Friday, December 30, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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Southeast Missourian’s B Magazine: Profile: Shad Burner and Missouri’s management of the ARPA windfall (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

SNL: Our best photos of 2022: Busch Valentine anti-Eric Schmitt heroine, Planned Parenthood’s mobile vasectomy stunt, pro-choice rage over Supreme Court abortion ruling, local “active shooter” hoax and histrionics, People’s Convoy, nonbinary humanoid celebrates Transgender Day of Remembrance, young girl covers her ears at Party for Socialism and Liberation pro-choice protest, drag show promos, more

P-D: Our 10 biggest stories of 2022: Conservatives try to ban important race and gender identity books, Eric Schmitt and COVID mandates, urban Democrats take bribes, pro-choice rage, gun-control and urban school shooting, recreational marijuana (get around stltoday paywall here)

KCUR: Some districts are getting creative to raise teacher pay; thoughts from Rep. Ingrid Burnett (D-Kansas City)

JCNT: After 40 years, Missouri’s chief disciplinary counsel Alan Pratzel retires (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

Jefferson City News Tribune: MoDOT, city split on Route 54 project (get around Jefferson City News-Tribune paywall here)

P-D: Ameren’s oldest, smallest coal plant set to retire – raising questions about its afterlife (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D: Missouri picks up pace of executions. Next is St. Louis County’s Scott McLaughlin (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D: Missouri execution leaderboard since 2000: Jay Nixon (21), Bob Holden (15), Matt Blunt (5), Mel Carnahan (4 in 2000, 38 over two terms), Mike Parson (5), Roger Wilson (1), Eric Greitens (1)

KC Star editorial: Celebratory gunfire at New Year’s is stupid. Missouri should make it a felony, too

KC Star op-ed: Missouri’s Republican congressional delegation should denounce gay New York congressman-elect who lied about resume

Missouri Independent op-ed: Phill Brooks: The 50th anniversary of Missouri’s Sunshine Law

P-D letter: Leslie sexagenarian calls Sen. Bill Eigel (R-Weldon Spring) a “fake Christian” and a “sexual filthy deviant” (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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