Saturday, October 29, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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Springfield Daily Citizen: Retiring U.S. Senator Roy Blunt selected to receive Missouri State’s Bronze Bear Award (get around Springfield Daily Citizen paywall here)

SNL: MSU gives Bronze Bear Award to retiring Sen. Roy Blunt; MSU President Clif Smart calls senator “an incredible champion for the university”

P-D: U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-NY) attends Cori Bush gun-control rally in north St. Louis County (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D: Photo gallery: Gun-control rally: Cori Bush, others cry

Missouri Independent’s Rudi Keller: House Minority Leader Crystal Quade (D-Springfield) alleges Missouri investigating hospital in retaliation for ad critical of Eric Schmitt

SNL: Democrat Rep. Crystal Quade requests records of alleged MO investigation into Joplin woman, hospital

KC Star’s Kacen Bayless: Eric Schmitt’s campaign tried to get ad featuring woman denied abortion pulled from air Kansas City Star political coverage now: Mostly DNC talking points; prog blog Missouri Independent did a better job on anti-Schmitt hit

KC Star: Pro-Choice Missouri opposes marijuana ballot question as progressive groups split on amendment (avoid KC Star paywall by reading syndicated version on stltoday website here)

Washington Missourian: Missouri House District 118 overview: Rep. Mike McGirl (R-Potosi) vs. Sally Brooks (D)

Columbia Missourian’s Quinn Coffman: Responsibility to neighbors fuels run by two state House Democrat candidates: Democrats Kathy Steinhoff and David Tyson Smith

KSMU (Springfield): Christian County Clerk Kay Brown explains Missouri’s provisional ballot option

KWIX 92.5FM/1230AM (Mid-Missouri): Gov. Parson thanks first responders, community members for Mendon Amtrak response

SNL: Missouri State University to honor Sen. Karla Eslinger (R-Wasola) for advocacy, long education career

Columbia Missourian: Mizzou Academy, DESE partner on $7.5M project to improve inclusivity in classrooms

St. Joseph News-Press endorsement: No on Amendment 3

St. Joseph News-Press endorsement: Yes on Amendment 5

Midwest Newsroom’s Samantha Horton, via Missouri Independent: Thanks to the EPA, kids in the Midwest will get more blood screenings for lead

Joplin Globe’s Kimberly Barker: Jay Ashcroft’s proposed rule continues Republican trend of censorship: How you can fight back

P-D’s Nassim Benchaabane and Kelsey Landis: How Missouri’s Second Amendment Protection Act caused urban shooting (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Sappington man says Ann Wagner and other Republicans are set to destroy the U.S. economy (get around stltoday paywall here)

Joplin Globe letter: “Women’s Voices Raised for Social Justice” sexagenarian credits Eric Schmitt for “making a surplus of guns available to almost anyone”

P-D letter: Kirkwood man says Eric Schmitt, Sen.-elect Nick Schroer (R-O’Fallon) are responsible for urban shooter’s behavior (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: University City man fondly recalls U.S. Senate runner-up Jason Kander’s gun ad (get around stltoday paywall here)

Columbia Missourian letter: Mid-Missouri Group of the Missouri Sierra Club Chairwoman Carolyn Amparan: We support Adrian Plank (D) for state rep

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