Saturday, July 15, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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93.9 The Eagle: Wake Up Mid-Missouri with Stephanie Bell, Marc Ellinger, Brian Hauswirth and John Marsh: Sen. Bill Eigel on Crystal Quade and Mike Kehoe (0:30); veto session and overrides (3:00); GOP Sen. Lincoln Hough’s “boondoggle projects” (4:05); Gov. Parson’s spending (5:15); “center-left coalition” running the “swamp and status quo” (6:45); criticism of Jay Ashcroft’s handling of initiative petitions (8:00); 7th Amendment and addressing criticisms about trial attorney money (9:30); quarterly fundraising total and donor stats (12:00); why he’s the “warrior leader” Missouri needs (13:00)

Southeast Missourian: Jacob Turner to make bid for Holly Thompson Rehder seat (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

KCUR: Up to Date: Dem Reps. Patty Lewis and Jamie Johnson say Missouri voters elect too many men

P-D: Top aide to Missouri attorney general takes job at St. Louis law office; Bill Corrigan headed to Shook, Hardy & Bacon (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missourinet: Last rodeo of Missouri State Fair Director Mark Wolfe

JCNT: Commission prioritizes leadership, mentoring, classroom management in recruiting, retaining Missouri teachers

Washington Missourian: Franklin County Presiding Commissioner Tim Brinker concerned about personal property tax legislation

P-D: Despite signing bill, Missouri governor never funded program probing radioactive waste (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D: Activists want Missouri’s attorney general to jump into St. Louis radioactive waste fight – again (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missouri Independent: Time runs out for Missouri AG to appeal ruling in school mask mandate lawsuit

P-D: St. Louis City aldermen advance open carry crackdown (get around stltoday paywall here)

Southeast Missourian: Drought in all of Southeast Missouri (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

Washington Missourian: Highway 47 in updated state transportation plan

P-D: MoDOT plans briefing Thursday on planned improvements for Page east of I-170 (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D editorial: Courts should settle the issue of health orders now, not during the next crisis. (get around stltoday paywall here)

The Missouri Times op-ed: Former Rep. Jeff Shawan (R-Poplar Bluff): It’s time for Medicare to cover antiobesity medication

Missouri Independent’s Rebecca Rivas: Missouri official vows to conduct survey on cannabis business demographics, addressing fears “that the black community was left out of the burgeoning billion-dollar industry.”

Combest, The Missouri Times, 10/21/21: Missouri media’s top victimhood angle for 2023: “Missouri voters approved recreational marijuana in 2022, but experts are worried that minorities will be left out in the cold.”

Missouri Independents Clara Bates: Missouri has decided to turn down millions in federal food aid for low-income children 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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