Saturday, September 3, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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KSMU: Renew Missouri cheers Biden’s ‘green energy’ spending plan

Joplin Globe: Residents weigh pros, cons of Biden’s student loan debt forgiveness plan; woman who owes more than $40k says loan interest “a problem that should not have been placed on my shoulders … to begin with” (get around Joplin Globe paywall here)

AP: AG Eric Schmitt seeks journalism school records

TonysKansasCity: McClatchy mulls plan to cut Kansas City Star to weekly

Missourinet: Missouri’s workforce incentive program has been around for three years. How’s it going?

The Missouri Times: University of Missouri curators back Dr. Mun Choi as “agent of change” after mixed survey of employees; faculty issued complaints about their jobs, say they feel too much pressure around “productivity”

Missourinet: Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft on Missouri’s Safe at Home program and the peace it brings to survivors of abuse, violence, and sexual violence

KC Star: Boarding school transports under fire after fed indictment; Rep. Keri Ingle (D-Kansas City): “That’s literally kidnapping”

P-D: St. Louis company seeks Missouri Public Service Commission approval to expand energy projects that use pig waste (get around stltoday paywall here)

SNL: Missouri’s hunting seasons are almost here. What to know about dates, methods and permits

P-D editorial brief: On Gov. Parson, pig farms and solar energy (get around stltoday paywall here)

Joplin Globe editorial: With webpage change, Gov. Parson pushes more of Missouri’s government operations into the shadows (get around Joplin Globe paywall here)

KC Star’s Daniel Desrochers: ‘A sword against journalists’: In unusual move, Schmitt’s office seeks emails of Mizzou fact checkers

NPR’s Selena Simmons-Duffin, via KCUR: Share with us your stories of how you’ve been hurt by pro-life laws – perhaps “a serious decision you’ve had to make, a risk to your health, or even your life”

KC Star “Service Journalism Team’s” Natalie Wallington: COVID cases increase slightly in Kansas City – but new boosters are arriving soon

P-D letter: Carlsbad, California septuagenarian calls Roy Blunt “two-faced” (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Kirkwood septuagenarian expresses anger over unanswered letters to Josh Hawley and Ann Wagner (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Brentwood septuagenarian says Trudy Busch Valentine’s clueless campaign hasn’t figured out simple key to victory (get around stltoday paywall here)

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