Saturday, May 7, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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KWOS (Jefferson City):  The KWOS Morning Show with Austin Petersen and John Marsh: Eric Schmitt on Biden’s Ministry of Truth (0:20), Biden “outsourcing censorship” (1:30), fiscal conservatism and balanced budget amendment (2:45), thoughts on 2023 Missouri state budget (5:15), SCOTUS leak (5:45), updating Missouri Sunshine Laws (7:30), lawsuit against Missouri School Boards’ Association (8:00), Second Amendment Preservation Act (9:30), Calvin Coolidge vs. Teddy Roosevelt (11:00)

Missouri Independent: Schmitt’s office touts success in getting St. Charles School District to drop mask mandate

SE Missourian: Vicky Hartzler, Mark McCloskey speak at Cape Girardeau County Republicans meeting

St. Joseph News-Press: Blunt, Hawley, Graves issue statements on SCOTUS leak (get around News-Press paywall here)

P-D: Mother, wife, lawyer: Erin Hawley calls the fight to overturn Roe ‘the project of a lifetime’ (get around stltoday paywall here)

SNL: Springfield “Party of Socialism and Liberation” hosts Roe v. Wade protest

SNL: Photo gallery: Party of Socialism and Liberation protest: Signs include Abort Alito, Socialism Is The Future”, “No Uterus = No Opinion”; BBW with pink hair makes vulgar gesture to pro-life passerby; other winsome messaging

St. Louis Public Radio:  St. Louis on the Air with Sarah Fenske:  Pro-choice advocate/SLU law prof Marcia McCormick criticizes Missouri abortion law

St. Louis Public Radio:  St. Louis on the Air with Sarah Fenske weekly preview: Wednesday show to criticize Missouri Republicans for protecting girls’ sports

KRES/KWIX (Moberly): Rep. Chuck Basye (R-Rocheport) on legislation protecting girls’ sports

Kansas City Beacon: Recreational cannabis in Missouri via Legislature seems unlikely

St. Joseph News-Press: Gov. Parson tours tech school as state allocates extra funding (get around News-Press paywall here)

Missouri Independent: Missouri lawmakers finish record $49 billion state budget hours before deadline

Missourinet: The winners and losers in the Missouri Legislature’s $49 billion state budget

AP: Missouri lawmakers pass $48 billion state budget

Fox 2 St. Louis: Lawmakers pass historic budget, with teacher pay raises and tax credits for some Missourians

St. Louis Public Radio: Largest budget in Missouri history includes teacher raises, tax credits, rural road work

Columbia Missourian: Legislature passes state operating budget

P-D: Missouri lawmakers OK election year budget with tax rebates, money for construction (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri Independent: Lincoln University poised to receive full state match for land-grant funding

JCNT: Legislature passes state employee pay schedule change (get around News-Tribune paywall here)

Brownfield Ag News: Private property rights bill passes Missouri Senate; reaction from Missouri Farm Bureau’s Garrett Hawkins

Kansas City Beacon: With Missouri overdose rates on the rise, federal funds for Narcan dry up

KRES/KWIX (Moberly): Rep. Cheri Toalson-Reisch (R-Hallsville) on COVID vaccine adverse reactions and state legislation

Midwest Newsroom/Missouri Independent’s race reporter Niara Savage and environmental reporter Allison Kite: Lead-contamination series: Legislature on the verge of requiring Missouri schools test, filter water for lead

KC Star “Service Journalism Team’s” Natalie Wallington: Another COVID wave may be on its way to Kansas City

P-D letter: Sappington man dislikes Ann Wagner’s reference to prayer (get around stltoday paywall here)

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