Kansas City): Pete Mundo Show: Eric Greitens on potential Trump endorsement (3:20); Mitch McConnell and Missouri Senate “RINOs” (4:45); praise for Rand Paul (7:20); criticism of Biden on Russia-Ukraine (8:25)

SNL: Republican Jamie Ray Gragg, Democrat Amy Freeland running for Rep. Tricia Derges’ House seat

JCNT: State general revenue collections remain up

The Missouri Times: Gov. Parson speaks at Missouri School Boards’ Association’s legislative day, touts keeping schools open; Thoughts from MSBA Executive Director Melissa Randol

P-D: Measure to transfer millions to charter schools advances in Missouri House

Columbia Missourian: Missouri woman fights to hold drunk drivers accountable for children left behind; Rep. Mike Henderson (R-Bonne Terre) sponsors “Bentley’s Law”

P-D: Missouri considers plan to make drunken drivers pay child support

Columbia Missourian: Senate bill aims to improve treatment outcomes for probation violators

P-D: Suicide prevention measure introduced in Missouri House committee

P-D: Homeowners associations couldn’t ban solar panels under plan in Missouri Senate

Joplin Globe editorial: Josh Hawley is right – ban Russian oil, gas; resurrect Keystone

P-D editorial: Hawley shrugged off Russia before the invasion, now slams Biden for weakness

JCNT editorial: Missouri takes swift action against Russia. Is it enough?

KC Star op-ed: Rep. Mike Haffner (R-Pleasant Hill): Missouri Republicans and Democrats are united: Freedom for Ukraine transcends politics

Columbia Missourian’s Ken Midkiff: After tweet about boys participating in girls’ sports, Vicky Hartzler should move to Texas

Times Leader (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania): Pennsylvania’s USDA Rural Development State Director Bob Morgan: Biden Administration form letter: Progress that the Biden Administration has made in the Commonwealth over the past year is a good sign for everyone

Columbia Missourian op-ed: Missouri’s USDA Rural Development State Director Kyle Wilkins: Biden Administration form letter: Progress that the Biden Administration has made in rural Missouri over the past year is a good sign for everyone

Columbia Missourian’s Senior News Editor Laura Johnston, 2/5/21: We do not accept or publish form letters

Harvest Public Media’s Dana Cronin, via St. Louis Public Radio: Missouri does not do enough to test for toxic algae in pond water; Missouri farmers‘ fertilizer usage to blame

SE Missourian letter: SEMO professor criticizes U.S. Rep. Jason Smith’s newsletter and position on domestic energy production

P-D letter: Israeli man with dual citizenship says Cori Bush is wrong on ‘apartheid’ accusation

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