Thursday, June 30, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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St. Louis Public Radio: McCloskeys file lawsuit against Cori Bush and Rasheen Aldridge over 2020 protests

P-D: Danforth Super PAC to burn up to $20 million on John Wood campaign (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri Independent: Danforth’s Missouri Senate hopeful says Trump should face criminal probe over Jan. 6

The Missouri Times: Sen. Justin Brown’s (R-Rolla) Illegal Immigration Committee begins work

JCNT: New utilities law to bring high-speed internet to Capitol (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

St. Louis Public Radio: Gov. Mike Parson signs several bills

SNL: Gov. Mike Parson signs several bills into law, including Missouri photo ID voting requirement

AP: Missouri enacts photo voter ID law

Columbia Missourian: Governor signs photo ID requirement into law

Missouri Independent: Missouri charter schools will receive millions in state funds with governor’s signature

P-D: Missouri governor signs law aimed at cracking down on homeless camps (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri Independent: Bill environmentalists say could keep Missouri coal plants open signed by governor

JCNT: Heritage value bill signed into Missouri law (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

P-D: Rural Missouri watches as Gov. Parson considers veto of tax credit plan (get around stltoday paywall here)

SNL: In emails, three Springfield school board members stood up against district’s ‘defiant’ response to Missouri AG Eric Schmitt

KC Star: KC-area teacher says school was skewing testing data, then she was fired: lawsuit; DESE says no complaint was submitted Kansas City Chiefs & Royals confront abortion choice for new stadium money

SNL: In Missouri, people can still receive treatment for ectopic pregnancies

Missouri Independent: Schmitt says state abortion ban does not prohibit Plan B or contraception

KC Star: Saint Luke’s reverses course, resumes offering emergency contraception after assurances

KCUR: Saint Luke’s resumes offering Plan B after raising concerns over Missouri’s abortion ban

P-D: Hospital system does about-face on emergency contraceptives, says Missouri law unclear (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D: Missouri mental health facility struggles to find room to isolate patients with COVID (get around stltoday paywall here)

Columbia Missourian: MoDOT sought funding for safety equipment at Amtrak crash site

Columbia Missourian: MoDOT working to decrease work zone fatalities

JCNT: Missouri Supreme Court expanding public access to court records (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

The Missouri Times: Ameren announces new solar facility in Mid-Missouri

St. Joseph News-Press editorial: Missouri Lottery deserves legislative support (get around St. Joseph News-Press paywall here)

KC Star editorial: Looks like Parson will veto a bill sending Missouri taxpayers $500 checks. That’s good

KC Star editorial: In light of GOP attacks on critical race theory, Lincoln University’s white president must never refer to institution as “regional” again

KC Star op-ed: Kristyn Jeffries: Gun violence takes Missouri kids’ lives. Congress, follow Roy Blunt’s lead (avoid KC Star paywall by reading syndicated version on AOL News here)

KC Star’s Daniel Desrochers: Josh Hawley symbolizes the Jan. 6 insurrection. So why hasn’t he come up in the hearings?

Columbia Missourian’s David Rosman: Republicans should denounce Greitens ad

Harvest Public Media’s Eva Tesfaye, sponsored by Report for America: Missouri DNR’s new CAFO regulations won’t be stringent enough

Columbia Missourian’s Brooke Muckerman, sponsored by Stanton Foundation: Gov. Parson signs bill to punish homeless people sleeping on the street

Missouri Independent’s Rebecca Rivas: New Missouri law makes sleeping on state land a crime for people experiencing homelessness

KC Star letters: North Kansas City man says Danforth to blame for current GOP extremism; Kansas City man wants Blunt and Hawley to punish Trump

P-D letter: Pacific sexagenarian says women should be free to abort children conceived during commission of a crime (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Creve Coeur septuagenarian theorizes that children born to unwilling mothers will choose a life of crime (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D’s Lynn Schmidt: I’m a Republican, but Eric Greitens’ ad makes me feel unsafe (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D op-ed: April 2021: Lynn Schmidt: I used to be a Republican, but not anymore (get around stltoday paywall here)

July 2018: Lynn Schmidt: I’m a Republican, but support Claire McCaskill over Josh Hawley

July 2020: Lynn Schmidt: I’m a Republican, but I oppose Gov. Parson and the White House (get around stltoday paywall here)

September 2020: Lynn Schmidt: I’m a Republican, but I oppose Jay Ashcroft’s plan on mail-in ballots (get around stltoday paywall here)

October 2020: Lynn Schmidt: I’m a Republican, but I support Jill Schupp over Ann Wagner

December 2020: Lynn Schmidt: I’m a Republican, but I oppose Donald Trump, Josh Hawley and GOP senators (get around stltoday paywall here)

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