Saturday, October 8, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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St. Louis Public Radio: Book promo: Cori Bush on writing ‘The Forerunner’: “I remember crying, just crying and crying”

KC Star: Cori Bush tour to make stop in Kansas City tomorrow (avoid KC Star paywall by reading syndicated version on stltoday here)

KCMO: Pete Mundo Show: Scott Fitzpatrick responds to KC Star criticism of parents’ right to know (0:45), liberals’ hypocrisy on performance audits (2:45), critical race theory legislation (4:30), KC Star and other liberals pretending “oppressed-oppressor” lessons aren’t being taught (6:45)

KSMU: Greene County Clerk Shane Schoeller helps voters understand photo ID requirements ahead of Nov. 8 election

St. Louis Public Radio: Gov. Parson doesn’t plan to issue blanket pardons for marijuana offenses

SNL: Missouri governor will not grant mass pardons for marijuana offenses after Biden request

P-D: Inflation bites: Missouri state government is taking a hit from rising prices (get around stltoday paywall here)

JCNT: Judge: Feds owe 150 landowners along Rock Island Trail (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

St. Joseph News-Press endorsement: Eric Schmitt for U.S. Senate

KC Star editorial briefs: Hawley and Hershel Walker; Missouri’s harmful tax cut to be followed by cutting corporate income taxes next session

Ladue News (owned by Lee Enterprises/Post-Dispatch) op-ed: Recent Mizzou J-school grad Courtney Perrett: How Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act will help Missourians (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D’s Aisha Sultan: Beware of Rep. Mary Elizabeth Coleman (R-Arnold) and others who hate women (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D’s Jess Bogan: Chesterfield family blindsided by latest change in state-funded mental health services (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star “Service Journalism Team’s” Natalie Wallington: COVID cases are up slightly in Kansas City – so protect yourself by getting one of the new bivalent booster shots

P-D letter: Town and Country woman wants Blunt and Hawley to “find a way to make the child tax credit permanent before the end of year” (get around stltoday paywall here)

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