Saturday, October 15, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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KMBC: Ted Cruz stumps with Eric Schmitt and Mark Alford in Raymore

P-D: Profile: Trudy Busch Valentine (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri Independent: U.S. Rep. Cori Bush, St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones convene “Reparations Block Party and Teach-in” today

St. Louis Public Radio: Rep. Ashley Bland Manlove (D-Kansas City) backs recreational marijuana but not the ballot issue

Springfield Daily Citizen: Missouri House District 133 overview: Amy Blansit (D) vs. Melanie Stinnett (R) (get around Springfield Daily Citizen paywall here)

KC Star: Voter registration in Kansas City down versus same period in 2018

P-D: Indictment: State employee from Jefferson County stole $140,500 in unemployment benefits (get around stltoday paywall here)

St. Joseph News-Press: Missouri loosens requirements for substitute teacher certification

SNL: Lawsuit: teachers at Missouri state school allegedly hit, kick nonverbal child with autism

St. Joseph News-Press endorsement: U.S. Rep. Sam Graves

P-D editorial: Gannett newspapers, including the Springfield News-Leader, wrong to discontinue endorsement editorials (get around stltoday paywall here)

Columbia Missourian’s David Webber: U.S. Supreme Court should be more like Missouri’s

St. Joseph News-Press op-ed: Tom Coleman and Bob Johnson: We are Republicans, but supporting Trudy Busch Valentine for U.S. Senate

The Heartlander’s Christian Rehder, Dec. 2021: Former Republican Congressman Tom Coleman has built a reputation of slamming conservatives and Trump supporters

P-D letter: Chesterfield septuagenarian opposes Eric Schmitt’s lawsuits against mask mandates, China, Biden Administration, more (get around stltoday paywall here)

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