Monday, September 4, 2023 – Labor Day – Missouri political news headlines

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Missourinet: U.S. Rep. Mark Alford on farm bill timeline

Dexter Statesman: U.S. Rep. Jason Smith tours Lowery Acres

P-D: Midwest unions fall short of last year’s organizing efforts; Gallup poll shows support for unions down 4% from last year (get around stltoday paywall here)

johncombest_com on Instagram: Cartoon: Labor Day Bash featuring St. Louis Public Radio “guild” and real unions POLITICO piece details Jeff Roe’s plan to undermine Vivek Ramaswamy

Springfield Daily Citizen: John Ashcroft among inductees named to Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame (to avoid Springfield Daily Citizen paywall, open “Incognito” or “Private” window browser, then Google the article title)

Washington Missourian: Local districts wary about four-day school week

P-D editorial: Dems, Republicans let working Americans down; “From focusing on silly gender-pronoun debates to tolerating that bit of political malpractice known as the ‘defund the police’ movement, too many Democrats just can’t seem to keep their eyes on the ball.” (get around stltoday paywall here)

River City Journalism Fund’s Richard Weiss: Empowered by Coldwater Creek blueprint, former residents of North St. Louis City Pruitt-Igoe housing projects seek government payday (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Chesterfield septuagenarian considers Sen. Josh Hawley “a threat and danger to our country’s democracy” (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: St. Louis feminist offended by Bill McClellan’s reference to men’s footraces, complains about “equal pay” and Josh Hawley (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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