Tuesday, September 13, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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The Missouri Times 2022 30 Under 30 Honorees: Full list, photo and bios

SE Missourian: Wayne Wallingford named to Schmitt campaign advisory board (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

St. Louis Public Radio: Federal officials urge St. Louis-area flood victims to apply for aid as deadline looms

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis hosts meeting on Mississippi River and river town resiliency

Missouri Independent: Sen. Bill Eigel (R-Weldon Spring) says he’s exploring 2024 run for Missouri governor

P-D: St. Charles County senator says he’s eyeing run for Missouri governor (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri Independent: Appeals court leaves marijuana on Missouri ballot. Case may head to state Supreme Court

Springfield Daily Citizen: Crystal Quade’s independent competition, Larry Flenoid, has been pulled from the ballot (get around Springfield Daily Citizen paywall here)

SNL: Crystal Quade’s opponent removed from ballot due to lack of signatures

SNL: MSU College Democrats and student group Women in Politics host female elected officials for discussion of sexism

SNL: DHSS data: Missouri women terminated at least 3,639 babies in 2021, up from 3,391 in 2020

P-D: Missouri life expectancy fell to a 40-year low in 2021 (get around stltoday paywall here)

KWIX 92.5FM/1230AM (Mid-Missouri): Gov. Parson, state ag leaders welcome new meatpacking plant; governor credits state’s recent investment in workforce development and infrastructure

Missouri Independent: Rural incentives in Missouri tax cut proposal target biofuels, small producers for help

JCNT: Missouri Teacher Recruitment and Retention Blue Ribbon Commission pushes for higher teacher pay, benefits in Missouri (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

Missourinet: Statewide commission finalizing recommendations to put more teachers in classrooms

Kansas City Beacon: When Kansas City designed a climate plan, its hands were tied by Missouri Republicans’ 2021 law

KC Star: Lawyers spar as southwest Missouri judge again delays Agape Boarding School closing

Missouri Independent: Missouri judge once again delays closing Agape Boarding School

JCNT: Capitol Commission preparing for restoration of building’s main bronze doors

Washington Missourian editorial brief: Amendment 3, the Missouri secretary of state’s signature verification process and marijuana puns

KC Star editorial: Agape Boarding School should be shut down until Missouri knows the abuse has stopped

Iowa Public Radio’s Natalie Krebs, via KCUR: In Missouri and other midwest states, systemically racist pro-life laws could have far-reaching impacts on the black community

Columbia Missourian op-ed: State Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick: During College Savings Month, make a plan to pay for higher education

P-D letter: Richmond Heights man says Hawley’s fist-pump should get him removed from office (get around stltoday paywall here)

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