Tuesday, May 24, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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Bloomberg: Ann Wagner at World Economic Forum: world must “impose pain on Russia’s elite”

SNL: Missouri’s members of Congress split on Ukraine aid; all but Hawley banned from Russia

KCMO: Pete Mundo Show: Mundo on Post-Dispatch and other news outlets’ blatant bias (0:45), GOP U.S. Senate candidate Mark McCloskey on Supreme Court and Project Veritas (1:00), Mundo and McCloskey on candidate polls (3:15), World Health Organization (4:00), other candidates’ ignorance of “The Great Reset” (5:00), how he plans to get votes (6:00), Greitens not showing up to forums and Schmitt getting special treatment from moderators (7:00), thoughts on “Big Eric” versus “Little Eric” debating (8:00), Title 42 and illegal immigrants (9:15)

97.1 FM Talk (St. Louis): Marc Cox Show: GOP U.S. Senate candidate Mark McCloskey on Kim Gardner’s office (2:00), how institutions “undermine our sovereignty” (3:15), World Health Organization (3:40), Ukraine and the New World Order (5:30)

Missouri Independent: Trudy Busch Valentine dips toe into policy positions, comes out against opioid deaths

KCUR: Apply to join our “Your Voice” election project; “people of every gender identity, race, age, ethnicity” can get paid $50 to sit through each gab session

The Missouri Times: Missouri Limestone Producers Association endorses Mike Kehoe for governor

KWOS (Jefferson City): GOP primary for Travis Fitzwater’s open House seat: Shannon Graziano says parents want school choice, more transparency from educators

SNL: GOP Rep. Tricia Derges, set to go on trial in June, faces new malpractice lawsuit over med clinic

KRES/KWIX (Moberly): Rep. Ed Lewis (R-Moberly) says medical marijuana petition shows why IP changes are needed

​​Missouri Independent: Federal watchdog’s report sheds new light on scope of Missouri’s missing foster kids

Missourinet: Budget provides Missouri Public Defender System additional 24 full-time staff support jobs statewide

Fox 2 St. Louis: Missouri’s education system sees large investment from historic budget

KRES/KWIX (Moberly): Sen. Cindy O’Laughlin (R-Shelbina) explains how “Uber for school buses” bill will help transportation logistics

KRES/KWIX (Moberly): O’Laughlin on Workforce Diploma Program

KRES/KWIX (Moberly): Rep. Louis Riggs (R-Hannibal) on significance of broadband omnibus bill

KCUR: Up to Date with Steve Kraske: Kansas City Beacon’s Meg Cunningham, St. Louis Public Radio’s Sarah Kellogg recap 2022 Missouri legislative session

Kansas City Beacon: Missouri ranks 7th in electric vehicle use, but access to charging remains a key barrier (link via

P-D: Missouri considers new coal ash rule. Opponents say it would allow ‘water pollution with impunity’ (get around stltoday paywall here)

JCNT: Stone from Missouri Capitol set for auction (get around News-Tribune paywall here)

St. Joseph News-Press: Missouri Department of Conservation boosting outdoor activities with clinics (get around St. Joseph News-Press paywall here)

St. Joseph News-Press: Missouri Department of Conservation teaches fishing basics (get around St. Joseph News-Press paywall here)

CDT: MU ends self-reporting of COVID-19 and ends tracking dashboard

Columbia Missourian: MU students no longer required to self-report positive COVID tests

KC Star “Service Journalism Team’s” Joseph Hernandez: Here’s how to subject your young child to the COVID-19 vaccine in Missouri

Missouri Independent’s Phill Brooks: Term limits, lack of moderate candidates possible reasons for Missouri’s legislative dysfunction

P-D letter: Glendale septuagenarian says GOP lawmakers’ voter ID proposals “are of no benefit to society” (get around stltoday paywall here)

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