Sunday, April 3, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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St. Louis Public Radio: Food prices will see biggest increase in 14 years, according to report from University of Missouri’s Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute KC Star teases new anti-Hawley series, focused on “insurrection”; Plus, roundup of Hawley’s “Protect Act of 2022” coverage

Brownfield Ag News: Missouri, other states are developing a plan to improve Missouri River resiliency – and avoid another 2019-like flood

KRES/KWIX (Moberly): Rep. Danny Busick (R-Newtown) says gerrymandered congressional maps benefited “a few senators in their future hopes,” expects courts to draw map unfavorable to Republicans

KRES/KWIX (Moberly): Rep. Louis Riggs (R-Hannibal) optimistic about broadband bill’s success

KSHB (Kansas City): United We women’s group advocates for state licensing reciprocity (link via

Columbia Missourian: Bill from Sen. Mike Bernskoetter (R-Jefferson City) would help keep some murderers behind bars longer

Columbia Missourian: Two seats are open for Gov. Parson’s appointments: What it takes to serve on the UM Board of Curators

SNL: Profile: Max Buetow: New CoxHealth CEO accepts COVID as endemic, “a shift in tone from current CEO Steve Edwards”

P-D editorial: Vote against insulin price controls shows Ann Wagner is pro-death (hop over Post-Dispatch paywall here)

P-D letter: University City octogenarian angered by pro-America group waving flags on I-44 overpass (hop over Post-Dispatch paywall here)

P-D letter: Moms Demand Action sexagenarian says stricter gun-control laws will stop region’s street savagery (hop over Post-Dispatch paywall here)

P-D letter: St. Louis County sexagenarian cheers Post-Dispatch editorial on critical race theory, says parents should let “certified professionals” make decisions on curriculum (hop over Post-Dispatch paywall here)

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