Monday, August 15, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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SNL’s Galen Bacharier: Analysis: How big-money donors and corporations weighed in on U.S. Senate and congressional primaries: Show Me Values, Save Missouri Values, Club for Growth, others

KSGF (Springfield): Nick Reed Show: Eric Burlison on winning every county in the 7th Congressional District GOP primary, the Ben Baker party story, hanging out with Ted Cruz, how big the Deep State really is, which GOP congressional leaders are calling him, more (interview starts at 10:00 mark)

P-D: Dozens protest search of Trump’s house at downtown St. Louis FBI office (get around stltoday paywall here)

This Week in Missouri Politics: Senate Majority Floor Leader Caleb Rowden (R-Columbia) talks with Scott Faughn about Eric Greitens (0:30), coordinated effort to unseat incumbent Republicans (2:30), agenda for 2023 session (6:30), transgenders in girls’ sports (9:00), incoming senators to watch (11:30); panel of Cole County prosecutor Locke Thompson, Renew Missouri executive director James Owen, GOP attorney Jennifer Bukowsky and Sen. Dave Schatz’s chief of staff Matt Thompson on Eric Schmitt’s victory (13:50), Danforth’s candidate (18:00), Biden spending and renewable energy (21:40), Gov. Parson’s short list for AG and state treasurer (25:00), who won the week: Holly Rehder, Jeff Roe, Missouri marijuana dispensaries, Eric Schmitt, St. Louis Chamber of Commerce “Mayo Pete” Buttigieg powers Missouri electric vehicle future

KCUR: Recreational cannabis is on the ballot in November. Critics are urging voters to read the fine print; criticism from ShowMe Canna-Freedom, others

Columbia Missourian: Missouri Senate District 18 candidate profile: Ayanna Shivers to fill Democratic ballot slot for Sen. Cindy O’Laughlin (R-Shelbina) re-election

Washington Missourian: Franklin County buys new voting equipment

St. Louis Public Radio: Missouri DNR officials received zero applications for St. Louis area stormwater grants

Missouri Independent: Missouri crisis centers see wave of calls since the 988 suicide hotline’s launch

St. Joseph News-Press: Suicide crisis calls leap with new hotline

SNL: DHSS: Mental health a main contributor to pregnancy-related death

P-D editorial: Asking other states to help Missouri rape victims should highlight GOP’s cruelty here (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D editorial: Missouri’s long wait time for Medicaid looks suspicious, given its history here (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D’s David Nicklaus: Eric Schmitt, Scott Fitzpatrick take a stand against woke investing (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Florissant octogenarian theorizes that Eric Schmitt’s support of Trump ties candidate to Alex Jones and Roger Stone (get around stltoday paywall here)

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