Tuesday, December 13, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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Missouri Independent: Andrew Bailey’s first fundraising event tomorrow in Chesterfield

Missourinet: Sen. Greg Razer (D-Kansas City) visits D.C. to celebrate gay marriage bill signing, praises Roy Blunt, Ann Wagner, Emanuel Cleaver, Cori Bush

Kansas City Beacon: Initiative petitions let Missouri voters make policy, but some lawmakers say they’ve gone too far

JCNT: Missouri gets $3 million in federal funds to develop Internet access (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

KC Star: Missouri DHSS launches new dashboard to track maternal deaths statewide (avoid KC Star paywall by reading syndicated version on here)

KY3 (Springfield): Drought creates tough winter for Missouri farmers and ranchers; comments from Gov. Parson (link via

KSMU: Gift box offered through the Missouri Department of Agriculture features locally made products

The Missouri Times: Missouri could be the place for Saudi Arabia’s next big investment

KMIZ (Columbia): Missouri State Board of Education to discuss legislative priorities today

P-D: St. Louis Public Schools eyes sponsorship of competing charter school network (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri Independent: Longtime Agape director testifies in Missouri court to stay off child abuse registry

JCNT: Missouri Department of Agriculture says avian flu killed nearly 20,000 Osage County birds (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

P-D: Star witness in Lamar Johnson trial now claims police told him who to ID in murder (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D: Video: Attorneys give opening statements in Lamar Johnson’s hearing

Missouri Independent: Murderer Lamar Johnson’s “wrongful conviction” case goes before a St. Louis judge

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P-D editorial: Missouri Republicans fear an abortion referendum, so they’re trying to thumb the scale (get around stltoday paywall here)

The Missouri Times op-ed: Former Missouri Republican Party Chair Kay Hoflander: Time is right to elect a woman MRP chair

P-D’s Jess Bogan: Frustrated with Missouri’s safety net, Chesterfield foster family looks for adoptive families (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: St. Louis County sexagenarian airs grievances about Josh Hawley, Eric Schmitt, Gov. Parson, Jay Ashcroft, wants secretary of state to create list of Missouri’s gun owners (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: St. Louis City woman wants more state funding for preschools (get around stltoday paywall here)

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