Saturday, March 12, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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St. Louis Public Radio: Former state Rep. Cora Faith Walker (D-Ferguson), age 37, has died

P-D: Cora Faith Walker, a top St. Louis County official and former state lawmaker, dies at 37

Missourinet: Blunt questions top intelligence team about China’s role with Russia

KC Star: Congress brought back spending earmarks. Here’s what Blunt, Graves and Cleaver got for Missouri

Fox News: Missouri U.S. Senate race: Eric Schmitt raises $1.6M at Mar-a-Lago event, lands visit from Trump

Missouri Independent: Ethics panel dismisses complaint alleging Greitens funneled money into Senate campaign

SNL: Ethics commission dismisses finance watchdog’s complaint against Greitens campaign

KC Star: Missouri Ethics Commission dismisses claims Greitens broke campaign finance rules

P-D: Regulators dismiss complaint against Greitens over spending in Missouri Senate race

SNL: National Democratic group asks courts to draw new congressional maps

P-D: Hard feelings persist in Missouri Senate as lawmakers fail to approve congressional map

P-D: Missouri governor puts No. 2 in charge while he’s on overseas trip

Missouri Independent: At Hispanic Capitol Day, activists phone in requests for Gov. Parson: cheaper college tuition for illegal aliens, no photo ID to vote, etc.

St. Joseph News-Press: Some farmers, lawmakers seek ‘right to repair’

Twitter: Springfield News-Leader investigative reporter/marijuana regulatory expert Gregory Holman leaving to join KSMU Public Media and Ozarks Public Television

Columbia Missourian: Bill from Rep. Martha Stevens (D-Columbia) would require Missouri public and charter schools to provide feminine hygiene products

P-D editorial board’s “Up for Discussion” video series: Tod Robberson and Kevin McDermott: Cori Bush’s sympathy for Russia and Legislature’s pro-life bill

Columbia Missourian op-ed: Cynthia Changyit Levin: Missouri’s congressional delegation should support child tax credit

St. Louis Public Radio’s Sarah Fentem: Mary Elizabeth Coleman continues her crusade to make it illegal to help a person in Missouri get an abortion, even if it’s in a different state

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