Monday, March 6, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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Joplin Globe: Jasper-Newton Lincoln Day dinner kicks off 2024 election cycle for local GOP (get around Joplin Globe paywall here)

This Week in Missouri Politics: Scott Faughn talks with Missouri Farm Bureau President Garrett Hawkins about ag issues, chats with incoming Jefferson City Mayor Ron Fitzwater

JCNT: Gov. Parson to embark on fifth trade mission, headed to Sweden and Germany (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

SNL: Mini-profile: Missouri’s new marijuana czar Amy Moore

The Daily Mail (UK): Red state Republicans could let psilocybin mushrooms turn the tide on veteran suicides; Missouri bill sponsored by “the straight-laced representative Tony Lovasco”

JCNT: Legislature uneasy with MoDOT, seeks to change longstanding funding process (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

P-D: Personal property, grocery tax cuts get second look in Missouri Senate over cost concerns (get around stltoday paywall here)

KWIX 92.5FM/1230AM (Mid-Missouri): Rep. Peggy McGaugh (R-Carrollton) explains bill to provide relief on used car assessed valuation

Missouri Independent: Outrage over proposed Kansas City landfill sets up showdown in Missouri Capitol

P-D editorial: On Sunshine Law, Missouri lawmakers would undo what voters have mandated (get around stltoday paywall here)

Time’s Solcyre Burga: Here’s the status of anti-drag bills across the U.S.; Missouri’s House Bill 1364 does not yet have hearing scheduled

P-D letters: Greendale sexagenarian misses John Danforth; St. Louis County sexagenarian lists grievances with Hawley, including position on Ukraine; Manchester septuagenarian criticizes Sen. Andrew Koenig (R-Manchester) over Cleaner Missouri and Sunshine Law (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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