Saturday, November 5, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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The Missouri Times’ Scott Faughn: F-150 Campaign Tour: Northland of Kansas City: Ashley Aune, Tony Luetkemeyer, Jon Patterson, Chris Lonsdale, Dakota Worrell, and This Week in Missouri Politics panels U.S. Senate predictions

Missouri Independent’s Rudi Keller: TV spending analysis: Trudy Busch Valentine’s ads not trimming her gap; Amendment 3, McCreery vs. Hruza, Fitzpatrick vs. Green

Politico: Missouri’s marijuana legalization campaign faces an unlikely foe — pro-weed advocates

KSDK (St. Louis): Mayor Tishaura Jones, other marijuana advocates oppose Amendment 3

Missouri Independent: Overview of Amendment 1, Amendment 5 and Constitutional convention

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air: Retired Maj. Gen. Steve Danner, Rep. Peter Merideth (D-St. Louis City) on Amendment 5

P-D: Overview: Amendment 5 (get around stltoday paywall here)

KCUR: Redistricting created some competitive races in Missouri; UMSL political science prof lays out realities for Democrats

SE Missourian: 8-days-out campaign finance report: incoming Rep. John Voss (R-Cape Girardeau) (get around stltoday paywall here)

SNL: Missouri judge temporarily blocks rules on groups paying volunteers to register voters

P-D’s Kurt Erickson: In scorching rebuke, Missouri judge blocks parts of a Republican-led effort to restrict voter registration efforts and absentee voter outreach (get around stltoday paywall here)

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KC Star: D.C. judge lashes out at Missouri man, attorney in Capitol riot case

St. Joseph News-Press: State income tax coming, but some still critical

Missourinet: Columbia-based EquipmentShare investing nearly $100 million in expansion that will create over 500 jobs; comments from Gov. Parson

P-D: Planned Parenthood says Fairview Heights office has seen 370% increase in women seeking to terminate unwanted children (get around stltoday paywall here)

AP: High demand leads to long wait times for abortions; Missouri woman, forced to wait two extra hours at Kansas clinic, explains why aborted child would have been a hassle to raise

KCUR: Pro-choice group says abortion industry is booming in Kansas; abortion tourism rep says women are traveling from Missouri and the South to snuff out offspring

SNL: Missouri appeals court tells judge in Agape Boarding School case to halt almost all action

CDT: MoDOT prefers flyover ramps at 70 and 63

KC Star editorial: Missouri kids’ test scores dipped. That’s no reason to attack public schools

Joplin Globe editorial: Gov. Jay Nixon and Eleven Point State Park prevail

Columbia Missourian’s David Webber: In U.S. Senate race, it’s possible Eric Schmitt will get 60%

Joplin Globe op-ed: St. Louis doctor: Amendment 3 good for patients and good for Missouri

P-D letter: Webster Groves sexagenarian unhappy with Post-Dispatch’s non-endorsement of Trudy Busch Valentine, says Democrat is “educated” unlike “right wing extremist” Eric Schmitt (get around stltoday paywall here)

SE Missourian letter: Cape Girardeau septuagenarian urges ‘No’ vote on Amendment 3 (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

KC Star letter: Raymore woman tired of pro-choice caterwauling over abortion laws, reminds “selfish” Missouri women they can travel to other states to discard children

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