Thursday, September 1, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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KWIX 92.5FM/1230AM (Mid-Missouri): Missouri Farm Bureau now endorsing Eric Schmitt for U.S. Senate Kansas City Mayor Q mean tweets AG Schmitt for ‘doing nothing’ about crime

93.9 FM (Mid-Missouri): Video: Missouri Times’ Scott Faughn on Rob Vescovo: “Last year I spent more money on spilled liquor in bars from Caruthersville to Carthage than Rob Vescovo made” (2:18:35); praise for Brian Hauswirth (2:12:15); low voter turnout (2:14:30); left-wing Twitter noise (2:16:30); advance details on Gov. Parson’s budget pow-wow yesterday morning (2:17:20); more

This Week in Missouri Politics Mid-Week Update: Scott Faughn on the evolution of special session and veto session negotiations: inflation’s effects on revenue and expenses (1:30); House, Senate and gov numbers (3:00); Vescovo’s next lobbying/non-lobbying job with Rex Sinquefield dark-money group (6:45); why disbanding the Conservative Caucus was a genius move (7:55); prediction for final tax cut number (12:00); more

P-D: Gov. Parson’s Uniting Missouri PAC held golf fundraiser in Wisconsin (get around stltoday paywall here)

St. Louis Public Radio: Politically Speaking: Alan Green discusses filling Democratic ballot slot for state auditor; former state rep finished third in 2020 state Senate primary

Columbia Missourian: NAACP, League of Women Voters turn out nearly 20 (twenty) people for anti-voter-ID event

Missouri Independent: Missouri tax cut special session delayed at least a week as negotiations continue

SNL: Special legislative session on Missouri income tax cut delayed as lawmakers hash out details

P-D: Missouri special session on tax relief postponed for continued talks (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star: Missouri lawmakers postpone special session on Gov. Parson’s income tax cut proposal

JCNT: Missouri House committee continues its look into veteran suicides (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

P-D: Advocates lobby for psychedelic drugs to address veteran suicides in Missouri (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri Independent: Abortion-rights groups alarmed by St. Louis moving AG lawsuit to federal court

St. Joseph News-Press: Nearly $35 million allocated to rural Northwest Missouri bridges

P-D: Missouri construction firms say they’re still struggling to find workers (get around stltoday paywall here)

KSMU: After felony charges, Missouri doctor for Cedar County boarding school now faces civil lawsuit over sex abuse allegations

SNL: Former Agape dean accused of transporting student from California against his will

Missouri Independent: Sheena Greitens scores victory with order shifting custody case to Texas, attorney says

KC Star: Kansas City Star files motion to make ruling in Greitens custody case open to the public

KC Star op-ed: National Korean American Service & Education Consortium’s Hanna Lee: Blunt and Hawley must help prevent deporting adopted kids

Columbia Missourian’s Steve Spellman: State lawmakers’ budget tweaks no cause for alarm

KC Star’s Lisa Gutierrez: Pro-choice leaders says pro-life resource centers deceive women seeking to terminate children

KC Star’s Lisa Gutierrez: Online search results for abortion can take you to pro-life center. Websites take action

KC Star’s Lisa Gutierrez: Is there a doctor in the house? Checklist to avoid ending up at a pro-life pregnancy resource center

Washington Missourian letter: “Women’s Voiced Raised for Social Justice” program director says GOP state lawmakers dislike children

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