Monday, October 3, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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This Week in Missouri Politics: Speaker-elect Dean Plocher (R-Des Peres) talks with Scott Faughn about tax cut (0:30) and Dems’ criticism (1:30), MASBDA tax credits (3:00), St. Louis County property tax legislation next session (5:00), Eric Schmitt’s U.S. Senate campaign (9:15), outlook for House Republicans in November (10:45), Eric Schmitt’s margin of victory (11:30); panel of Sam Gladney, UCFW 655’s Dave Cook, Gregg Keller and Jeff Roorda on Missouri tax cut (14:45), Eric Schmitt vs. Trudy Busch Valentine (20:30), Cori Bush’s statewide tour (21:45), unanimous bipartisan agreement on Schmitt’s victory (25:00), MASBDA tax credits (25:45); who won the week: Tishaura Jones and criminals, Jeff Roorda, Albert Pujols and the St. Louis Cardinals, Tracy McCreery, Blair Oaks Falcons (27:10)

KC Star; Missouri prosecutors, legalization advocates spar over public safety impact of marijuana vote

SNL: Q&A with Sen. Karla Eslinger (R-Wasola): Teacher pay, Critical Race Theory, “book banning,” COVID hysteria, more

Missourinet: Let the bidding begin: Missouris’ unclaimed property auction is back

St. Louis Public Radio: Jefferson County rejects plan to designate Route 21 part of Ozark scenic byway; opponents point to MoDOT document about Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission powers

KC Star editorial: Missouri lawmakers must address eyewitness identification flaws

Harvest Public Media’s Dana Cronin, via KCUR: Missouri’s SNAP-Ed workers saw base rate of pay skyrocket 25% this year

Missouri Independent’s Janice Ellis: Critical Race Theory is not being taught in any high school in the country

KC Star’s Sarah Ritter: For months, conservative parents and politicians have targeted LGBTQ books – and now you can add ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ and ‘Slaughterhouse-Five’ to the censorship list

SNL’s Greta Cross: Springfield’s LGBTQIA* youth under attack by conservative groups and state legislators: How you can help local groups fight back

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