Friday, July 1, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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St. Louis Public Radio: Politically Speaking: Vicky Hartzler talks with Jason Rosenbaum and Sarah Kellogg about U.S. Senate race, Roe v. Wade, ‘red flag’ gun laws, government spending, energy policy

KC Star: To win Hartzler’s seat, 4th Congressional GOP candidates try to appeal to military voters 

The Missouri Times: Controversial out of state political group Southeastern Legal Foundation fails to register before suing Missourians

KC Star “Service Journalism Team’s” Kynala Phillips: New Missouri photo ID law doesn’t affect Aug. 2 election. What the changes mean for voters

JCNT: Plans for new state health, crime lab unveiled (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

P-D: Missouri’s gas tax going up again today (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri Independent: Missouri governor vetoes tax rebate plan from record $49 billion state budget

P-D: Gov. Parson signs Missouri budget, but trims $640 million, including money for tax rebates (get around stltoday paywall here)

JCNT: Gov. Parson signs ‘No Patient Left Alone Act’ (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

St. Louis Public Radio: Gov. Parson signs bills on patient visitation, state budget, others

SNL: Gov. Parson signs hospital visitation bill, responding to COVID rules

Missouri Independent: COVID visitor restrictions curbed under new Missouri laws ensuring access to patients

KC Star: Gov. Parson signs $48B budget, but cuts more than $600M in federal spending

Missouri Independent: New Missouri law mandates removal of discriminatory covenants from property deeds

Missourinet: Missouri Higher Education and Workforce Development Commissioner Zora Mulligan reflects on Department’s successes

Southeast Missourian: Missouri roadway fatalities down from 2021 (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

St. Louis Public Radio: Local OB-GYN criticizes Missouri trigger law on abortion

St. Louis Public Radio: Planned Parenthood “Generation Action” group at Wash U. wants university to criticize Supreme Court over Roe v. Wade decision; Demands include school subsidizing employees’ trips out of state to abort unwanted children

Joplin Globe: Area pro-choice activists hold rally; Woman says SCOTUS decision forced her to pull car over and weep: “My baby needs to be protected” (get around Joplin Globe paywall here)

SNL: Plan B is legal in Missouri. Here’s how Ozarks hospitals are dealing with new law.

KC Star: Missouri health care workers, tell our Service Journalism Team how the trigger ban is changing policies and creating confusion at your clinic

KC Star editorial: Missouri has a teacher shortage, but it can’t compromise in evaluating new candidates

P-D’s Aisha Sultan: Protecting your child in a prohibition state like Missouri, where abortion is illegal (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: St. Louis County woman says Greitens, Hartzler represent best of GOP Senate slate (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Stoddard County Coroner Brent Stidham: Fentanyl not just an urban problem in Missouri (get around stltoday paywall here)

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