Sunday, October 30, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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Columbia Missourian: Sen. Roy Blunt speaks at annual State Historical Society of Missouri event

JCNT: U.S. House District 3 overview: Blaine Luetkemeyer (R) vs. Bethany Mann (D) (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

Columbia Missourian profile: John Payne’s Amendment 3 legalization battle nears finish line

KC Star: State control of KC police has roots in racism. How Amendment 4 treats city as a ‘colony’

Columbia Missourian: New names and numbers mark congressional, statehouse contests

Washington Missourian: Missouri Senate District 26 candidates Ben Brown (R), John Kiehne (D) appear at forum

JCNT: Missouri Governor’s Mansion hosts variety of activities in fall festival (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

JCNT: Missouri updates action plan to reduce cancer (Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

KC Star endorsement: Trudy Busch Valentine (D) for U.S. Senate

KC Star editorial brief: Schmitt campaign’s clerical error “a little more than a slip of the pencil or mouse”

P-D editorial: Missouri lawmakers made sure teen gunman faced minimal obstacles to arm himself (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D’s Kevin McDermott: Big Brother is watching in Missouri. His name is Eric Schmitt, and he’s on track to easily defeat Democrat Trudy Busch Valentine (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D op-ed: Show-Me Institute’s Susan Pendergrass: DESE’s denial is a dangerous state when it comes to public education and test scores (get around stltoday paywall here)

SNL op-ed: Ashbrook Center’s Jeffrey Sikkenga: Missouri students need better civics education

Ladue News (Lee Enterprises): The Noir Bookshop in St. Louis City focuses on “the black experience”, aids in fight against Missouri’s book censorship (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Webster Groves reader wants Eric Schmitt’s AG office to sue Donald Trump (get around stltoday paywall here)

SNL letters: Springfield sexagenarian lists criticisms of Eric Schmitt; campaign treasurer for state rep candidate Stephanie Hein (D) praises her candidate; Springfield woman expresses anger over Ashcroft’s library proposal

P-D letter: Oakville sexagenarian says U.S. Rep. Cori Bush and St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones grandstanded after school shooting, ignoring their own ‘defund the police’ remarks (get around stltoday paywall here)

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