Tuesday, October 4, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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P-D: Event promo: Cori Bush book launch Thursday at Left Bank Books (COVID vaccine and face mask required); Congresswoman says she “cried and cried and cried” while writing memoir (get around stltoday paywall here)

The Missouri Times: Schmitt’s “Grill Dad” ad hits Biden on inflation

Missouri Independent: Scattershot polling leaves both sides of Missouri marijuana campaign optimistic

Washington Missourian: Absentee voting underway in Franklin County

This Week in Missouri Politics Mid-Week Update: Scott Faughn on Missouri Attorney General’s office, Justin Smith and Southeastern Legal Foundation’s lawsuits against Missouri School Boards’ Association

AP: Tax breaks for farmers near passage in Missouri Legislature

P-D: Missouri Senate poised to act on farm tax credits (get around stltoday paywall here)

SNL: Missouri lawmakers passed an income tax cut starting next year. What does it mean for you?

JCNT: Missouri lauded for IT workforce planning (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

AP: Planned Parenthood launches mobile abortion clinic in Illinois; 37-foot RV will travel close to state border, snuff out unwanted Missouri children

Missouri Independent: Planned Parenthood launching mobile abortion clinic in Illinois to terminate unborn Missourians

KC Star: Planned Parenthood launches abortion clinic on wheels; Comments from abortion industry rep, Dem Reps. Crystal Quade and Ashley Aune, Sen.-elect Mary Elizabeth Coleman (R-Arnold), Campaign Life Missouri’s Sam Lee

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis Planned Parenthood mobile clinic will bring termination services to red-state borders

Joplin Globe: Kansas Planned Parenthood sect has no plans for termination-on-wheels service

Joplin Globe editorial: Gov. Parson must boost pay of Children’s Division workers

P-D editorial: AG Eric Schmitt, Gov. Mike Parson and the smelly-pig gift that keeps on giving (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D’s Kurt Erickson: Gov. Parson and other Missouri leaders promise transparency but cloak their records in secrecy (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri Independent op-ed: Greene County Clerk Shane Schoeller (R) and Boone County Clerk Brianna Lennon (D): Missouri election law has changed. Here’s what voters need to know to cast a ballot

KC Star “Service Journalism Team’s” Natalie Wallington: Barriers to testosterone limit Missouri transgender health care options – but state lawmakers could fix the problem

KC Star “Service Journalism Team’s” Natalie Wallington: All Missouri voters will see these five questions on the ballot. Here’s what they mean

P-D letter: Webster Groves septuagenarian lists grievances against Ann Wagner (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Bridgeton octogenarian opposes special session tax cut (get around stltoday paywall here)

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