Sunday, July 9, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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P-D’s Austin Huguelet: Another St. Louis-area Democrat is running for Josh Hawley’s U.S. Senate seat; Sen. Karla May announces bid at Mound City Bar Association dinner (get around stltoday paywall here)

Spectrum Local News (Charter Communications): Sen. Karla May (D-St. Louis City) confirms U.S. Senate run

KC Star: Top Missouri Democrat Crystal Quade launches campaign to become first female governor (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here) Show-Me Rep. Crystal Quade guv kick-off OR Missouri Dems abandon black vote again; settling for Crystal Quade reveals Dems exceptionally weak bench

SNL: Springfield Rep. Crystal Quade launches 2024 campaign for governor

Missouri Independent: House superminority leader launches campaign for Missouri governor

P-D: House superminority leader releases video announcing Missouri governor run; Crystal Quade emphasizes abortion rights, criticizes Jay Ashcroft (get around stltoday paywall here)

August 2019: P-D: Democrat releases video announcing Missouri governor run; Nicole Galloway’s path to victory paved by support for abortion rights, criticizing establishment politicians

johncombest_com on Instagram (4/7/23): Reel: Governor Crystal Quade, Peter Merideth and those dang lawmakers running for higher office

P-D: St. Louis mayor calls release of controversial texts an ‘honest mistake’ (get around stltoday paywall here)

Washington Missourian: Area school districts want more state funding; State Board of Education Chairman Charlie Shields, Rep. Brad Pollitt (R-Sedalia) on funding formula and “blue-ribbon commission”

JCNT: End of affirmative action has little effect on Missouri institutions

St. Joseph News-Press: Gov. Parson’s veto doesn’t dim prospects for Discovery Center

P-D: Gov. Mike Parson names UFO capitals in Missouri after famed 1973 sightings (get around stltoday paywall here)

Southeast Missourian editorial: 12 new citizens demonstrate the promise of America (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

P-D editorial: Online lies need to be confronted, but government involvement is problematic (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star editorial: Ruling in Missouri case against Biden shows why protecting disinformation is dangerous (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

P-D’s Tony Messenger: St. Louis has to fix its 911 system but Missouri’s rural-urban divide doesn’t help (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D’s Ethan Colbert: Missouri pastors face ‘heartbreaking’ splits in Methodist churches over LGBTQ issues (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star letter: Septuagenarian man, who chooses to live in Kansas, says media should be harder on Josh Hawley (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News 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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