Sunday, April 10, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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Columbia Missourian: Republican candidates speak at annual Boone County Lincoln Days banquet 2016 U.S. Senate runner-up Jason Kander shows off new pink floral romper Kansas City Star imposes ‘supply chain’ charge on subscribers

KRES/KWIX (Moberly): Rep. Louis Riggs (R-Hannibal) expects rural areas to be well represented in budget

Columbia Missourian: Legalizing sports wagering could increase problem gambling

Joplin Globe: Anticipating landmark Supreme Court decision on abortion, Missouri and other states move to protect life

JCNT: Bill from Rep. Dave Griffith (R-Jefferson City) seeks to task state commission with veteran suicide prevention (hop over News-Tribune paywall here)

JCNT: Missouri veterans find support in weekly conversations as suicide rates outpace national population; Department of Mental Health, others offer resources (hop over News-Tribune paywall here)

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air with Sarah Fenske schedule: Monday to explore the terror of lead contamination and hardships of being a black marijuana peddler; Tuesday, the heroes leading union organizing at local Starbucks and weed dispensaries; Wednesday, why Missouri’s approach to fentanyl is racist

The Missouri Times: Combest, 10/21/21: Missouri media’s top victimhood narrative for 2023: “Missouri voters approved recreational marijuana in 2022, but experts are worried that minorities will be left out in the cold.”

CDT: Unbound Book Festival promo: Come hear authors on important topics like “natural hair as a key feature of black womanhood,” illegal aliens, “Queer Time” panel, union organizing, etc.

JCNT editorial: Missouri Senate must preserve House’s fiscal responsibility (hop over News-Tribune paywall here)

P-D editorial: Raising Missouri teacher pay is essential to building a prepared workforce (hop over Post-Dispatch paywall here)

KC Star op-ed: National Press Photographers Association: Open letter to Sen. Hawley: Stop using fist photo to raise money

Columbia Missourian’s Danielle Duclos: Conservative lawmakers push the bounds to restrict abortion rights

P-D letter: St. Charles octogenarian says he’s voting for Eric Schmitt thanks to liberals’ caterwauling (hop over Post-Dispatch paywall here)

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