Thursday, March 10, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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Newsweek: Cori Bush joins Ilhan Omar in voting against Russian oil ban; Comments from Omar, no explanation from Bush

CNN: Cori Bush joins Ilhan Omar and 15 Republicans voting against ban on Russian oil, coal and natural gas

KC Star: Josh Hawley says he has concerns about Ketanji Brown Jackson’s record on Guantanamo Bay

P-D: Lawsuit filed over lack of congressional maps in Missouri

KC Star: MO lawsuit challenges failure to approve new congressional map amid Senate gridlock; suit filed by Paul Berry III, taking on Ann Wagner in GOP primary

The Missouri Times: Missouri Soybean Association backs Mike Kehoe for governor

Fox 2 St. Louis: At Jefferson City rally, Missouri drivers say they’re frustrated by skyrocketing gas prices, increased tax; Comments from Americans for Prosperity’s Jeremy Cady

SE Missourian: Gov. Parson, DOR Director Wayne Wallingford tout Missouri tax ‘competitiveness’

The Missouri Times: With most of Senate behind her, Thompson Rehder advocates for sexual assault victims, decries ‘self-interested bullying’

The Missouri Times: Thompson Rehder’s press conference on Senate gridlock sparks day of responses

St. Louis Public Radio: Missouri Senate feud continues with condemnation of Conservative Caucus

SNL: Missouri senators condemn ‘self-serving’ GOP members after sexual assault bill blocked

P-D: GOP faction in Missouri Senate stalls sexual assault survivors bill of rights

Missouri Independent: ‘Begging for civility’: GOP infighting in Missouri Senate boils over yet again

Columbia Missourian: Hostility among senators stalls sexual assault bill

Missouri Independent: Missouri argues it shouldn’t pay Planned Parenthood’s legal fees in licensing dispute

KRES/KWIX (Moberly): Senate Appropriations Committee hearing Hoskins’ gaming bills

P-D: With prospects uncertain, Missouri pro teams lobby for sports betting

Brownfield Ag News: Bill from Sen. Dan Hegeman (R-Cosby) aims to proactively limit river flooding

P-D: Missouri lawmakers look to give parents more oversight of school districts

Missouri Independent: Missouri House narrowly sends open enrollment, charter funding bills to the Senate

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

St. Joseph News-Press: Rep. Brenda Shields (R-St. Joseph) explains support of open enrollment as bill advances

P-D: Missouri House approves plan to allow guns on public transit

KC Star: Missouri House approves concealed carry of weapons on public transportation, in churches

SNL: Missouri House passes restrictions on hospital visitor limits, pushing back on COVID rules

JCNT: Missouri prisons to drop COVID-19 precautions for visits in April

Columbia Missourian: Advocates call for more funding from state during Disability Rights Legislative Day

JCNT: Hundreds rally for Disability Rights Legislative Day

Missouri Independent: Smithfield Foods fined $18k for employee error involving wastewater pollution

P-D: KMOV television station plans to escape downtown St. Louis, eyeing Maryland Heights area

KC Star editorial: Banning Missouri women from abortions in other states will bring chaos if Roe falls

P-D editorial: Drunk drivers should be made to pay child support for the orphans they create

JCNT editorial: Sen. Mike Moon (R-Ash Grove) shatters decorum, wastes Senate’s time

Newsmax op-ed: Eric Greitens: Mark Zuckerberg’s rigged election cash lands in Missouri

SNL op-ed: Eric Schmitt: Ending devastation of opioid addiction and abuse

P-D’s Janet Y. Jackson: Republicans in Jefferson City continue their war on the poor

KC Star’s Jonathan Shorman: MO senators furious as hard-right faction want obscenity crime added to sex assault bill

JCNT’s Ella McCarthy: The testimonies were heartfelt, the voices were strong and the message was clear Wednesday afternoon at the Capitol — more justice in reproductive health care

Columbia Missourian’s Danielle Duclos: Pro-choice women earn cheers while testifying against Missouri Republicans’ abortion legislation

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