Sunday, January 29, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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JCNT: Missouri Senate to begin debate this week (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

Missourinet: Senate action this week to include “Parents’ Bill of Rights”

JCNT: State seeking nonprofits to conduct Missouri’s summer feeding program (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

P-D 11/27/22: Nonprofit bought leader $975K home in St. Charles with pandemic summer food program money; state had warned against fraud while media pounced on Gov. Parson (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D 11/27/22: Missouri barred 6 nonprofits so far from federal child nutrition program; DHSS list of potential fraudsters includes Chantaya King, Margraretha Wells, Cymone McClellan, etc. (get around stltoday paywall here)

August 2022 P-D editorial: Missouri’s worst-in-the-nation stinginess toward poor kids speaks volumes; suspecting foul play in summer lunch program is nonsense (get around stltoday paywall here)

KWIX 92.5FM/1230AM (Mid-Missouri): House Transportation Accountability Committee tackles roadkill; thoughts from Rep. Tim Taylor (R-Bunceton)

SNL: Mountain lion struck by vehicle serves as reminder to report sightings in Missouri

Columbia Missourian: Recreational marijuana will be available Feb. 6 to sell to Missourians over 21

SNL: The marijuana on sale soon in Springfield isn’t the weed of yesteryear

P-D: Unions hope Starbucks dramatics signal shift in the tide for labor (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D editorial: Josh Hawley, Tucker Carlson wrong about culture wars and M&Ms (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D editorial: State intervention in St. Louis City prosecutions is an idea worth exploring (get around stltoday paywall here)

JCNT editorial: Cleaning up roadkill a smelly issue at the Capitol (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

P-D’s Kevin McDermott: GOP’s nonsense on boys playing girls’ sports distracts us from their real agenda: Coddle the rich. (get around stltoday paywall here)

Columbia Missourian Executive Editor Elizabeth Stephens: Demographic diversity for story sources: Publication to prioritize “inclusive coverage while helping identify our blind spots as journalists”

KC Star’s Katie Moore: Triple murderer/rapist Leonard Taylor set to die as Missouri executes another innocent man

SNL letters: Springfield man opposes school choice; Springfield octogenarian wonders how “clergy” can support killing babies

P-D letter: Kirkwood sexagenarian supports critical race theory and boys playing girls’ sports (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Woodson Terrace octogenarian supports critical race theory in Missouri schools, says Republicans will seek “separate but equal schools” next (get around stltoday paywall here) Stalking, Harassment, Internet Trolling: A Guide to Recovering and Rebuilding After Online Attacks – available in paperback and Amazon Kindle

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