Sunday, February 19, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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KWIX 92.5FM/1230AM (Mid-Missouri): Missouri Pork Expo to feature Missouri DNR’s Heather Peters, much more; overview from Missouri Pork’s Don Nikodim

JCNT: Police chief encourages education on Amendment 3’s marijuana regulations (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

JCNT: Profile: Missouri Department of Higher Education Interim Commissioner Leroy Wade (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

P-D editorial: Menstrual-tracking from Missouri to Virginia underscores bizarre extremes in abortion debate (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D’s Kevin McDermott: Call to action: Contact Rep. Alex Riley (R-Springfield) and fight back against Jay Ashcroft’s proposed library content standards (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star’s Kacen Bayless: Exposing Missouri’s racist Republicans: Democrats learn of House schedule updates “at last minute,” have amendments stripped in committee, other unprecedented and harrowing legislative atrocities KC Star “racism” review: Rather than celebrating accomplishments, acknowledging hard fought progress over history . . . black legislators turn their story into a tragic tale of victimization. Former KC Star reporter Mary Sanchez now serves as Kansas City immigrant rights advocate

P-D letters: Webster Groves sexagenarian criticizes Sen. Rick Brattin (R-Harrisonville) over initiative petition changes; St. Charles woman supports Gov. Parson’s plan to spend more on early education; Maplewood man opposes trans activists’ push to “medicalize girls simply for playing with trucks or boys who want to wear dresses” (get around stltoday paywall here)

SNL letters: Missouri State University professor criticizes GOP Reps. Alex Riley and Melanie Stinnett for initiative petition changes; Alzheimer’s Association volunteer wants increased funding for grants; Springfield septuagenarian criticizes Missouri Republicans for IP changes John Combest: Stalking, Harassment, Internet Trolling: A Guide to Recovering and Rebuilding After Online Attacks – available in paperback and Amazon Kindle

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