Saturday, June 18, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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KCMO (Kansas City): Josh Hawley on gun control proposal and red flag laws (0:45), school security funding (4:15), abortionists’ attacks on pregnancy centers (6:10), Dems’ decline nationwide (8:15)

Missouri Independent: Missouri Supreme Court ‘renounces’ advocacy group’s use of photo with judges to promote Eric Schmitt

P-D: Missouri Supreme Court ‘renounces’ mailer that uses image of Schmitt, three judges (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star: American for Prosperity mailer uses photo of Eric Schmitt standing next to three Missouri Supreme Court judges

KCMO (Kansas City): Pete Mundo Show: 4th Congressional District GOP candidate Rick Brattin on Missouri Right to Life endorsement (1:25), career background and why he’s running (3:20), advantages over other candidates (5:00), why he didnt get Missouri Farm Bureau endorsement (5:45), opposition to federal gun compromise (8:15)

Southeast Missourian: John Ashcroft, Jay Ashcroft to speak at Missouri Renewal Project event Monday (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air with Sarah Fenske weekly preview: Monday show to feature queer black New York City race journalist celebrating Juneteenth; Wednesday show to feature St. Louis City Mayor Tishaura Jones celebrating recent victories; Friday show to feature monthly liberal “Legal Roundtable”; Tuesday and Thursday off while station broadcasts Dems’ Jan. 6 production

CDT: Mizzou “visiting assistant professor of sociology” criticizes Liberty Alliance USA’s “Missouri Woke Map” and lawmakers (get around Tribune paywall by reading syndicated story on Yahoo! News here) Triggered by teasing, Kansas City Star shuts down subscriber website comments

The Missouri Times: Missouri jobs see increase in May

St. Joseph News-Press: Missouri’s Second Amendment Preservation Act creates frustration for local agencies; Comments from Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer (R-Parkville) (get around St. Joseph News-Press paywall here)

JCNT: MOSERS removes proxy voting; State Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick says move will protect shareholder interests (get around Jefferson City News-Tribune paywall here)

Columbia Missourian: “Malfunction Junction”: MoDOT prioritzes work on I-70/U.S. 63 interchange

Southeast Missourian: Missouri road fatalities starting to trend downward (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

P-D: Missouri State Highway Patrol finds casino-style slot machines at Missouri gas station (get around stltoday paywall here)

St. Joseph News-Press editorial: Gun compromise backed by Blunt deserves support (get around St. Joseph News-Press paywall here)

P-D editorial briefs: Cori Bush on the wrong side, again (get around stltoday paywall here)

Joplin Globe letter: Missouri School Boards’ Association’s Melissa Randol, Missouri Association of Counties’ Steve Hobbs, Missouri Municipal League’s Richard Sheets: Thanks to Sen. Blunt for leading the way on school and community safety (get around Joplin Globe paywall here)

P-D letter: Bonne Terre septuagenarian cheers Tony Messenger’s advocacy for voting rights (get around stltoday paywall here)

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