Sunday, May 8, 2022 – Mother’s Day – Missouri political news headlines

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KRES/KWIX (Moberly): U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer on Federal Reserve, inflation, and positive effects of Trump/GOP tax cuts

Harper’s Bazaar: Pro-choice advocates help Missouri’s wouldbe mothers travel across state lines to snuff out unwanted offspring; Pro-life lawmakers like Rep. Mary Elizabeth Coleman (R-Arnold) stand in the way

Joplin Globe: Pro-choice rally draws “over 50” activists; BBW holds “Keep Your Rosaries Off My Overies [sic]” sign (get around Joplin Globe paywall here)

KC Star’s Jonathan Shorman: Republicans turned rural Missouri deep red – and might send Eric Greitens to the Senate

KC Star’s Jonathan Shorman: Who is Eric Greitens? A guide to the former governor’s latest and biggest controversies

Washington Missourian: As deadline looms, Missouri House takes ‘another bite’ at congressional district map (get around Washington Missourian paywall here)

Washington Missourian: Campaign finance report review: GOP state Senate primary for Dave Schatz’s seat: Ben Brown vs. Bob Jones vs. Nate Tate: “Freedom’s Promise PAC,” David Barklage, Casey Burns, Victory Enterprises, other line items (get around Washington Missourian paywall here)

JCNT: Lincoln University, State Tech ‘elated’ over higher ed funding (get around News-Tribune paywall here)

Fox News: Missouri parents outraged over how class assignment portrays Republicans (link via

KRES/KWIX (Moberly): Rep. Louis Riggs (R-Hannibal) on how algorithms reject job applications

JCNT: 11 added to Missouri Law Enforcement Memorial (get around News-Tribune paywall here)

P-D’s Kevin McDermott: Pro-life GOP state legislators propose “dystopian-nightmare legislation” (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star op-ed: Missouri Marijuana Legalization Movements Tim Gilio: Missourians almost had a voice on legal marijuana. Then a lobbyist got in the way

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