Saturday, August 27, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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P-D: Saint Louis University poll shows Schmitt with lead in U.S. Senate race; Gov. Parson has highest approval rating among elected officials (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri Independent: Poll shows strong lead for Eric Schmitt in Missouri U.S. Senate race

SNL: Poll shows Eric Schmitt leads Trudy Busch Valentine in Missouri U.S. Senate race

SNL: SLU poll shows Missourians support higher teacher pay, open enrollment, charter schools

SNL: SLU poll shows majority of Missourians want to keep boys from competing in girls’ sports

KC Star: Schmitt leads in Senate race; SLU poll also included questions on economy, guns, abortion Trudy Busch Valentine getting blown out – but Pentagon Progressive Lucas Kunce and his short shorts would have done even worse

KC Star: Trudy Busch Valentine drops new folksy campaign anthem. It made some Democrats cringe; Jeff Smith: “Can I be quoted cringing?”

The Missouri Times: Missouri Forest Products Association endorses Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe in 2024 governor race

The Missouri Times: Mazzie Star: 24-year-old Boyd reflects on upset primary victory, would be one of Missouri’s youngest legislators if elected

St. Joseph News-Press: Population loss hits local legislative delegation, which could mean reduced clout for St. Joe

Missouri Independent: Missouri Medicaid wait list averages 90 days. The state has a month to cut it in half

Columbia Missourian: Missouri Department of Conservation to host first outdoor skills event since before pandemic

KC Star endorsement: Vote “No” on changing the Missouri Constitution

Daily American Republic editorial: Rust Communications newspapers help Southeast Missouri fight “news desert” status Kansas City Star spins the data to suggest KC car crashes are racist

KC Star “Service Journalism Team’s” Natalie Wallington: Weekly reported COVID cases around KC are lowest since May, but transmission still high; go get your safe and effective vaccine and booster shots

P-D letter: Human Rights Campaign board member Aaron Finnegan dislikes Eric Schmitt’s use of blowtorch imagery, laments end of John Wood spoiler campaign (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: University City septuagenarian says proposed Missouri tax cut helps “top of the earnings pyramid” too much (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Webster Groves octogenarian says more gun control laws will stop urban criminal behavior (get around stltoday paywall here)

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