Monday, May 2, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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This Week in Missouri Politics: Panel of GOP Reps. Mike Haffner and Brad Pollitt, Dem Rep. Keri Ingle, and Vicky Hartzler campaign manager Michael Hafner talk with Scott Faughn about state budget (1:00), boys playing girls’ sports (7:00), GOP U.S. Senate primary (17:00), Lucas Kunce vs. Trudy Busch Valentine (19:55), Grain Belt Express and eminent domain (22:00), redistricting predictions (25:30), who won the week: Dean Plocher, Ian Mackey, Gary Pinkel, Brad Pollitt, Edie Vogel

KRES/KWIX (Moberly): Missouri Senate passes resolution supporting congressional term limits; comments from Sen. Cindy O’Laughlin (R-Shelbina)

St. Joseph News-Press: Missouri Public Service Commission, Office of Public Counsel agree with Spire rate increase (get around St. Joseph News-Press paywall here) Kansas City ‘mostly peaceful’ Country Club Plaza protester sues Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri Independent: Few mask lawsuits remain as Missouri AG asks legislature to clarify law behind legal blitz

St. Louis Public Radio: With COVID-19 pandemic over, concert venues drop mask and vaccine requirements

St. Joseph News-Press editorial: Josh Hawley correct to question Biden’s “Disinformation Governance Board” (get around St. Joseph News-Press paywall here)

P-D letter: Rep. Cyndi Buchheit-Courtway (R-Festus): Stop making Missourians overpay for flood insurance (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Maplewood sexagenarian wants Post-Dispatch to highlight educrats from poorly-performing school districts (get around stltoday paywall here)

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