Friday, October 14, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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This Week in Missouri Politics Mid-Week Update: Scott Faughn on #F150 campaign tour (0:15), U.S. Senate race (1:00), Eric Schmitt’s Kid Rock and Kanye West tweet (4:00), why manufactured Twitter controversies don’t sway elections (6:15), a good reason to not vote for Eric Schmitt (13:30), Southeastern Legal Foundation (15:00), how Missouri’s next AG will approach the “Gloryhole Department” (17:00), ideological breakdown of Twitter (23:45), Cardinals’ post-season collapse (29:00)

Missouri Independent: Medical marijuana companies pour money into legalization PAC in campaign’s homestretch

KC Star: If Missouri votes yes on Amendment 3, driving while impaired will still be illegal. Is Kansas City Chamber ‘desperate’ against Missouri Amendment 4?

Missouri Independent: Jay Ashcroft can delay review for 2024 initiative petitions until after election, Missouri judge rules

AP: Judge dismisses lawsuit over Missouri’s new voter ID law

St. Louis Public Radio: Circuit court judge dismisses challenge to Missouri voter photo ID

SNL: Missouri voter ID law remains in place after lawsuit is dismissed

P-D: New Missouri voter ID law survives legal challenge (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri Independent: Judge tosses Missouri voter ID lawsuit, plaintiffs call ruling a ‘procedural pit stop’

CDT: Missouri has upgraded its voter ID law. Boone County clerk shares what you need to know

KWIX 92.5FM/1230AM (Mid-Missouri): Sen. Cindy O’Laughlin (R-Shelbina) discusses tax cut for Missourians

Missourinet: State task force begins work on updating statewide plan to help Alzheimer’s patients

Missourinet: Missouri’s average ACT score ranks higher than national average

P-D: Missouri Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick floats plan to help charter schools repair facilities (get around stltoday paywall here)

KCUR: Up to Date with Steve Kraske: KSHB-TV (Kansas City) reporters explain why Missouri lawmakers should change law on pelvic and prostate exams

AP: Fate of Missouri boarding school on hold as hearings delayed

KSMU: COVID-19 booster for kids 5 to 11 paused in Greene County pending authorization of new booster

Missouri Independent op-ed: Former DESE Deputy Commissioner Stacey Pries: Missouri’s public education funding formula is due for a tune up

P-D letter: St. Charles man predicts U.S. Sen Eric Schmitt (R) will “do something to harm children on a national level” (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: St. Peters octogenarian criticizes Trudy Busch Valentine campaign’s lackluster messaging (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Crestwood septuagenarian says GOP state legislators are to blame for urban street crimes (get around stltoday paywall here)

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