Monday, November 14, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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This Week in Missouri Politics: Rep. Jon Patterson (R-Lee’s Summit) on majority floor leader election (0:55), how Missouri House races are moving back to “political equilibrium” (3:00), tax cuts (5:30), abortion legislation and post-partum care (6:30), World Cup in KC (8:00), thoughts on Speaker Dean Plocher (9:15), prioritizing issues (9:45), GOP diversity (10:15); Faughn on Pete Mundo keeping his naked-run word (12:00); RW Burke Group’s Ryan Burke (D) and Objective Media’s Joe Lakin (R) on election night expectations versus reality (14:15), how Trudy Busch Valentine’s self-sacrifice helped Missouri Democrats (16:15), how a Greitens primary victory would have affected U.S. Senate race (18:15), Tracy McCreery vs. George Hruza (19:00), who won the week: working families, Scott Fitzpatrick, Betsy Fogle and Ashley Aune (27:00)

SNL: Democrats see hope in Springfield, but GOP still dominant in Missouri Missouri scribe John Combest teaches how to battle Internets hate

P-D: Attorneys, law enforcement unsure how recreational marijuana will affect Missouri policing (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star: Kansas City medical marijuana companies prepare to cash in on full legalization

CDT: Daniel Boone Regional Library crafting statement on Jay Ashcroft library rule change

Missourinet: Missouri requirement costs truckers time and money

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air preview: Urban art gallery explores how “nwl” – “nice white ladies” – uphold white supremacy

Combest, The Missouri Times, 10/26/22: “(I)n progressive circles, white females are the new white men.”

St. Joseph News-Press editorial: Missouri libraries and communities should make their own decisions on explicit books

KC Star op-ed: Jason Kander: Authoritarians will keep trying, but American democracy is hard to kill

KCUR’s Celisa Calacal: Missouri forced Kansas City to increase KCPD spending. Locals say it’s time to end state control

P-D letter: Fenton octogenarian says Jay Ashcroft copying Eric Schmitt path to publicity (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: St. Louis City septuagenarian says urban areas need more security than state Capitol (get around stltoday paywall here)

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