Sunday, September 4, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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Washington Missourian: Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan has minimal impact at East Central College; more than 500 ECC students took part in Missouri’s A+ Scholarship program last semester

P-D: Push for legal marijuana in Missouri raises questions about future market, prices; recordings from June industry meeting reveal media strategy, license prices, more (get around stltoday paywall here)

JCNT: Profile: State elections director Chrissy Peters fulfilled by helping voters (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

Brownfield Ag News: Missouri Ag and Small Business Development Authority (MASBDA) opens new biofuel infrastructure incentive program

JCNT editorial: Delay in Missouri’s special session is a good thing (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

P-D editorial: Missouri’s ranked-choice voting campaign consultants should keep trying (get around stltoday paywall here) 7/18/22: Failing to reach 2022 ballot is a big win for Better Elections campaign team. They can blame failure on signature gatherers, then milk Article IV for hundreds of thousands more “strategic consulting” dollars between now and 2024.

P-D’s Kevin McDermott: Sarcasm about the devil leading MAGA and foolish Missourians voting for Republican state legislators (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star op-ed: U.S. Army Command and General Staff College professor Sean Kalic: Remembering that time Mikhail Gorbachev visited Missouri

Columbia Missourian’s Katie Gallaway: What to know about new safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine booster shot

P-D letter: Ferguson septuagenarian says Blunt’s criticism of Trump not harsh enough (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Lake Saint Louis septuagenarian criticizes state lawmakers for “book bans,” says guns and “hate speech” should be banned instead (get around stltoday paywall here)

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