Sunday, May 22, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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JCNT: Gov. Parson lays out issues with $500 million tax proposal (get around News-Tribune paywall here)

JCNT: Recent legislative changes could make college credits even more accessible to high school students (get around News-Tribune paywall here)

KRES/KWIX (Moberly): Rep. Chuck Basye (R-Rocheport) on wins and losses in education omnibus package

KRES/KWIX (Moberly): Rep. Louis Riggs (R-Hannibal) has a message for Internet providers: “Get better.”

St. Joseph News-Press: Missouri DHSS looks to expand hepatitis C testing (get around St. Joseph News-Press paywall here)

P-D editorial: Hawley again shrugs off Ukraine and gives a thumbs-down to freedom (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star op-ed: University of Oklahoma law prof: Josh Hawley is wrong about ‘woke’ Disney but he has a point about US copyright law

P-D’s Kevin McDermott: Eric Schmitt touts “replacement theory” messages as part of his demagogic U.S. Senate campaign (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star op-ed: Sen. Lauren Arthur (D-Kansas City): KC Star’s idea to abolish the Missouri Senate is sophomoric and “belongs on the Mount Rushmore of bad takes”

Columbia Missourian’s Srijita Datta: Missouri has been known to be one of the most hostile states when it comes to abortion rights, and it’s about to get worse

P-D op-ed: Missouri Right to Life’s Steve Rupp: Dismembering pro-choice arguments (get around stltoday paywall here)

JCNT letter: Jefferson City septuagenarian calls state legislators “children,” attempts “Show-Me” punchline (get around News-Tribune paywall here)

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