Thursday, June 9, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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KCUR: Up to Date with Steve Kraske event promo: Come join “March for Our Lives” gun-control rally this Saturday

The Hill: The Hill/Emerson College poll: Greitens leads Missouri GOP Senate primary field; 27 percent still undecided

Missouri Independent: Eric Greitens’ ex-wife seeks records from governor’s office detailing ‘abusive’ behavior

The Missouri Times: Randy Pietzman drops out of State Senate race for District 10

97.1 FM (St. Louis): Marc Cox Show: Sen. Bob Onder (R-Lake Saint Louis) on decision to exit St. Charles County executive race (1:45), Nick Schroer endorsement (2:45), defeating ranked-choice voting (3:00), 100 PAC’s scorecard (6:30), vote on critical race theory (8:30), problems with 2023 budget (11:20), “an orgy of spending, but that’s an insult to orgies” (12:20)

SNL: Businessman Bob Titus heading to Missouri House after Nixa mayor Brian Steele drops out of GOP primary

The Missouri Times: Mazzie Boyd running against incumbent Randy Railsback in HD2

Dave Drebes’ Missouri Scout: House Primary Guide: Southeast Missouri: Rep. Bennie Cook faces two primary opponents (District 143); three-way primary for Wayne Wallingford’s open seat (District 147); two-way primary for Don Rone’s open seat (District 149) (subscribe to Missouri Scout here)

SE Missourian: Local lawmakers mixed on ranked-choice voting proposal (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

Fox 2 St. Louis: Changes to voting rules await Gov. Parson’s signature

P-D: Closed primaries may be in Missouri’s future; bill would ask voters for party affiliation (get around stltoday paywall here)

Columbia Missourian: Student representative for UM System dies in car crash; Gov. Parson appointed Remington Williams in July 2020

JCNT: Missouri House ordered to pay former employee in discrimination case (get around Jefferson City News-Tribune paywall here)

St. Louis Public Radio: Uncertainty surrounds status and potential payout of Missouri income tax credit

Missouri Independent: Gov. Parson to sign compromise legislation after efforts to stymie Grain Belt Express

JCNT: State AG subpoenas JC Schools, 6 other districts (get around Jefferson City News-Tribune paywall here)

Missouri Independent: AG Eric Schmitt subpoenas school districts over student surveys

SNL: Schmitt demands Springfield Public Schools, others provide student surveys

St. Joseph News-Press: Sen. Dan Hegeman (R-Cosby) says road funding major win for region (get around St. Joseph News-Press paywall here)

P-D: Supply chain woes hit hospitals, forcing Missouri to alter pharmacy rules (get around stltoday paywall here)

CDT: Drug treatment courts ‘instill hope that change is possible,’ says Missouri association leader

KC Star editorial: What role did Josh Hawley play in the Jan. 6 DC insurrection? Watch the hearings

Washington Missourian editorial: By slashing Missouri Lottery budget, state lawmakers let special interests prevail (get around Washington Missourian paywall here)

Joplin Globe editorial: Demand stronger protections for access to Missouri public records (get around Joplin Globe paywall here)

KC Star’s Kacen Bayless and Sarah Ritter: Eric Schmitt’s latest target: student surveys in Kansas City area and across Missouri

St. Louis Public Radio’s Shahla Farzan: Missouri youth channel climate anxiety to fight for environment-saving action – but some rural and Catholic students stand in the way

KC Star racism reporter Cortlynn Stark: Young Kansas City leaders rally for action on climate, while Evergy and Spire oppose progress

Columbia Missourian letter: St. Louis City woman wants news outlets to start giving coverage to U.S. Senate candidate Spencer Toder (D)

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