Thursday, April 13, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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KC Star’s Kacen Bayless: Jackson County GOP to host “far-right conspiracy theorist” Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

KCUR: Up to Date with Steve Kraske: U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver calls for return of Clinton-era “assault weapons” ban

Marble Hill Banner Press: Tornado sirens sparse in small, rural communities; U.S. Rep. Jason Smith listens to concerns (get around Marble Hill Banner Press paywall here)

Marble Hill Banner Press: FEMA: Glen Allen not eligible to receive funding after tornado (get around Marble Hill Banner Press paywall here)

KWIX 92.5FM/1230AM (Mid-Missouri): Congress changes meal and rental reimbursements for members; thoughts from U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer

This Week in Missouri Politics Mid-Week Update: Scott Faughn talks with St. Louis County Police Association’s Matt Crecelius about Connie Cierpiot (2:00), urban criminals invading safe areas around the St. Louis metro area (4:15), much more

Columbia Missourian: Missouri farm net income projected to decrease in 2023

Washington Missourian: Cannabis sales expected to top $1 billion statewide

Missourinet: Rep. Kurtis Gregory (R-Marshall) sponsors bill to regulate THC

P-D: Missouri Senate panels hear testimony on minimum ages for carrying guns, empowering school personnel to carry (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri Independent: Missouri House hearing on ‘parents bill of rights’ centers on diversity education

Missourinet: Bill from Rep. Ian Mackey (D-St. Louis County) would limit some out-of-school suspensions for students through third grade

P-D: Bill passes to give Missourians physical therapy without a doctor’s note (get around stltoday paywall here)

SNL’s Andrew Sullender: Debate over protecting minors from transsexual surgeries features debate between GOP Sen. Mike Moon and Dem Rep. “Peter Meredith [sic]”

KC Star’s Kacen Bayless: Debate over targeting transgender kids features debate between Sen. Mike Moon of “Springfield [sic]” and Dem Rep. “Peter Meredith [sic]” (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

johncombest_com on Instagram, January 2023: Objective, unbiased media agrees: Missouri Republicans guilty of targeting.

SNL: Missouri Department of Conservation hopes spring turkey hunting season improves for Ozarks hunters

Missourinet: Missouri DNR promotes annual photo contest

P-D editorial: With strong Second Amendment protections, Missouri Republicans “give self-styled Rambos legal footing” (get around stltoday paywall here)

Washington Missourian editorial: Legislature should pass child care tax credits

The Missouri Times op-ed: Kirksville Regional Economic Development’s Carolyn Chrisman: Rural Missouri needs investment to solve child care crisis

St. Louis Public Radio’s Chad Davis: Why Missouri needs to increase state child care subsidies

Joplin Globe op-ed: Former Sen. Gary Nodler (R-Joplin): Globe editorial wrong about movie tax credits

Columbia Missourian’s Steve Spellman: Thoughts on 2023 legislation: I-70 widening, state employee pay, grocery tax, child care tax credits, state income tax, sports betting and VLTs, more

Columbia Missourian’s Evy Lewis: Teachers and people of color provide consistent and vocal opposition to “Parents’ Bill of Rights”

Harvest Public Media’s Eva Tesfaye, sponsored by Report for America: Environmental Working Group complains about Mississippi River Basin funding, wants more taxpayer dollars spent on “climate-smart” programs

P-D letter: Washington University associate professor opposes petition initiative changes (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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