Friday, May 20, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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KCUR: Missouri Supreme Court won’t let McCloskeys work with conservative Project Veritas while on probation

KC Star: McCloskey reacts after court says he can’t complete community service with conservative group (avoid KC Star paywall by reading syndicated story on McClatchy’s Nebraska site)

P-D: At online powwow, St. Louis abortionist tells vice president “a post-Roe reality is coming for all of us”; (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri Independent: 4th Congressional District GOP primary; Kalena Bruce calls on candidates who dont live in district to withdraw; Taylor Burks calls Bruce a moderate; Mark Alford hits Missouri Senate Republican snakes

The Missouri Times: Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe gets 2024 gov endorsement from American Council of Engineering Companies of Missouri

JCNT: State Tech Cup brings industry partners to campus; Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe serves as honorary chair (get around News-Tribune paywall here)

KTRS (St. Louis): Ray Hartmann Show: Legal Missouri 2022’s Dan Viets: measure “almost certainly” on November ballot (1:10), “same gang of troublemakers” from medical marijuana working on recreational (1:35), ballot language “pretty good” (4:45), signature gathering (11:15), avoiding signature-gathering in congressional districts 4 and 8 (12:40), partnering with Better Elections Missouri on signature-gathering (13:00), FieldWorks LLC wanting to avoid “the middle of Missouri” (13:45), online rally tomorrow (15:20)

Kansas City Beacon: Event promo: “Cannabis in Missouri: A high priority”: Tuesday, May 24

Missouri Independent: Recap of Gov. Parson interview from 97.1 FM Talk, linked here yesterday (and below)

97.1 FM Talk (St. Louis), link posted here yesterday: Mark Reardon Show: Gov. Mike Parson on congressional map (18:00), GOP infighting (18:40), frustration with inaction on Parents’ Bill of Rights, critical race theory and protecting girls’ sports (18:50), Missouri’s economic rebound after COVID (19:30), upcoming recession (20:30), possibility of tax refunds (21:00), asking lawmakers to cut income tax (21:40), approach to spending federal largesse (22:30), Kim Gardner’s office “out of control” (24:15)

SNL: Gov. Mike Parson plans to sign photo ID bill, but has concerns about lawmakers’ tax credit plan

The Missouri Times: Sen. Justin Brown (R-Rolla) to head illegal immigration panel

Kansas City Beacon: Kansas City charter schools could see millions more in funding

KCMO (Kansas City): Pete Mundo Show: Mayor Quinton Lucas on visiting White House to discuss urban violence (2:15), how “defund the police” did a disservice to the Democratic party (3:15), state lawmakers, police funding legislation (4:20), hypocrisy of Kansas City Star (9:30)

The Missouri Times: Cargill announces major soybean production plant coming to Southeast Missouri

Missouri Independent: AG Eric Schmitt files six new lawsuits against school mask rules

P-D: Missouri records more deaths than births for second year in a row (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star editorial: Ann Wagner the only GOP representative from Missouri to vote the right way on baby formula bill

Washington Free Beacon’s Collin Anderson: Tales from the Swamp: How Andy Blunt partnered with a liberal dark money group to sink voter ID expansion; Husch Blackwell Strategies, “Groundgame Political Solutions,” and paying canvassers to not work on voter ID expansion

KC Star op-ed: Moms Demand Action’s Kristin Bowen: Extreme Missouri gun laws make me feel alarmed and upset Area councilman shows he doesn’t understand how Missouri tax incentives work

KC Star’s Anna Spoerre: A year after basking in victimhood spotlight, some KC-area Asians say they miss the attention

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