Saturday, December 31, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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The Missouri Times’ Scott Faughn: Quite a year for Governor Parson: 10 big accomplishments, and 3 things to achieve in 2023

Missourinet: State Auditor Nicole Galloway (D) reflects on her time in office

SE Missourian: Profile: Luke Collins to serve as legislative aide to Sen. Holly Thompson Rehder (R-Scott City) (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

Washington Missourian: Jay Ashcroft seeks to clear up misconceptions about proposed rule changes for public libraries, says critics have attempted to make a “public spectacle”

St. Joseph News-Press: Legislature to consider “Parents’ Bill of Rights”

Kansas City Magazine: Missouri now has the nation’s most liberal cannabis laws – here are six surprising stats (link via

KWIX 92.5FM/1230AM (MidMissouri): Randolph County Prosecuting Attorney Stephanie Luntsford on Amendment 3’s marijuana expungements

Missouri Independent: Cole County judge confirms $2M jury award in sexual harassment case against Missouri Department of Corrections

JCNT: Governor signs executive order for propane gas users (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

JCNT: Cole County Health Department to screen for diabetes for Missouri DHSS staff (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

Joplin Globe: Newton County Health Department says COVID numbers decreasing (get around Joplin Globe paywall here)

Columbia Missourian: Event promo: Come get your COVID-19 vaccine booster on Jan. 5 Stalking, Harassment, Internet Trolling: A Guide to Recovering and Rebuilding After Online Attacks – available TODAY in paperback and Amazon Kindle

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