Saturday, April 30, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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Brownfield Ag News: Blunt says Midwest needs more river infrastructure spending to keep ag products competitive globally

Brownfield Ag News: Judge strikes down Missouri anti-CAFO ordinance

KCMO: Pete Mundo Show: Sen. Denny Hoskins (R-Warrensburg) on compromise with Sen. Hageman and how hostile amendment broke the deal (0:55), casinos’ greed and desire for monopoly (6:00), odds on legislation passing (9:30)

Missouri Independent: Hopes fading for Missouri sports wagering bill to pass this year

KC Star: Missouri sports betting stalls

Fox4 KC: Missouri sports betting stalls as Kansas lawmakers wait for governor’s signature; Rowden: “I might have to move to Kansas City”

St. Joseph News-Press: Legal sports gambling on the horizon in Missouri (get around St. Joseph News-Press paywall here)

Fox 2 St. Louis: Missouri Senate OKs bill to let some food stamp recipients use benefits at restaurants

Washington Missourian: Push to bring additional Amtrak trains to Washington hinges on state budget (get around Washington Missourian paywall here)

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air with Sarah Fenske: Missouri school districts are fighting over underpaid teachers, and state legislators are to blame

SNL: Missouri AG asks Springfield Public Schools for list of all elementary textbooks for 10 years

Missourinet: Missouri group working to change custody decisions in state 

Missourinet: Resolution from Sen. Jason Bean (R-Holcomb) would designate Campbell as “Peach Capital of Missouri”

KC Star: COVID hospitalizations and deaths remain low in Kansas City

KC Star: Jury awards $20M to 4 women who claimed sexual abuse by ex-Missouri prison guard

JCNT editorial: Proud day for veterans at Missouri Capitol (get around Jefferson City News-Tribune paywall here)

Washington Missourian editorial: Missouri Legislature’s vote on businesses’ vaccine mandates shows some Republicans embrace government overreach (get around Washington Missourian paywall here)

KC Star editorial: Missouri shouldn’t execute Carman Deck after 3 overturned sentences. But it will

Columbia Missourian op-ed: Missourians Against the Death Penalty’s Laird Okie: Gov. Parson should grant clemency to Carman Deck, who had a rough childhood

P-D’s Michele Munz: What Missouri did right during the pandemic — and what went wrong (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Maryland Heights Mayor Mike Moeller: Missouri needs to crack down on illegal slot machines (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Olivette business owner says marijuana cultivation should not be permitted near homes (get around stltoday paywall here)

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