Saturday, July 22, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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Missourinet: Hawley votes against Dems’ Supreme Court bill

93.9 The Eagle: Wake Up Mid-Missouri with Stephanie Bell, Brian Hauswirth, John Marsh, and Hannah Adkisson: U.S. Rep. Mark Alford on Israel president’s visit and some Democrats’ alleged anti-Semitism (-13:30); Jennifer Bukowsky talks about getting her name on Fox News last winter (-12:00); focus returns to guest Mark Alford to discuss China (-10:30); Farm Bill listening session at Missouri State Fair (-8:45); drought (-7:45)

States Newsroom, via Missouri Independent: Federal aviation bill passed by U.S. House, with boost for smaller airports; Sam Graves’ provisions meant to boost air service in rural America

KC Star: Capitol riot series: Jefferson County man charged with four misdemeanor counts; offensive behavior includes “parading, demonstrating or picketing in a Capitol building,” other wild insurrectionist activities (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

P-D: Boeing wants to build new aerospace programs in St. Louis County, add 500 jobs; Missouri Department of Economic Development says it can’t comment on ongoing project (get around stltoday paywall here)

Spectrum Local News’ Gregg Palermo: Campaign notebook: Hawley on Coldwater Creek; Gabe Gore’s re-election; Matt Blunt portrait unveiling

93.9 The Eagle: Wake Up Mid-Missouri with Stephanie Bell, Brian Hauswirth, John Marsh and Hannah Adkisson: Gov. Matt Blunt on best memories as governor (1:15); Second Amendment (3:30); President Biden’s cognitive and speech decline (4:30); role of governor in mediating legislative disputes (5:40)

93.9 The Eagle: Wake Up Mid-Missouri: Rep. Jim Schulte (R-New Bloomfield) on potential veto overrides and whether the Senate “has the heart” to override vetoes (4:50); predictions for next session and the problem with personal property tax legislation (8:25)

SNL: Missouri Supreme Court orders AG to stop delaying abortion-rights amendment

Southeast Missourian: Cannabis industry blooming in state, Southeast region (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

P-D: Missouri health department lacks current data on fish near Weldon Spring site (get around stltoday paywall here)

JCNT: MoDOT continues efforts to improve recruiting

KSMU: Drought conditions in Missouri have eased up slightly

Washington Missourian: Franklin County assisting St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office

P-D editorial: Francis Howell’s removal of an anti-racism statement sends a disturbing message; “right-wing activists” have been too successful in recent elections (get around stltoday paywall here)

Huffington Post’s Lee Moran: Former Sen. Claire McCaskill goes scorched Earth on ‘little, lily-livered’ Republicans (link via

Southeast Missourian op-ed: Charleston, Mo. pharmacist Richard Logan: Missouri delegation should support legislation to fund pharmacist services (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

P-D letter: St. Charles man says Gov. Parson acts intentionally to hurt urban areas (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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