Saturday, July 2, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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Joplin Globe’s Kevin McClintock: Federal gun control bill offers something for everyone to like; Moms Demand Action, MSSU professor, local area residents react to law (get around Joplin Globe paywall here)

St. Louis Public Radio: Cori Bush wants Biden to pack Supreme Court, end Senate filibuster

P-D: Schmitt will sue to block plans by St. Louis city, county to subsidize abortion tourism (get around stltoday paywall here)

KCUR: Missouri AG Eric Schmitt says he’ll sue Kansas City over subsidizing out-of-state abortions

KC Star: Missouri AG calls abortion legislation from Kansas City, St. Louis ‘plainly illegal’ Kansas City Mayor Q’s trolls Missouri AG after abortion cash lawsuit threat

KCMO (Kansas City): Pete Mundo Show: State auditor candidate Rep. David Gregory (R-St. Louis County) on pro-choicers’ “political stunt” of manufacturing confusion over Missouri abortion laws (1:00), what SCOTUS ruling actually means (1:45), Missouri’s trigger law (2:45), pro-choice lobby’s upcoming use of “medical emergency” to undermine law (3:25), role of state auditor and what he’d do in office (5:40)

P-D’s Michele Munz: Concerns mount over ‘medical emergency’ exception in Missouri’s abortion ban (get around stltoday paywall here)

Southeast Missourian: 2022 Southeast Missourian Spirit of America Award winner Wayne Wallingford’s service spans military, gov’t, corporate world (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

Fox 2 St. Louis: Gov. Parson calls special session to cut income taxes for all Missourians

St. Louis Public Radio: Gov. Parson calls for special session to cut Missouri income tax

SNL: Gov. Mike Parson planning income tax cut as part of special session later this year

SNL: Gov. Parson signs $47.5B Missouri budget, cutting tax rebates and two Springfield projects

St. Joseph News-Press: Missouri budget gives higher education 5.1% raise (get around St. Joseph News-Press paywall here)

Brownfield Ag News: Governor vetoes omnibus ag bill, wants MASBDA tax credits “a minimum of six years”

Missouri Independent: Gov. Parson proposes special session to cut taxes after vetoing rebate plan

Columbia Missourian: Governor calls for special session to cut income taxes

AP: Gov. Parson calls for income tax cut

P-D: Gov. Parson vetoes tax rebate checks, calls for overall tax rate cut (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri Independent: New law creates prison nursery program in Missouri

Missouri Independent: Missouri governor signs bill requiring schools test, filter water for lead

SNL: Greene County sees COVID-19 uptick, at medium impact level heading into July 4 weekend

KC Star: Average daily COVID cases around Kansas City are highest since end of omicron wave

P-D: St. Louis County COVID leader named director of public health in Seattle and King County; Faisal Khan earned praise, scorn for manufacturing tale of assault (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D editorial brief: Cheering GOP Rep. Tricia Derges’ verdict (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri Independent’s Allison Kite: Governor weakens hazardous waste rules, cuts regulation for ‘advanced recycling’

P-D letter: Colorado woman “breathed a sigh of relief” when leaving pro-life Missouri (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Des Peres septuagenarian offers sarcastic praise for Missouri’s pro-life laws, wishes for more gun control (get around stltoday paywall here)

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