Tuesday, April 25, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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KSGF (Springfield); Nick Reed Show: U.S. Rep. Eric Burlison on debt ceiling (12:45); Preview of Christian County Lincoln Days on Saturday (3:30)

Southeast Missourian: Photo: U.S. Rep. Jason Smith meets with local business leaders

KC Star: White House pushes back after Gov. Parson accuses Biden of politicizing Ralph Yarl shooting (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

KCUR: Up to Date with Steve Kraske: How Missouri’s ‘castle doctrine’ may be central to the Ralph Yarl case

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air: St. Louis asylum seekers complain about being monitored; foreigner says ankle bracelet made her hair fall out

P-D’s Kurt Erickson: Missouri House dumps bid from “Rep. Cindi [sic] Buchheit-Courtway” to reinstate presidential primary election (get around stltoday paywall here)

Columbia Missourian: Presidential primary rejected in surprise House vote

KWIX 92.5FM/1230AM (Mid-Missouri): Rep. Tim Taylor (R-Bunceton) supports Senate’s I-70 expansion plan

P-D: Missouri lawmakers could erase St. Louis’ residency requirement for city workers (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missourinet: Missouri inches closer to restricting four-day school weeks

Springfield Daily Citizen: White males need not apply: MSU President Clif Smart says lessons learned from small-biz boot camp for “BIPOC and/or women” (get around Springfield Daily Citizen paywall here)

KC Star: ‘They’re not educating’: Missouri board closes Kansas City’s Genesis charter school (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

JCNT: Missouri lawmakers consider incentives for internships, apprenticeships

JCNT: Supporters rally to get hands-free driving bill across finish line

P-D: Missouri AG investigates attempt to ‘hack’ transgender tip line (get around stltoday paywall here)

KCUR: Transgenders want Kansas City to become a ‘safe haven’ in defiance of Missouri laws

AP: ACLU sues to block Missouri rule on transgender health care

P-D: ACLU sues to block Missouri rule on transsexual health care (get around stltoday paywall here)

SNL: Lambda Legal, ACLU of Missouri and Bryan Cave Leighton LLP seek to block Bailey rule on transsexual surgeries and hormones

St. Louis Public Radio: Lawsuit seeks to halt Missouri attorney general’s rules on gender-affirming care

Missouri Independent: Former employee of St. Louis transgender clinic reaffirms allegations of misconduct

Missouri Independent: Lawsuit seeks to block Missouri attorney general restrictions on transgender health care

KC Star: ‘Unprecedented and extreme.’ Civil rights groups sue to block Missouri restrictions on transsexual surgeries and hormones (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

P-D: Another St. Louis judge files to hold Kim Gardner in contempt of court (get around stltoday paywall here)

St. Louis Public Radio: Kim Gardner avoids contempt for prosecutor no-show at murder trial

P-D editorial: Angry there’s no legal sports betting in Missouri? Blame illegal video gaming. (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D editorial: Bailey tries but fails to defend his draconian restriction on transgender medical care (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri Independent op-ed: Mizzou freshman Cristal Sanchez: Migrados Unidos protest highlights use of ankle monitors, passport confiscation for asylum seekers

The Missouri Times op-ed: Jack Oliver: With little debate, Republicans are on the brink of repealing their own criminal justice improvements. Don’t do it.

Columbia Missourian oped: State Treasurer Vivek Malek: Missouri DEI changes will cut waste, promote academic freedom on campus

Columbia Missourian op-ed: Rep. Jo Doll (D-Webster Groves) legislative aide Brandon Hemmelgarn (‘they/them”): Missouri AG Andrew Bailey is cruel, and trying to be like Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt

KC Star op-ed: Woman who runs consulting group for “minority, woman-owned, veteran and LGBTQ+ businesses and organizations”: United WE women’s group helped achieve “equal pay,” etc.

Joplin Globe unsigned op-ed: GOP Sen. Jill Carter trying to divide rural and urban Missourians (get around Joplin Globe paywall here)

P-D’s Tony Messenger: Kim Gardner drives the judicial bus over her employees and into the ditch (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Manchester septuagenarian says pro-gun state legislators make him feel “upset and angry” (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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