Monday, February 27, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

Published in Missouri Political News - Daily Headlines. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Trim Jeff Roe predicts GOP contest betwixt former Prez Trump & Florida Guv DeSantis

P-D: Congresswoman Cori Bush of St. Louis marries member of campaign security team (get around stltoday paywall here)

States Newsroom’s Ariana Figueroa, via Missouri Independent: MOHELA would lose revenue under Biden’s student loan bailout; why student loan concepts like “borrowing” and “interest” are racist against blacks

This Week in Missouri Politics: Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer (R-Parkville) talks with Scott Faughn about the state’s Kim Gardner intervention (0:55), sportsbook (6:00), protecting girls’ sports (8:15), 2024 statewide run (10:10); panel of Reps. Ashley Aune (D-Kansas City) and Dan Houx (R-Warrensburg) and Jackson County Democrats’ Geoff Gerling on state employee pay raise (13:50), Washington University Transgender Center whistleblower and boys playing girls’ sports (15:50); sportsbook (24:00); who won the week: KCI visitors, Jon Patterson, Pat Thomas, Tishaura Jones (26:55)

johncombest_com on Instagram: Ozzie Smith, Vince Coleman, Willie McGee, Mike Claiborne enjoy This Week in Missouri Politics in 1987

Fox 2 St. Louis: Hancock & Kelley on Kim Gardner: Democratic campaign consultant Mike Kelley on Gardner: “That wasn’t a press conference … she wanted to turn it into a circus” (4:00); “We have a mayor (Tishaura Jones) … and a congresswoman in Cori Bush, who all buy into this same thought process” (11:45); “a couple of short years ago” Megan Green led a mob that vandalized Mayor Lyda Krewsons house, but where is Green today? (12:00)

johncombest_com on Twitter: Washington University Medical School on Wuhan lab leak, June 2020: “On social media, unfounded rumors and conspiracies abound about the origins of the virus … some claim the virus is a bioweapon that was created in a lab in Wuhan, China. But Washington University’s David Wang who studies viruses says that’s extremely unlikely.”

Fox News’ Fox and Friends: Rep. Ben Baker (R-Neosho): Woke prosecutors should ‘never’ have a place in our justice system

KC Star: Lawmakers say tax credits could lure films, TV shows to Missouri. Critics say it’s a waste (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on AOL here)

JCNT: State lawmakers looking to improve Sunshine Law (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

Missouri Independent: Bill carving some legislative records out of Missouri Sunshine Law advances in Senate

Harvest Public Media, via St. Louis Public Radio: A Missouri study on bald eagles and turbines aims to find how birds and wind energy can co-exist

JCNT: Urban students to skip school for Capitol gun-control rally (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

johncombest_com on Instagram: Let’s go fig-leafing with AG Andrew Bailey and assorted Caucasoid men

KC Star editorial: Missouri could do right by pregnant mothers. Don’t let abortion politics mess it up (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on AOL here)

Missouri Independent op-ed: Jeff Smith: Debate over minors carrying guns has implications beyond the Missouri House

AP’s Andrew DeMillo: Trans people face ‘horrifying’ rhetoric at statehouses; “transgender and nonbinary” activist says Missouri lawmakers scared it so badly it’s not testifying again

Politico Magazine’s Kathy Gilsinan: Hero profile: Sen. Greg Razer (D-Kansas City)

P-D letters: Florissant sexagenarian says Kim Gardner should be long gone; St. Louis sexagenarian says Tony Messenger hypocritical about Kim Gardner and courts; self-described “lesbian and a liberal progressive” defends Washington University whistleblower; St. Louis man wants red-flag gun law; Maplewood woman wants Medicaid expanded for new mothers; Clayton woman thinks gun buybacks and higher taxes will help fix urban criminal behavior (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

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