Friday, December 2, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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SNL: Blunt, Hawley take opposite sides in rail strike, sick leave votes

The Heartlander: Apple and Biden are both out to censor speech in the United States and China, Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley warns (link via

SE Missourian: U.S. Rep. Jason Smith vows ‘no’ vote on gay marriage bill (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

KC Star: U.S. Supreme Court Justices Ketanji Brown Jackson and Sonia Sotomayor criticize Missouri’s execution of cop killer

P-D: Republicans once again trying to make it harder for citizens to pass constitutional amendments (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri Independent: Pre-filing roundup: Sen. Andrew Koenig (R-Manchester) on initiative petitions, Campaign Life Missouri’s Sam Lee on pro-life game plan, Sen. Bill Eigel (R-Weldon Spring) on widening I-70

Missourinet: Missourians For Transportation Investment” wants widening of I-70

Missouri Independent: Democrats’ pre-filed bills include gun control measures

P-D: Missouri Democrats push for more gun control (get around stltoday paywall here)

The Missouri Times: Lawmakers attend education retreat at Lincoln University

Missouri Independent: Missouri Senate will include record number of women

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air preview: How white women uphold white supremacy

SE Missourian: Death count on Missouri highways on par with 2021 (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

St. Joseph News-Press: Missouri Department of Conservation promotes Share the Harvest program

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KC Star editorial: State lawmakers should fix KC’s Airbnb loophole

The Missouri Times op-ed: Jean Evans: It’s clear that being in favor of education freedom is important in Missouri elections

KC Star’s Daniel Desrochers, Kacen Bayless and Jonathan Shorman: Will new Attorney General Andrew Bailey be a publicity-seeking ladder-climber like his predecessors Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt?

P-D’s Tony Messenger: Supreme Court justice chastises Missouri judges for Kevin Johnson case (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Santa Cruz, Calif. septuagenarian says Blunt guilty of “cowardice” for not condemning Kanye West and Nick Fuentes strongly enough (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Kirkwood septuagenarian expresses anger over Eric Schmitt’s successful campaign, says Schmitt should go to jail (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: League of Women Voters septuagenarian compares Jay Ashcroft’s proposed library rule to Nazi book burning (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Maryland Heights septuagenarian criticizes Donald Trump, Steve Tilley and former Fox 2 St. Louis personality Vic Faust (get around stltoday paywall here)

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