Saturday, August 13, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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KC Star: Votes on Biden’s economic bill split among party lines Trudy Busch Valentine to join Missouri House Dems, Jackson County Democrats at day of action

Springfield Daily Citizen: What to know about Missouri’s recreational marijuana ballot measure (get around Springfield Daily Citizen paywall here)

St. Joseph News-Press: Marijuana initiative set for November ballot; perspectives from supporters, detractors

SNL: 59-second video: What to know about marijuana legalization: List of Amendment 3s benefits, quote from Legal Missouri 2022’s John Payne

Missourinet: State Education Commissioner Margie Vandeven, Missouri Association of School Administrators Executive Director Doug Hayter preview challenges and opportunities of upcoming school year

P-D: St. Charles airport officials mull next step after Gov. Parson nixes special funding (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D editorial brief: Josh Hawley praises Democrats for getting things done (get around stltoday paywall here)

The Heartlander’s Michael Ryan: With just an apartment in KC but a multimillion-dollar home in Virginia, does Senate candidate John Wood even live in Missouri?

P-D’s Aisha Sultan: Pro-choice heroes: Former state Rep. Stacey Newman (D-Richmond Heights) reflects on fight against evangelical Christians’ “narrow theology” (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D’s Blythe Bernhard and Jane Henderson: Librarians say Missouri Republicans’ ban on ‘explicit’ materials in schools ignores rights of “progressive parents, queer people in the community” (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: St. Louis City octogenarian dismayed by Eric Schmitt’s fights against Biden administration (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Ballwin septuagenarian offended by Vicky Hartzler’s February ad involving male collegiate swimmer (get around stltoday paywall here)

Washington Missourian letter: Washington man says voters should choose candidates who support charter schools

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