Saturday, July 23, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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St. Louis Public Radio: After Trump snub, Hartzler presses on with Senate campaign stop in St. Charles County; Ann Wagner explains why she voted with Dems on gay marriage bill

P-D: U.S. Senate candidate profile series: Eric Schmitt (R) (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri Independent: Pace of Missouri Senate spending accelerates as total approaches $43 million

KC Star’s Jonathan Shorman, Glenn Rice and Bill Lukitsch: Former KCPD officer in Greitens ride along won’t be charged, special prosecutor says; David Loar, son of progressive Democrat “Theresa [sic] Loar”, faced a potential charge in Platte County Circuit Court (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on AOL News here)

P-D: Three members of ‘the squad’ stump in St. Louis for U.S. Rep. Cori Bush (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri Independent: 1st Congressional Democratic primary preview: Cori Bush vs. Steve Roberts

KSDK: Lacy Clay aide Steve Englehardt joins GOP operatives Paul Zemitzsch, James Hill, and Mark Milton to organize dark money groups opposing Cori Bush

SE Missourian: Missouri House District 147 primary preview: GOP candidates John Voss, Elaine Edgar and Nate Thomas address economic questions (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

P-D: Rep. Mike Person (D-Ferguson) misses ethics deadline, says campaign aide “is new … just going through the growing pains”; Rep. Raychel Proudie (D-Ferguson): “This is par for the course.” (get around stltoday paywall here)

SNL: Springfield NAACP to hold abortion rally on behalf of “women and people with uteruses”

Columbia Missourian: Uncertainty abounds as Missouri prepares for 2024 presidential caucuses

JCNT: With 75% of state in drought, Parson issues executive order (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

The Missouri Times: Grain Belt Express promises to follow eminent domain law, agriculture groups skeptical

Springfield Daily Citizen: Due to lack of foster homes, 316 Greene County children are being fostered in other parts of the state (get around Springfield Daily Citizen paywall here)

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air: Pro-life organizers prepare for post-Roe realities in Missouri

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air: Female state senators work across the aisle to improve childhood literacy in Missouri

P-D’s Tony Messenger: Former naval officer fires video torpedo at Josh Hawley’s reputation (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D’s Jess Bogan: I traveled to Warren County to ask people about Eric Greitens. Here’s what I found. (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri Independent op-ed: Mike Jones: A historical perspective on Cori Bush vs. Steve Roberts

KC Star “inequity” reporter Matti Gellman: Mayor Lucas wants to hold gun manufacturers accountable for firearms coming into KC

KC Star “Service Journalism Team’s” Natalie Wallington: Kansas City COVID cases remain high and undercounted; Pfizer and Moderna booster shots are safe and effective and will protect you

P-D letter: Webster Groves woman unhappy that her absentee ballot required notarization (get around stltoday paywall here)

Columbia Missourian letter: Columbia septuagenarian supports Adrian Plank in District 47 Democratic primary

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