Monday, May 29, 2023 – Memorial Day – Missouri political news headlines

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The Hill: On “Meet the Press,” Roy Blunt says Merrick Garland confirmation would’ve been ‘mistake for him and for the country’

NBC News on YouTube: Roy Blunt on “Meet the Press”

Brownfield Ag News: New or updated foreign ag land ownership laws pass in eight states – but not Missouri

Joplin Globe: Funding for states’ “affordable” housing depends on political whims; a brief look at Missouri’s status (get around Joplin Globe paywall here)

Missouri Independent: Appeals court says government-funded nonprofit not subject to Missouri Sunshine Law

johncombest_com on Twitter: Missouri Independent and “Tan Terra [sic]” Update: Missouri Independent makes correction, refuses to acknowledge error

Missourinet: Missouri State Parks Director David Kelly on camping best practices

P-D editorial: When Schmitt and Hawley needed a hero, Ken Paxton, alleged crook, was their man. (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D editorial: Mayor’s order of support for trans citizens contrasts with the state’s cruelty; state lawmakers also wrong on Second Amendment Preservation Act (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri Independent op-ed: Phill Brooks: The dysfunctional Missouri Senate

Washington Missourian’s Geoff Folsom: Let Missourians gamble (or not)

P-D letters: Chesterfield septuagenarian disagrees with state legislation to protect girls’ sports; Citizens for Modern Transit CEO Kim Cella cheers state spending on transit (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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