Wednesday, December 28, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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Springfield Daily Citizen: Congressional spending bill features about $50 million for Springfield projects (get around Springfield Daily Citizen paywall here)

P-D: Cori Bush, Emanuel Cleaver urge Gov. Parson to cancel execution of man, scheduled for next week; Scott McLaughlin hunted down his ex-girlfriend in her work parking lot, then raped her and stabbed her to death (get around stltoday paywall here)

St. Louis Public Radio: Politically Speaking podcast: Sen. Doug Beck (D-St. Louis County) talks with Jason Rosenbaum about Senate’s 2023 session, foreign ownership of farmland, education and four-day school weeks, film tax credits

AP: Missouri, other states banking big bucks as Fed attempts to fight inflation; thoughts from State Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick

P-D: New year bringing lower tax rates in Missouri (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missourinet: Sen. Caleb Rowden (R-Columbia) previews 2023 legislative session

P-D: Senate leader pumps brakes on proposal to widen Interstate 70; quotes from Missourinet interview above (get around stltoday paywall here)

JCNT: Sen. Mike Bernskoetter (R-Jefferson City) putting Capitol improvements near top of budget requests (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

St. Louis Public Radio: Rep. Ian Mackey (D-St. Louis) wants to end school suspensions in lower grades

Washington Missourian: Union schools pleased with state report card

KWIX 92.5FM/1230AM (Mid-Missouri): MoDOT invites public to view unfunded needs list; thoughts from Northeast Area Engineer Jeff Kroner

JCNT: State employee blood drive aids in end of year collection push (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

Missouri Independent: Delays in effort to shut down Agape dishearten former students

P-D editorial: On abortion, guns and more, Missouri continued its descent into madness in 2022 (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star editorial: 2023 Missouri legislative wish list: lawmakers should disregard parents’ concerns about critical race theory, embrace the status quo on personal property taxes and initiative petitions, other suggestions

SE Missourian editorial: New State Treasurer Vivek Malek has connections with area (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

SE Missourian photo: Vivek Malek joins Peter Kinder at the annual Student Santas lunch held at Clippard Elementary School in Cape Girardeau (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

P-D letter: Ferguson septuagenarian says ACLU and Post-Dispatch are boosting Jay Ashcroft’s profile with attacks (get around stltoday paywall here) Stalking, Harassment, Internet Trolling: A Guide to Recovering and Rebuilding After Online Attacks – available TODAY in paperback and Amazon Kindle

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