Monday, May 16, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

Published in Missouri Political News - Daily Headlines. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , .

St. Joseph News-Press: Impact of Roe v. Wade decision unlikely to change much in Missouri (get around News-Press paywall here)

CDT: Abortion rally hero profile: Freshly-minted MU grad carries sign touting “MY F*CKING MASTER’S DEGREE,” talks career plans: “I ultimately want to do school social work.”

Fox4 KC/KC Star: 4 Star Politics: KC Sports Commission and Foundation CEO Kathy Nelson during commercial break: “… I’m gonna get this to fail, if he’s gonna get mine to fail”; Helling says “on the floor, J.J. Rizzo was very friendly to the ‘Luek-te-meyer’ [sic] bill”; other candid commercial-break thoughts 11:55 a.m. UPDATE: Video deleted by Fox4, so new link added

Fox4 KC/KC Star: Dave Helling to Kathy Nelson during commercial break, re: showing Tony Luetkemeyer what’s what: “Let me just say (Luetkemeyer) will take a bit of a slap in your local newspaper here coming up … more than once.” 11:55 a.m. UPDATE: Video deleted by Fox4, so new link added

Fox4/KC Star: John Payne on Legal Missouri 2022 campaign (begins at 16:30) 11:55 a.m. UPDATE: Video deleted

Fox4/KC Star: During commercial break, Helling asks Payne to tell Jack Cardetti that Cardetti’s TV appearances “have all been pretty weak” (23:00) 11:55 a.m. UPDATE: Video deleted

This Week in Missouri Politics: Senator Majority Leader Caleb Rowden (R-Columbia) and House Minority Leader Crystal Quade (D-Springfield) talk with Scott Faughn about budget, initiative petition and election law changes, congressional redistricting, need for “restoring normalcy,” more; Panel of Dem Reps. Maggie Nurrenbern and Emily Weber, GOP Rep. Chad Perkins, and GOP attorney Jennifer Bukowsky discuss budget wins, MASBDA, initiative petitions, school legislation, Missouri pro-life laws, who won the week: Tracy McCreery, Lauren Arthur, Cindy O’Laughlin, Scott Faughn, Brian Seitz, James Turner

St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum: Dysfunctional, gridlocked Senate dominates Missouri’s 2022 legislative session

Missouri Independent’s Jason Hancock: Winners and losers of Missouri’s raucous 2022 legislative session

SNL’s Galen Bacharier: Legislature adjourns with key policies passed and others lost to feuds

SNL: List of bills passed by Missouri Legislature this session

St. Louis Public Radio: Both charter and traditional public school leaders are happy with MO legislature funding compromise

Brownfield Ag News: Missouri lawmakers, Missouri Cattlemen’s Association’s Mike Deering share thoughts on eminent domain legislation

Columbia Missourian: Landowners deal setback to Rock Island trail development

SNL: Springfield health department encourages people to stay current on vaccine as COVID-19 cases rise

P-D editorial: Hawley’s goofy bill against Disney is just another daffy stunt (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D editorial: The day could be approaching when Supreme Court rulings are openly defied; Missouri already showing open defiance with Second Amendment Preservation Act and marijuana laws (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri Independent op-ed: Phill Brooks: A dysfunctional legislative session

FAQ for readers and journalists