Saturday, December 24, 2022 – Christmas Eve – Missouri political news headlines

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Columbia Missourian: Federal spending bill includes $61 million for the Roy Blunt NextGen Precision Health Building, other UM System goodies Kansas City Star presents readers with EPIC subscription spike Kansas City Star eyeing nonprofit status

Iowa Capital Dispatch, via Missouri Independent: Lawsuit accuses Lee Enterprises, publisher of St. Louis Post-Dispatch, of sharing readers’ personal information with Facebook

Joplin Globe: We’re going to take some time off – don’t expect a paper copy or e-edition Sunday

KSHB (Kansas City): Independence politico John Carnes addresses tax evasion indictment, claims “selective enforcement” (link via

Brownfield Ag News: Gov. Mike Parson takes another step toward year-round E15 availability in Missouri

KWIX 92.5FM/1230AM (Mid-Missouri): Rep. Ed Lewis (R-Moberly) says his initiative petition proposal will help keep big cities from dictating laws to rural citizens

Missourinet: Sen.-elect Rusty Black (R-Chillicothe) pre-files bill to prevent foreign ownership of Missouri farmland

Washington Missourian: MoDOT says construction on Highway 50 to begin in February

P-D’s Jess Bogan: State discriminates against lesbian foster couple (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star letter: Raymore octogenarian says Josh Hawley makes her want to call him names “not fit to print”

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