Tuesday, November 22, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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SNL: Despite scrutiny and DOJ’s drama, Missouri’s midterm went off (mostly) without a hitch

Bloomberg: Analysis of self-funding candidates: Trudy Busch Valentine contributed $10.4 million of her own money to campaign, still lost by double digits

The Missouri Times: Missouri Automobile Dealers Association endorses Mike Kehoe for governor

KSMU: Missouri health authorities gear up for recreational marijuana

SNL: Amendment 3 explainer series: Edibles

JCNT: MoDOT gifting discounted Lyft rides to discourage drunk/high driving (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

P-D: Accrediting body puts Harris-Stowe State University ‘on notice;’ HBCU fails in financial and academic record-keeping (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri Independent: Kevin Johnson’s attorneys, special prosecutor ask Missouri Supreme Court to stay execution

P-D editorial: How Gov. Parson – “an inarticulate, boring country bumpkin” – became one of the most powerful kingmakers in Missouri’s history (get around stltoday paywall here)

6/25/2020:  Washington Free Beacon:  Top Galloway adviser Patrick Lynn calls Gov. Parson an “illiterate hillbilly”

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KC Star editorial board: Editorial board members share tales of 2022’s tragedies and triumphs: How great it is to win a Pulitzer Prize, how going unmasked to a restaurant led to COVID, how good it feels to tell teenagers you’re “a certified head bussa,” etc.

KC Star op-ed: In exchange for campaign contributions, Josh Hawley does the bidding for Paypal co-founder Peter Thiel

KC Star’s Anna Spoerre: Missouri lawmakers can fix state’s racist childbirthing system by subsidizing black doulas

P-D letter: Women’s Voices Raised for Social Justice sexagenarian opposes Ashcroft’s proposed library rule (get around stltoday paywall here)

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