Saturday, November 26, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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P-D: Deep Republican bench gears up for 2024 elections; Will Scharf, Tony Luetkemeyer, Danforth’s John Wood are potential statewide candidates (get around stltoday paywall here) Former Independence Mayor Eileen Weir political consultancy coming soon

P-D: St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones quits Twitter after Musk points out Ferguson myth (get around stltoday paywall here)

SE Missourian: Local help to get Real ID before the deadline (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

St. Joseph News-Press: Number of Missourians accessing Medicaid takes significant jump

KCTV (Kansas City): Missouri hospitals not in full compliance with pricing transparency laws (link via

JCNT: Local customers to weigh in on Ameren rate proposal (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

P-D: Judge rejects lawsuit by cop-killer’s daughter (get around stltoday paywall here)

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St. Joseph News-Press editorial: Amendment 3 can’t be fixed, so communities should raise taxes on recreational marijuana

St. Joseph News-Press editorial: MOHELA, student loan bailouts and sulky students

Columbia Missourian letter: Columbia septuagenarian says Eric Schmitt was wrong on COVID mask mandates

P-D letter: St. Louis County man says Jay Ashcroft personifies government overreach (get around stltoday paywall here)

Columbia Missourian letter: Columbia septuagenarian says Jay Ashcroft leading “the march into fascism”

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