Saturday, April 2, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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KC Star: Mail with donations stolen from Lucas Kunce’s campaign office, police say

KWOS (Jefferson City):  The KWOS Morning Show with Austin Petersen and John Marsh: 1st Congressional District candidate Steven Roberts, Jr. (D): Why he’s challenging Cori Bush (0:20); why support for military and defense matters to St. Louis region (1:10); inoculation against Cori Bush campaign attempting to “recycle old false stories about me” (2:30); no opinion on inflation (3:00); no opinion on fed printing money (3:20); “compromise” approach to concealed carry in urban areas (4:00); no opinion on 1619 Project (6:00); support for recreational marijuana (7:00); qualified immunity (7:15); no opinion on psilocybin/psychedelics (7:45); civil asset forfeiture (9:15); no opinion on cryptocurrency (10:00); “excited” for Trudy Busch Valentine (10:20); unfamiliarity with Busch Valentine’s participation in “pretty bizarre and highly inappropriate” Veiled Prophet Ball

Riverfront Times, 3/17/2004: The Kings of Kingshighway: Steve Roberts Sr. joined the board of the Veiled Prophet Fair in 1994

St. Joseph News-Press: Lincoln Days highlights Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe’s Savannah connection (hop over News-Press paywall here)

SE Missourian: National ranked-choice voting group, created five (5) months ago, supports Better Elections Missouri proposal; CEO makes stop in Cape Girardeau

KC Star: Missouri Republican Party officials ask courts to intervene in stalemate over congressional map

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis County Health Director Faisal Khan calls Gov. Parson’s acknowledgment of pandemic’s end “laughable” and “self-delusional”

P-D editorial (10/9/21): Public record and media reports need correcting after Faisal Khan’s ‘hate crime’ fakery (hop over Post-Dispatch paywall here)

SE Missourian: Teacher pay hike proposal shelved

P-D: Missouri lawmakers propose ‘Cora Faith Walker Doula Training Program’ (hop over Post-Dispatch paywall here)

KCUR: Up to Date with Steve Kraske: Fears over Missouri’s Department of Social Services Children’s Division 2020 layoffs realized

Missouri Independent op-ed: Jeff Smith: Why Eric Greitens will never drop out of the Missouri Senate race

P-D letter: League of Women Voters of St. Louis’ “Environmental Quality Committee” Chairwoman opposes GOP Sen. Eric Burlison’s bill on DNR regulations (hop over Post-Dispatch paywall here)

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