Sunday, October 9, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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Joplin Globe: Trudy Busch Valentine, other Dems promote abortion positions – but economy, inflation top of voters’ minds

Columbia Missourian: Cori Bush tour makes stop in Columbia; Photos: stack of pre-fab “grassroots” signs, high-calorie sugary snacks, activist holding sign suggesting cutting off men’s genitalia, more Cori Bush’s statewide tour sponsored by “MO KAN BIPOC Reproductive Justice Coalition,” “Blaqout KC,” Missouri Democratic Party, Missouri House Democratic Campaign Committee, others

SNL photo gallery: Ozarks PrideFest Parade: Rep. Betsy Fogle (D-Springfield) and Greene County Democrats, Ozarks Legion of the Satanic Temple, other LGBTQIA* supporters

JCNT: Overview: Missouri voters to decide five statewide ballot issues (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

JCNT: Overview: Missouri House District 60: Rep. Dave Griffith (R) vs. J. Don Salcedo (D) (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

KMOV (St. Louis): Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft says Missouri’s 2020 election were “clean,” declines reporter’s invitation to weigh in on Trump’s stolen-election claims

Sikeston Standard-Democrat: Nearly 2,000 Southeast Missouri high school students take part in construction career expo; First Lady Teresa Parson pays a visit (get around Sikeston Standard-Democrat paywall here)

SNL op-ed: Greene County Democratic Party’s Lanae Gillespie and Jeff Munzlinger: Missouri Republicans’ ballot safeguards restrict voter access

SNL op-ed: Show-Me Institute’s Andrew Wilson: Cutting taxes could put Missouri “on a whole new trajectory over the next couple of decades”

P-D letter: St. Louis woman says Missouri must improve foster care system (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: St. Louis sexagenarian says closing two (2) high schools, including “Rosati-Kahn [sic],” shows archdiocese is not truly pro-life (get around stltoday paywall here)

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