Thursday, September 29, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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Columbia Missourian: Statue of Harry Truman to be added to Statuary Hall in U.S. Capitol Rotunda

KSHB: Sen. Hawley requests full audit of Platte, Clay County post offices (link via

KC Star: The Busch family has influenced Missouri politics for decades. Can it sway the Senate race?

Joplin Globe: ‘The 5 Qs’ candidate survey series: Incoming 7th District Congressman Eric Burlison and November opponents answer question on “climate change”

P-D: Missouri Libertarian Party staying neutral on marijuana ballot question (get around stltoday paywall here)

JCNT: Mid-Missouri students join together for prayer in ‘See You at the Pole’ event (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

Missouri Independent: Cost of tax cut swells as Missouri House committee seeks to eliminate corporate tax

AP: Missouri House committee moves to end corporate income taxes

P-D: Businesses back in mix for tax cuts in Missouri House (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri independent: Bipartisan group of Missouri lawmakers demand Agape Boarding School be shut down

SE Missourian: COVID cases low in Cape Girardeau County (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

Joplin Globe editorial: Wild about Harry: In praise of U.S. Capitol’s Truman statue

P-D editorial: Agape Boarding School for troubled boys should be shuttered pending abuse investigations (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri Independent op-ed: Missouri CPA Peter Gariepy: Sen. Josh Hawley supports stock-trading restrictions for Congress – but even more transparency is needed

NPR/”Report for America” content creator Cami Koons: Recreational marijuana amendment sparks support in rural Missouri; Amendment 3 campaign has support across the state, not just in the metros

Springfield Daily Citizen op-ed: Ozarks Alive’s Kaitlyn McConnell: Anti-CAFO discussion coming to Springfield Oct. 14 (get around Springfield Daily Citizen paywall here)

St. Louis Public Radio “race, identity & culture” reporter Andrea Henderson: Two St. Louis artist groups want Latinos to share “racism and discrimination” victimhood tales

P-D letter: St. Louis County man says Trudy Busch Valentine “has apparently given up” and “will go down as the worst candidate Missouri Democrats have ever nominated” (get around stltoday paywall here)

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