Thursday, October 6, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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KMBC’s Mike Mahoney: Ad check: Trudy Busch Valentine ad says Eric Schmitt allowed foreign businesses to buy Missouri farmland

Washington Missourian: 2nd Congressional District overview: U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner (R) vs. Trish Gunby (D)

Springfield Daily Citizen: 7th Congressional District overview: Eric Burlison (R) vs. Kristen Radaker Sheafer (D) (get around Springfield Daily Citizen paywall here)

KC Star’s Kacen Bayless: State auditor preview: Scott Fitzpatrick “echoes hard-right conservative rhetoric surrounding ‘Critical Race Theory'” – which isn’t even “widely taught in Missouri’s K-12 schools”; thoughts from Dem Rep. “Peter Meredith [sic]” UPDATE: Corrected at 9:32 CST without acknowledgment

KCUR: Up to Date with Steve Kraske: Rep. Ashley Bland Manlove (D-Kansas City) on why she supports legalizing marijuana and opposes Amendment 3

Columbia Missourian: MU retiree forum features local state rep candidates

St. Joseph News-Press: New voter ID law in effect for November elections

KWIX 92.5FM/1230AM (Mid-Missouri): Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft speaks to Randolph County Republican Women about voter registration

JCNT: Jay Ashcroft presents state proclamation to Fischer Farms (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

St. Louis Public Radio: Gov. Parson signs bills cutting Missouri’s income tax and authorizing ag tax credits

Brownfield Ag News: Gov. Parson signs ag tax credit plan into law

Brownfield Ag News: Missouri Soybean Association applauds tax credit extension

Missourinet: Signed, sealed and delivered: Governor signs Missouri’s special session bills

Missouri Independent: Gov. Parson signs $764 million income tax cut, rural incentives package

KC Star’s Kacen Bayless: Missouri Gov. Parson signs income tax cut, farmer credits to end special session; Comments from Dem Rep. “Peter Meredith [sic]”, others

P-D: With a stroke of his pen, Gov. Parson approves income tax cut for Missourians, starting in January (get around stltoday paywall here)

AP: Tax cut trend reaches two-thirds of states, including Missouri

JCNT: Lincoln University farm tour showcases results of state, federal investments; comments from local state lawmakers (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

P-D: Missouri Lottery working to resolve glitches with mobile app (get around stltoday paywall here)

JCNT: State won’t light Capitol dome purple this year for Alzheimer’s campaign (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

Missouri Independent: Sierra Club’s “Beyond Coal Campaign” criticizes Evergy, Ameren, other utilities

Washington Missourian editorial: Newspapers still matter

Kansas City Beacon’s Meg Cunningham: Missouri Budget Project, an “independent budget analysis group,” shows Missouri tax cut benefits the wealthy, not those on fixed incomes (link via

The Pitch’s Lauren Textor: Satanic Temple’s KC legion fights Missouri’s pro-life laws (get around The Pitch’s paywall here) (link via

Columbia Missourian’s David Rosman: Vote ‘no’ on Missouri Constitutional Convention question

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