Saturday, February 11, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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P-D: Missouri’s Josh Hawley seeks age limit on social media (get around stltoday paywall here) John Combest: Stalking, Harassment, Internet Trolling: A Guide to Recovering and Rebuilding After Online Attacks – available in paperback and Amazon Kindle

KC Star: Emanuel Cleaver backs Chiefs in bet with White House statement reader Karine Jean-Pierre (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on AOL here)

SNL: Greene County Clerk Shane Schoeller running for Missouri secretary of state

Springfield Daily Citizen: Greene County Clerk Shane Schoeller to run for secretary of state in 2024 (get around Springfield Daily Citizen paywall here)

Missouri Independent: As Missouri Republicans gather in Springfield, 2024 primary fights begin piling up

P-D: Jamie Reed explains why she went public with her allegations about youth sterilizations and chop-top surgeries at a St. Louis transgender clinic (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D: Report on St. Louis transgender center could propel measures limiting treatments (get around stltoday paywall here)

AP: Missouri officials investigate clinic that provides “gender affirming care”

Fox 2 St. Louis: “Parents’ Bill of Rights” moves forward

P-D: As lawmakers debate raises for state workers, Missouri still outsourcing some jobs (get around stltoday paywall here)

KWIX 92.5FM/1230AM (Mid-Missouri): Rooted 242 ribbon cutting on Monday; Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe, Sen. Cindy O’Laughlin (R-Shelbina), Reps. Ed Lewis (R-Moberly) and Hannah Kelly (R-Mountain Grove) to attend

JCNT: Senate bill seeks to relax health insurance rules for farmers (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

Missourinet: Rep. Michael O’Donnell (R-Oakville) explains car sales tax legislation

JCNT: MoDOT to pay overtime to remove deer, debris from roads (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

CDT: MoDOT highlights Rocheport bridge progress for Columbia REDI

Missouri Independent: Missouri judge orders steps to avoid waiting lists for public defenders

AP: Judge to rule Tuesday on Missouri murderer’s conviction

P-D: Judge scheduled to free murderer Lamar Johnson on Tuesday afternoon (get around stltoday paywall here)

Joplin Globe editorial: Kill bills on the initiative petition process (get around Joplin Globe paywall here)

JCNT editorial: Missouri should know odds before betting on Indian casino (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

State’s Newsroom’s Jennifer Shutt, via Missouri Independent: Missouri’s brief alleges that medication abortions, which have been used for more than two decades, ‘are much riskier than surgical abortions’

Joplin Globe op-ed: League of Women Voters septuagenarian opposes Republicans’ initiative petition improvements (get around Joplin Globe paywall here)

P-D letters: Shrewsbury man says GOP legislators will drive teachers out of Missouri; Eureka man calls conservative women of color “puppets”; O’Fallon octogenarian wants property tax breaks to be based on wealth; Louisiana sexagenarian opposes initiative petition changes (get around stltoday paywall here)

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