Sunday, March 27, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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KMIZ (Columbia): Sen. Roy Blunt visits Boonville bakery, talks Russia-Ukraine, energy, inflation and broadband

KRES/KWIX (Moberly): Rep. Louis Riggs (R-Hannibal) gives update on broadband legislation, critiques state Senate’s workrate

JCNT: Local government officials, MoDOT’s Patrick McKenna oppose GOP effort to repeal gas tax (hop over News-Tribune paywall here)

JCNT: State’s request for potential ARPA projects garners 900 responses (hop over News-Tribune paywall here)

Columbia Missourian’s Jana Rose Schleis: GOP lawmakers’ prison nursery legislation would keep moms, babies together; Comments from Campaign Life Missouri’s Sam Lee, “former Missouri state representative [sic]” Jeff Smith, others (UPDATED: fixed, with acknowledgment)

Columbia Missourian: Close The Gap tutoring program brought back as budget amendment

JCNT editorial: Legislation would bring welcome changes to state’s no-bid contracts (hop over News-Tribune paywall here)

P-D editorial: St. Louis and the region are caught in a vicious cycle of decline (hop over Post-Dispatch paywall here)

P-D’s Kevin McDermott: Overturning Roe v. Wade won’t stop “the Mary Elizabeth Colemans and Brian Seitzes of the world” (hop over Post-Dispatch paywall here)

P-D letter: St. Peters octogenarian lists grievances against Eric Schmitt, Eric Greitens, Bill Eigel and GOP state lawmakers (hop over Post-Dispatch paywall here)

P-D letter: Ballwin octogenarian responds to Janet Y. Jackson response to GOP response to Planned Parenthood receiving Medicaid funds (hop over Post-Dispatch paywall here)

P-D letter: St. Louis octogenarian responds to columnist Aisha Sultan calling unborn child a “two-celled zygote” (hop over Post-Dispatch paywall here)

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