Monday, September 26, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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KC Star: COVID pandemic isn’t over, says Missouri Democrat Busch Valentine in break with Biden (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on stltoday here)

Springfield Daily Citizen’s David Stoeffler: Weekly U.S. Senate campaign digest: Brief summary of two Kansas City Star articles and two Post-Dispatch articles linked here last week, plus two tweets (get around Springfield Daily Citizen paywall here)

SNL’s Galen Bacharier: Weekly campaign digest: Abortion’s role in Senate race, Burlison praises migrant flights, Lincoln Hough’s tax cut

This Week in Missouri Politics: Sen. Lincoln Hough (R-Springfield) talks with Scott Faughn about tax cut negotiations (0:45), working with Sen. Andrew Koenig (R-Manchester) (3:50), MASBDA and Gov. Parson’s veto gambit (4:45), Senate GOP cooperation and dissention last week (7:00), thoughts on being appointed state treasurer (8:45), sports betting (9:15), election outlook (9:45), Missouri State University success (10:45); Panel of GOP Reps. Kurtis Gregory and Rep. Jamie Burger join Dem Reps. Ashley Aune and Rep. Keri Ingle to discuss MASBDA (14:00), tax cut discussion (18:00), Trudy Busch Valentine’s non-competitive campaign (24:45), who won the week: the media, Crystal Quade, Missouri agriculture, Patrick Mahomes, Missouri State’s Clif Smart (26:45)

St. Louis Public Radio: Politically Speaking with Jason Rosenbaum: Rep. LaKeySha Bosley (D-St. Louis City) says special session on taxes has been a ‘disaster; MASBDA tax credits (3:00), opposition to Amendment 3 recreational marijuana proposal (22:30), Trudy Busch Valentine campaign (27:00), why Valentine’s loss won’t hurt state House Dems (28:35), black candidates’ lack of success raising money (29:40)

Missouri Baptist Convention’s Pathway: Pathway’s longtime editor, Don Hinkle, dies (link via MBC Pathway on Twitter)

KC Star: ‘Eye of the storm’: Kansas Planned Parenthood CEO says company is overwhelmed by Missouri women seeking to snuff out unwanted babies

P-D: Missouri failed to extend Medicaid for new moms. Lawmakers vow to try again. (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri Independent: House Speaker Rob Vescovo (R-Arnold) urges federal prosecutors to intervene in Agape abuse case

Missouri Independent op-ed: National Coalition for Child Protection Reform Chief Executive Richard Wexler: Fixing Missouri child welfare: Missouri Children’s Division Director Darrell Missey has it backwards

P-D’s Blythe Bernhard: Suburban school districts in St. Louis area more likely to ban books under ‘authoritarian’ new law (get around stltoday paywall here)

St. Louis Public Radio’s Jonathan Ahl, via NPR: A controversial company wants to expand mining in Missouri, but you can make your voice heard

P-D letter: Kirkwood octogenarian says that Eric Schmitt’s criticism of Trudy Busch Valentine “is a classic example of biting the hand that fed him” (get around stltoday paywall here)

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