Thursday, December 1, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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SNL: Early start to 2024 primaries as GOP attorney announces run for Missouri statewide office

Missourinet: Attorney Will Scharf plans to run for statewide office in 2024

P-D: Will Scharf running for statewide office in 2024 (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri Independent: Former aide to Greitens plans bid for Missouri office in 2024

Real Talk Radio Network (93.3FM in St. Louis): Austin Petersen Show: Sen.-elect Jill Carter (R-Joplin) on primary victory over Sen. Bill White (R-Joplin) (20:00), thoughts on cutting personal property taxes (21:45), subjecting minors to transsexual hormone therapy and genital mutilation (23:00), repealing the gas tax (24:00), school choice (24:45), more about gas tax accountability (26:20)

Kansas City Beacon: A look at KC area’s incoming and incumbent state legislators

P-D: ACLU joins the fight against Jay Ashcroft’s book bans (get around stltoday paywall here)

KCUR: KCUR news editor Dan Margolies retiring from journalism, will become “politically involved”

Feb. 2022: KCUR’s Dan Margolies vs. Eric Schmitt on Twitter

St. Louis Public Radio: Profile: Woman handed “St. Louis on the Air” job is Canadian Asian who worked for Ferguson Commission, Forward through Ferguson, etc.

St. Louis Public Radio: Missouri National Guard becomes its own state department this month. Here’s what that means

JCNT: State Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick pushes to return unclaimed property ahead of holidays (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

SNL: Springfield Public Schools presents 2023 wish list for state lawmakers: raise teacher pay, stop fighting Critical Race Theory, no money for charter schools, more; board debates value of lobbyist Jason Zamkus

Kaiser Health News, via KCUR: Malpractice at Missouri community health centers cost taxpayers millions since 2018

Washington Missourian: AZZ Precoat explains its state and local tax abatements

Washington Missourian: Missouri deer season ends with Franklin County on top once again

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P-D editorial: Jay Ashcroft doesn’t need to stoop to divisive, populist politics. Yet he does anyway. (get around stltoday paywall here)

SE Missourian op-ed: U.S. Rep. Jason Smith: Reining in big government (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

Columbia Missourian’s Evy Lewis: U.S. House bill will enshrine respect for same-sex and interracial marriages into federal law – counter to Missouri’s anti-gay constitutional amendment

The Missouri Times op-ed: Rep. Dirk Deaton (R-Noel): Ashcroft’s rule for state dollars to public libraries is common sense

P-D letter: Clayton sexagenarian opposes Ashcroft library rule, laments that “parents in Missouri are seizing control of school boards” (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Dellwood sexagenarian fears effects of recreational marijuana (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Kirkwood septuagenarian responds to Tishaura Jones’ response to Elon Musk’s response to “hands up, don’t shoot” urban myth (get around stltoday paywall here)

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