Monday, January 30, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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KC Star: Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley bet BBQ the Chiefs would win. But he picked a Kansas spot

SNL: Feds say Springfield restaurant owner used PPP funds on yacht, cars, jewelry, baseball cards

This Week in Missouri Politics: Senate Minority Leader John Rizzo (D-Kansas City) talks with Scott Faughn about boys playing girls’ sports (0:30), initiative petition changes (2:55), 4-day school weeks and teacher pay (5:45), child care (8:15), praise for Gov. Parson (9:00), winning The Missouri Times’ Statesman of the Year (9:45); panel of Reps. Rodger Reedy (R-Windsor), Ashley Bland Manlove (D-Kansas City), Peggy McGaugh (R-Carrollton), and Aaron McMullen (R-Independence) on initiative petition changes (12:30), boys playing girls’ sports (18:30), 4-day school weeks (25:25), who won the week: people of Missouri, Capitol mixer attendees, trans hearing participants, Dean Plocher, Andrew Bailey (26:30)

Real Talk Radio Network (93.3FM in St. Louis): Rep. Richard West (R-New Melle) on why he doesn’t risk talking about election fraud at the Capitol (2:51:15), Speaker Dean Plocher taking money from Pfizer (2:52:45), why he doesn’t accept “big money” from lobbyists (2:53:15), “big pharma and the hospitals” running House Republican leadership elections (2:53:30); “right now you buy your leadership, HRCC” (2:56:00) on YouTube and 104.5FM in Franklin County: AFP-Missouri’s Camellia Peterson on AFP-Missouri’s ideology (0:30), what her job entails every day (1:50), women leaders including Mary Elizabeth Coleman (2:35), personal background (3:00), Ben Brown (4:40), Josh Hawley and ladder-climbing (4:15), more

Missourinet: Missouri Children’s Division and Gov. Mike Parson have a $22 million plan to rebuild the division; interview with Missouri’s Children’s Division Director Darrell Missey

SNL: To handle increase in dementia, Missouri taskforce suggests statewide effort

Missouri Independent: Rush for open enrollment picks up steam as Missouri GOP focuses on education bills

St. Louis Public Radio: Missouri is offering new high school diploma for working adults

St. Joseph News-Press: I-70 expansion is in state lawmakers’ hands

SNL: Missouri bills aim to rid roads and highways of roadkill

P-D: Fate of drag show measures uncertain after performers testify in Jefferson City (get around stltoday paywall here)

CDT’s Roger McKinney: “Parents’ Bill of Rights” will have Missouri classroom teachers walking on eggshells

P-D letter: Crestwood man says cutting taxes in Missouri will leave state looking like Kansas (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: St. Louis County sexagenarian says parents should know what’s happening with their kids (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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