Saturday, September 24, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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KWIX 92.5FM/1230AM (Mid-Missouri): USDA undersecretary visits western Missouri to tout climate-smart projects

P-D: University City asks Missouri State Emergency Management Agency for buyouts after flood; some residents enthused about potential jackpot, others want buyout plus “long-term assistance” (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri Independent’s Allison Kite: Greater Kansas City Women’s Political Caucus gals gab about “smashing the patriarchy,” sip vagina-themed girly drinks; Trudy Busch Valentine attempts dramatic pause while reading speech; Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly unironically says she’ll follow a man’s (Quinton Lucas’) lead on annexing Kansas City; more

St. Louis Public Radio: Tracy McCreery and George Hruza vie for Missouri’s only competitive state Senate seat

KCUR: Up to Date with Steve Kraske: Self-described “queer, disabled millennial” calling itself “they” fills Democratic ballot slot for GOP Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer’s re-election

Kansas City Beacon: Experts say Supreme Court abortion ruling won’t have much influence on November’s election (link via

Columbia Missourian: Connecticut woman, now living in Missouri, criticizes state for dark-money political contributions and low COVID vaccination rate

SNL: Missouri asks judge to throw out challenge to photo ID voting law

AP: Missouri judge weighing lawsuits over photo identification law

Daily American Republic: Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe attends I-57 groundbreaking

Missouri Independent: August calls from Missouri to new 988 crisis hotline up 34% from last year

KC Star: ‘Corporate shell games’? Missouri AG Eric Schmitt says Agape plans group homes to avoid oversight (avoid KC Star paywall by reading syndicated version on stltoday here)

St. Louis Public Radio: Missouri changes monkeypox vaccine screening to encourage more applicants

KC Star new light editorial briefs feature: Digs at Eric Schmitt, Josh Hawley

P-D’s Aisha Sultan: It’s too difficult to vote in Missouri, so parents should help their adult children get to the polls; also, come out to the “Dance the Vote” rally today in St. Louis City (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star “Service Journalism Team’s” Natalie Wallington: COVID cases might be down in Kansas City, but new waves are coming

P-D letter: Webster Groves sexagenarian says editorial board too conservative on abortion (get around stltoday paywall here)

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