Monday, September 19, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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This Week in Missouri Politics: Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer (R-Parkville) talks with Scott Faughn about MASBDA (0:45), support for Gov. Parson’s tax cut proposal (1:45), state of the GOP Senate caucus (4:45), Senate leadership elections (7:00), Kansas City police funding (9:20) and associated ballot measure (10:50); Panel of Reps. Don Mayhew (R-Crocker), Maggie Nurrenbern (D-Kansas City), Rep. Bill Hardwick (R-Waynesville), Chris Sander (R-Lone Jack) on tax cuts (14:35), MASBDA (18:30), special session predictions (21:50), Eric Schmitt vs. Trudy Busch Valentine (24:45), who won the week: Jefferson City businesses, KC ladies’ soccer team, Lincoln Hough, Missouri gaming, Sen. Caleb Rowden (26:15)

SNL: Missouri’s top judge warns of eroding public trust in justice system

St. Joseph News-Press: Updated bill changes requirements for ambulance districts

P-D: Missouri’s newest state park offers a primitive experience to visitors (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D editorial: St. Louis Mayor Jones’ systemic attempts to sidestep Sunshine Law merit thorough examination by Attorney General Eric Schmitt (get around stltoday paywall here)

Kansas City PBS’s Vicky Diaz-Camacho, via KCUR: While new conservative groups try to squash “queer, coming-of-age books” and spread false claims about Critical Race Theory, local “BLK + BRWN” bookstore leads effort to fight Missouri’s discriminatory book bans

Missouri Independent’s Rebecca Rivas: Missouri Court of Appeals revives ‘old school’ self-defense law in resisting arrest case

Columbia Missourian’s Pei Zi Tan: Congratulations to us for winning 52 Missouri Press Association Awards; “Franken-Hawley” cartoon, COVID vaccine advocacy, systemic hiking-trail racism, criticisms of Missouri’s COVID rollout and Missouri’s agriculture framework rewarded

P-D letter: Gulf Shores, Ala. septuagenarian says Post-Dispatch’s recent downgrades bring paper to its all-time low (get around stltoday paywall here)

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