Sunday, August 28, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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Columbia Missourian: Pro-choice “Summer of Rage” protest draws 30

CDT: “Summer of Rage” photo gallery: Missouri House District 47 Democratic primary silver medalist Chimene Schwach; caterwauler strumming acoustic guitar; various BBWs

SNL: Labor Day parade draws sparse crowd in Springfield; Dem Reps. Crystal Quade and Betsy Fogle speak

SNL: Photo gallery: Rep. Betsy Fogle rides in Jeep with Democratic House candidates Amy Blansit, Samantha Deaton and Stephanie Hein

JCNT: Law enforcement, courts brace for possible passage of marijuana amendment (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

JCNT: Missouri Department of Corrections: Prison population declining, staffing improving (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

St. Joseph News-Press: New mental health resource available for Missouri farmers

P-D editorial: Missouri’s worst-in-the-nation stinginess toward poor kids speaks volumes (get around stltoday paywall here)

CDT op-ed: Trudy Busch Valentine: Tacking our country’s opioid addiction crisis

Missouri Business Alert’s Skyler Rossi, via KCUR: Kansas abortion vote might empower similar measure in Missouri; Pro-Choice Missouri and the the ACLU continue fight to ensure abortion access

P-D’s Tony Messenger: DESE launches investigation into Ferguson-Florissant School District suspensions (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: St. Ann sexagenarian considers Attorney General Eric Schmitt’s lawsuits a waste of money (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Kirkwood octogenarian says Eric Schmitt and “Republican mob in Jefferson City” is “wacko and repugnant” (get around stltoday paywall here)

SNL letters: Nixa septuagenarian lists grievances with Missouri Republicans; Springfield nonagenarian opposes state tax cut

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