Friday, September 9, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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Joplin Globe: Missouri Southern State University forum celebrates Title IX; social science department chair says battles over “protections for queer students” will drag on

Joplin Globe: Event promo: Pride Fest debuts “kids talent show”; come watch Mr. Gay America host a drag show, and meet “RuPaul’s Drag Race” finalist Crystal Methyd

P-D: Planned Parenthood’s Teona McGhaw-Boure elected new president of the Missouri Women’s Political Caucus; handicapped black female touts status as triple-minority, says she’ll focus on both minorities and disabled (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D: KMOX remains atop St. Louis’ talk-radio rankings (get around stltoday paywall here)

Fox Business News: Missouri AG Eric Schmitt accuses Biden administration of orchestrating a ‘vast censorship enterprise’

This Week in Missouri Politics Mid-Week Update: Scott Faughn on special session, MASBDA tax credits (1:00), tax cut negotiations (1:15), Reagan tax cut vs. Clinton tax cut (7:00), Rowden roast (9:15), Southeastern Legal Foundation vs. Missouri School Boards’ Association (11:00), charter schools (13:00), Trudy Busch Valentine vs. Eric Schmitt (16:00), recreational marijuana (17:45)

KCMO: Pete Mundo Show: Missouri Times Publisher Scott Faughn on Eric Schmitt’s margin of victory in U.S. Senate primary (1:05), Eric Greitens’ latest messaging (2:00) and next bid for office (4:00), Ann Wagner’s next moves (5:25), the two sides of the recreational marijuana debate (6:45), what the disbanding of the Conservative Caucus was really about (10:35), how Senate leadership races will turn out (11:10), the conservative argument against charter schools (12:05)

AP: Judge: Greitens case sent to Texas partly to limit publicity

Missouri Independent: Hearing on Missouri marijuana initiative scrutinizes unprecedented signature process

AP: Lawsuit on recreational pot in Missouri nears end

Columbia Missourian: Cole County judge hears dueling arguments about leaving marijuana question on the ballot

P-D: ‘Cannabus’ doctor arrested in southeast Missouri sting operation; drug task force reported finding three pounds of medical grade marijuana along with ecstasy pills (get around stltoday paywall here)

SNL: Agape Boarding School could be shut down as AG Eric Schmitt, officials seek the school’s closure

AP: Hearing to determine if Missouri boarding school will close

Missouri Independent: Court order would close Agape Boarding School after years of abuse allegations

Joplin Globe: Missouri to hold pop-up COVID vaccine clinics for developmentally disabled

P-D’s Tony Messenger: Rep. Raychel Proudie (D-Ferguson) wants answers on student suspensions – but Ferguson-Florissant plans to skip state hearing (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Kirkwood septuagenarian agrees with letter criticizing Missouri Democratic Party, says state party’s inaction “frustrating and disheartening” (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Louisiana man says critics of Amendment 3 language should stop complaining and vote for it (get around stltoday paywall here)

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