Friday, November 11, 2022 – Veterans Day – Missouri political news headlines

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P-D: Schmitt begins DC transition after notching big win in Missouri’s U.S. Senate race; Gov. Parson has interviewed five to backfill attorney general slot (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star: After Schmitt’s Senate election, Gov. Parson will launch political career of new Missouri AG

KC Star: Attorney general candidate profiles: Seven (7) sentences about Andrew Bailey’s life and career

KC Star: Attorney general candidate profiles: Five (5) sentences about Tim Garrison’s life and career

KC Star: Attorney general candidate profiles: Four (4) sentences about Chris Limbaugh’s life and career

KC Star: Attorney general candidate profiles: Four (4) sentences about Tony Luetkemeyer’s life and career

KC Star: Attorney general candidate profiles; Three (3) sentences about Kurt Schaefers life and career

Columbia Missourian: At Chamber of Commerce lunch, Vicky Hartzler reflects on career accomplishments

St. Joseph News-Press: Buchanan County’s decade-long shift from blue to red

Missourinet: Missouri voters back recreational marijuana use. Now what?

KCUR: Up to Date with Steve Kraske: “John [sic] Cardetti” on how Amendment 3 will be implemented UPDATED by KCUR at 10 a.m. CST with no acknowledgment

The Heartlander: Mayor Lucas claims Kansas Citians voted down Amendment 4, but full vote totals show a near 50/50 split (link via

KSMU: No major issues on Election Day, say area county clerks

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St. Louis Public Radio: New Missouri Senate Majority Leader Cindy O’Laughlin (R-Shelbina) sees ballot initiatives and education as top issues

Missouri Independent: Missouri Senate Republicans pick Rowden, O’Laughlin for leadership in 2023

Columbia Missourian: Library responds to proposed rule about access to inappropriate materials

KSMU (Springfield): Alzheimer’s State Plan Taskforce wants public input as it drafts Missouri plan

SNL: State taskforce on Alzheimer’s visits Springfield on listening tour

Columbia Missourian: MoDOT unveils final plans to fix the I-70 and U.S. 63 interchange

P-D editorial: Lipstick-on-pig approach won’t give Missouri Democrats a statewide win in 2024; Cori Bush and Tishaura Jones are non-starters, so how about KC Mayor Quinton Lucas? (get around stltoday paywall here) TKC Friday Face/Off: Could Kansas City Mayor Q beat Sen. Hawley in 2024?!?

KC Star editorial: Divided Missouri, Kansas election shows one way voters are united: They want compromise

KC Star editorial: Recreational marijuana victory a clear sign Missouri is ready for sensible drug laws

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