Tuesday, March 21, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

Published in Missouri Political News - Daily Headlines. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Jessica Pabst obituary, with Thursday’s service and celebration info

From Friday: Husch Blackwell Strategies establishes Jessica Pabst Memorial Fund on GoFundMe – donate here (link via Stephanie Bell on Instagram)

From Friday: Amber Watson organizes Meal Train for Jessica Pabst’s family – sign up or donate here (link via Scott Faughn on Twitter)

Combest, The Missouri Times, 3/13/22: Campaign Supernovas: How to handle premature political deaths

KC Star: President Biden signs Josh Hawley’s bill to declassify intelligence on COVID-19 origins (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

States Newsroom, via Missouri Independent: Biden signs Josh Hawley bill declassifying information on the origin of COVID-19

P-D: Missouri’s congressional delegation sends money home, demands COVID facts; briefs on Hawley, Cori Bush, Ann Wagner (get around stltoday paywall here)

AP: How Claire McCaskill helped Republicans and lobbyists water down banking regulations

KC Star’s Daniel Desrochers: As Republicans downplay Jan. 6 violence, Missouri man’s case tests argument in court (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

P-D: Feds want to test for nuclear waste near Coldwater Creek at St. Louis County park (get around stltoday paywall here)

The Missouri Times: Rizzo honored as Statesman of the Year

St. Louis Public Radio: Russ Carnahan picked to lead Missouri Democratic Party out of electoral wilderness

Eagle 93.9FM (Mid-Missouri): Wake Up Mid-Missouri: Missouri Education Commissioner Dr. Margie Vandeven discusses annual performance reports

KWIX 92.5FM/1230AM (Mid-Missouri): Rep. Adrian Plank (D-Columbia) explains why he opposes initiative petition changes

Missouri Independent: Missouri House approves sports wagering bill favored by casinos, sports teams

Fox 2 (St. Louis): Missouri House moves one step closer to legalizing sports betting

P-D: Sports betting legislation advances in Missouri House (get around stltoday paywall here)

Columbia Missourian: House passes sports wagering bill

JCNT: Support building for Missouri lawmakers to pass sex-change protections for minors

Columbia Missourian: Rally to protect minors from transgender surgeries and puberty blockers draws more than 150 to Capitol

St. Louis Public Radio’s Sarah Kellogg: The filibustering over legislation targeting transgender minors continues in Senate

P-D: Democrats use overnight filibuster in bid to block GOP limits on transgender surgeries, puberty blockers (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri Independent: Democrats once again filibuster ban on transsexual surgeries and puberty blockers for minors

SNL: Missouri AG issues regulations on transsexual surgeries and puberty blockers for minors as legislature debates ban

St. Louis Public Radio: Missouri attorney general issues rules to protect kids from gender surgeries, hormones

P-D: Missouri AG announces rule to protect minors from transgender surgeries (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star’s Kacen Bayless: Missouri AG Andrew Bailey announces rules targeting gender-affirming care for minors (avoid KC Star paywall by reading syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

Columbia Missourian: Bill from Rep. Doug Richey (RExcelsior Springs) prohibiting discriminatory diversity statements passes committee

KC Star: Highway funding fight could run MO Gov. Parson’s I-70 expansion plan off the road

SNL: With COVID pandemic long gone, telehealth won’t change much for Medicare, MO HealthNet

St. Louis Public Radio: Underused loan programs in Missouri could help farmers fight inflation; comments from MASBDA’s Jacob Stoehr

P-D: GOP lawmakers aim to restore sunshine after Parson closes off contracting records (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star editorial: Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt are still all-in for Donald Trump. And the rule of law? (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

KC Star editorial: Missouri Republicans are sending a message: We don’t want diversity in public colleges (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

SE Missourian editorial: In celebration of Southeast Missouri State’s sesquicentennial (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

P-D editorial: How the St. Charles County Republican Central Committee banished a nonpartisan school board opponent for just $1,500 (get around stltoday paywall here)

The Missouri Times op-ed: Sen. Rick Brattin (R-Harrisonville): The Federal Implementation Plan threatens to raise rates and give regulating power to Washington D.C.

Missouri Independent’s Allison Kite: Missouri utilities back bills to reestablish monopoly on transmission projects

Missouri Independent op-ed: Pro-choice activist Jamie Corley: Missouri AG Andrew Bailey must make a tough decision on protecting life John Combest: Stalking, Harassment, Internet Trolling: A Guide to Recovering and Rebuilding After Online Attacks – available TODAY in paperback and Amazon Kindle

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