Sunday, March 20, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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P-D: Source: St. Louis Fire Department turned over to DEA report on death of Cora Faith Walker (hop over Post-Dispatch paywall here)

CDT: New state Senate lines could set up Stephen Webber vs. Judy Baker Democratic primary: Baker downplays Webber as threat, says former state rep has been out of the picture for years

JCNT: Profile: Zora Mulligan rallies state behind higher education (hop over News-Tribune paywall here)

Columbia Missourian’s Teghan Simonton: State worker shortage creates barriers to crucial services; Comments from “Rep. Maggie Nurrenbern, R-Kansas City [sic]” Missouri abortion bill mobilizes MSM and activists; roundup of national coverage

Columbia Missourian: Bill from Rep. Michael Davis (R-Kansas City) would cap the prices Missouri jails and prisons can charge inmates for phone calls Missouri ‘Save Women’s Sports Act’ Act bogged down in toilet talk; Liberal “SheKnows” blog takes aim at Sen. Elaine Gannon (R-De Soto)

St. Louis Public Radio:  St. Louis on the Air with Sarah Fenske weekly schedule: Mondays show to feature West Lake Landfill update; Wednesday’s show to promote “a new summer camp for LGBTQ kids”

SNL: Two years of COVID-19: How Missouri government responded to the pandemic

P-D editorial: Uncomfortable questions about the untimely death of Cora Faith Walker (hop over Post-Dispatch paywall here)

P-D editorial: Bill from Rep. Mary Elizabeth Coleman (R-Arnold) is an attempt to stifle free speech (hop over Post-Dispatch paywall here)

SNL letter: Battlefield sexagenarian criticizes “Vickie Hartzler [sic]” for efforts to keep boys out of girls’ sports, suggests “old jocks” exaggerate value of athletic competition anyway

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