Thursday, August 24, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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KCUR: Up to Date with Steve Kraske: U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver on Trump, urban transportation spending, “affordable housing,” more

Missouri Independent: Missouri voters back Trump, show little middle ground on Hawley, SLU/YouGov poll shows

Missourinet: Jay Nixon explains his work with No Labels group

St. Louis Public Radio: Jason Rosenbaum’s Politically Speaking podcast: Rep. Doug Clemens (D-St. Ann) on Coldwater Creek/radioactive waste issue (3:00); 2023 veto session (19:30); 2024 legislative session and DEI (24:30); initiative petitions (29:45); why Wesley Bell and Karla May identify Lucas Kunce as a soft target (32:30); Crystal Quade’s ability to “do damage” in governor’s race loss (33:30); more

The Missouri Times: Capitol Calendar political events list: Victor Hurlbert for state Senate fundraiser tonight; Next week’s events include Mary Elizabeth Coleman, Bill Allen and Josh Hurlbert, Aaron McMullen, others

Politico Insider: Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) brass back a challenger to one of their own; a peek inside the battle involving Will Scharf, Andrew Bailey and Gov. Parson

93.9 The Eagle: Wake Up Mid-Missouri: AG Andrew Bailey on transgender sex surgery case, Mayor Tishaura Jones’ urban end-run on gun control, more

P-D: Missouri governor blasts St. Louis mayor’s proposed gun ban (get around stltoday paywall here)

Southeast Missourian: Judge from Cape Girardeau one of three nominated for Missouri Supreme Court (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

SNL: Springfield judge among three candidates for Missouri Supreme Court vacancy

Missourinet: Sen. Mary Elizabeth Coleman (R-Arnold) explains changes to welfare benefits

Southeast Missourian: Texting while driving ban takes effect next week; Rep. John Voss (R-Cape Girardeau) says law “an easy way to save lives” (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

Missouri Independent: Commission recommends more leadership opportunities for Missouri teachers

St. Louis Public Radio: Missouri State University education professor, Warren County school superintendent share thoughts on 4-day school weeks

Missouri Independent: More than 170,000 Missouri kids waiting for last summer’s food handouts archive: Search tag: biting the hand that gives handouts

Southeast Missourian: Missouri Public Service Commission issues instructions for dialing new 573 area code (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

KC Star editorial: Need help with Medicaid or kids’ insurance in Missouri? You’ll wait on hold

P-D editorial: Jailing parents for kids’ school absences is counterproductive and wrong (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D op-ed: Ed Martin: Congress is fueling Missouri’s prescription drug epidemic (get around stltoday paywall here)

The Missouri Times op-ed: Rod Jetton: Remembering the longest-serving Sergeant-at-Arms in the Missouri House, Ralph Robinett 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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