Monday, November 21, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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Missouri Independent’s Jason Hancock: Eric Schmitt has a history of supporting Trump’s stolen-election lies, and is now aligning with St. Louis-based conspiracy theorist Gateway Pundit

SNL’s Harrison Keegan: Greene County Clerk Shane Schoeller (R) asks judge to rule on release of data sought by 2020 election deniers

SNL: Transgender Day of Remembrance photo gallery: Rep. Betsy Fogle (D-Springfield), others Kansas City Public Library urges action against Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft

P-D: As legal weed comes to Missouri, lawsuits still pending over medical marijuana program (get around stltoday paywall here)

SNL: Missouri education leaders work to raise teacher pay after commission report

KC Star: ‘Our cries are dismissed’: Michele Watley, other community leaders call for justice for missing black women Kansas City outrage over alleged systemic racism & Missing White Woman Syndrome KCUR fights ‘Whiteness Of Ballet’ after all other problems in the world solved

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St. Joseph News-Press editorial: Photo ID is a reasonable requirement, and it’s time to put gloom-and-doom predictions to rest

KC Star editorial: Missouri lawmakers thwart the people’s will all the time. Now they’re targeting petitions

Missouri Independent op-ed: Peter Gariepy: Gov. Parson and state lawmakers wrong to cut taxes, should use state-level Work Opportunity Tax Credits (WOTC) instead

P-D letter: Arnold septuagenarian expresses anger at Jay Ashcroft over proposed library rule, calls him “vainglorious” and “megalomaniacal” (get around stltoday paywall here)

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