Wednesday, May 11, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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St. Louis Public Radio: Disciplinary panel asks for public reprimand of Gardner over Greitens case

Columbia Missourian: Greitens’ attorneys to decide on third-party mediator in custody case

P-D: Ousted carpenters chief decries ‘hostile takeover’ of St. Louis union; former capo Al Bond says “six or so” crew members complained about his leadership (get around stltoday paywall here)

SE Missourian: State’s law on abortion could be triggered if Roe v. Wade falls; thoughts from Rep. Barry Hovis (R-Whitewater)

P-D: Missouri Senate committee advances resolution to trigger abortion ban when Roe is overturned (get around stltoday paywall here)

SNL: Missouri Roe v. Wade ‘trigger law’ wouldn’t eliminate access to Plan B, IUDs or IVF

St. Louis Public Radio: Missouri House passes new version of a congressional redistricting map

SNL: How to split southwest MO? Lawmakers at odds in latest congressional redistricting attempt

KC Star: Missouri House approves map that keeps Cleaver’s seat, but fate uncertain in Senate

Fox 2 St. Louis: Congressional redistricting still unsettled in session’s final days

The Missouri Times: Senate Hour by Hour for Tuesday, May 10

Missouri Independent: Missouri Senate divisions on full display going into session’s final days

Missourinet: Wide-ranging K-12 public education bill clears Missouri Senate

Missouri Independent: With open enrollment dead, Missouri lawmakers push carve-out for some property owners

Columbia Missourian: ‘No Patient Left Alone’ bill passes Senate unanimously

P-D: Missouri patient visitation rights bill inches forward ahead of Friday deadline (get around stltoday paywall here)

Columbia Missourian: Legislature passes tax credit bill for farmers

Columbia Missourian: Bill to expand care for new mothers on Medicaid stalls in Senate

Columbia Missourian: Bill that would loosen requirements for nurses has uncertain future

Missourinet: Legislature allows Grain Belt Express to power ahead, puts restrictions on future projects

Missouri Independent: Lawmakers pass eminent domain bill without Grain Belt poison pill

Missouri Independent: Missouri House votes to require disclosure of medical marijuana ownership records

P-D: Marijuana records would be public under plan approved by Missouri House (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star: Missouri lawmakers eye Kansas City’s World Cup bid through tax exemptions

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air with Sarah Fenske preview: GOP state lawmakers push discriminatory anti-LGBTQIA* sports legislation; Two (2) advocates of boys competing in girls’ sports, zero (0) opposing voices

SNL’s Greta Cross: Fundraising promo: Stand up to Missouri Republicans’ anti-LGBTQIA* legislation by donating to local organizations, attending a kickball fundraiser or purchasing a t-shirt

Fox4 KC: Kansas City LGBTQ+ nonprofit throws in the towel after 20 years, blames “unforeseen complications with funding”

JCNT: MoDOT looking to make Highway 54 safer by altering intersections (get around News-Tribune paywall here)

P-D: Family of pregnant MoDOT worker killed in South County crash files lawsuit (get around stltoday paywall here)

KCUR: New COVID cases in the Kansas City area have tripled in the last month

P-D editorial: Complaining and whining isn’t a winning strategy, as Missouri Democrats learn the hard way (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star editorial: Does the Kansas City VA discriminate? These black former employees are going to court

KC Star editorial: Yet again, Jefferson City wants to take away Kansas City’s voice with its own police

The Missouri Times op-ed: Rep. Derek Grier (R-Chesterfield): A fresh start through work is key to successful reentry

KC Star’s Jonathan Shorman: Missouri’s defense of its sweeping gun law echoes Texas abortion case strategy; How the Second Amendment Preservation Act hampers Missouri police agencies

The Missouri Times op-ed: Chesterfield attorney Benjamin L. Yousef: Increased railroad traffic will hamper supply chain, public safety

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