Sunday, April 24, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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Joplin Globe: Vicky Hartzler emphasizes economy, immigration at business roundtable: “We need people to get off the couch and embrace the work ethic again” Show-Me Eric Greitens ridealong with KCPD

KC Star: Eric Greitens deletes tweets linking to video featuring KCPD ride along. He lacked OK to film Residency questions continue to confront former Kansas City newsman Mark Alford in 4th Congressional District GOP primary

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air with Sarah Fenske weekly schedule: Monday’s show to criticize Thomas Jefferson; Tuesday’s show to celebrate Tishaura Jones’s first year as St. Louis mayor; Wednesday’s monthly “Legal Roundtable”

Washington Missourian: Midwest Roots to begin producing cannabis products at rural Washington facility; Company will limit production to keep supply tight (avoid Washington Missourian paywall here)

JCNT: Reading, literacy bill becoming education ominbus bill (avoid Jefferson City News-Tribune paywall here)

SNL: Missouri Higher Ed Commissioner Zora Mulligan and two diversity candidates are finalists for Missouri State University provost job

KC Star: Fentanyl spotlight: Fentanyl killed their boys. Now these KC area parents are on a quest to save lives

KC Star’s Lisa Gutierrez: Fentanyl spotlight: Testing strips could prevent Missouri overdoses, but GOP state legislators stand in the way

Columbia Missourian: Questions about enforcement of youth homes remain

P-D editorial: Even some of Eric Schmitt’s fellow Republicans have had enough of his stunts (get around stltoday paywall here)

JCNT editorial: Legislature should allocate $5 million in next year’s budget to aid in the resettling of refugees and legal immigrants (avoid Jefferson City News-Tribune paywall here)

KC Star “race and equity” reporter Aaron Torres: Area environmentalists attend Earth Day event, take climate change seriously

KC Star op-ed: Rep. Ian Mackey (D-St. Louis County): Blue Valley school board member Jim McMullen and GOP state legislators wrong about “back to basics” education focus Analysis of Mackey op-ed: As KC Star circles the toilet bowl of history, it seems that they’re more than willing to target a small time politico in order to push their partisan agenda

JCNT letter: Lohman octogenarian wants Missouri to keep female prison inmates safe from transgender “women” (avoid Jefferson City News-Tribune paywall here)

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