Wednesday, September 13, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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Southeast Missourian: Local experts weigh in on state and local unemployment data, Bidenflation and “soft landing” storytelling (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

johncombest_com: Veto session special: When John updates the website before 7 a.m.

This Week in Missouri Politics Mid-Week Update: Scott Faughn and Rep. Cameron Parker (R-Campbell) discuss roasters’ performance at 30 Under 30 event (0:30); Parker’s impressions of her first session (3:00); thoughts on Speaker Designee Jon Patterson (4:30); much more

The Missouri Times Capitol Calendar: 8 events today: Denny Hoskins breakfast, Mary Elizabeth Coleman breakfast, more

SNL: Missouri Chamber of Commerce endorses Mike Kehoe for governor in 2024

KC Star: Missouri Chamber of Commerce endorses Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe in race for governor in 2024 (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

P-D: Trump campaign blasts fundraising efforts for Missouri candidate for governor Bill Eigel (get around stltoday paywall here)

KWTO: The Elijah Haahr Show: Gregg Keller on Donald Trump cease-and-desist order sent to Bill Eigel (-14:30); Trump team’s multi-pronged threat against Eigel (-12:20); assessing Eigel’s response (-11:35); RGK’s relationship with Trump (-9:45); assessment of GOP presidential primary field (-8:15); who will replace Joe Biden as Dems’ nominee (-7:00); Elijah’s opinion on Eigel and Targeted Victory (-5:30); Eigel’s campaign as “a bad version of an Amway scheme from the ’80s” and whether Eigel will even file for governor (-2:45)

AP: Missouri’s pro sports teams push to get legal sports gambling on 2024 ballot

Columbia Missourian: Nick Knoth takes new job as state-level lobbyist for Missouri Realtors

Southeast Missourian: SEMO graduate student handed gun control subsidy; double minority scores free trip to D.C. from Gabbie Giffords group (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

JCNT: New appointment gives women Missouri Supreme Court majority

AP: Missouri governor appoints appeals court judge to the state Supreme Court

Missourinet: Missouri Supreme Court judge chosen, with women making up the majority

P-D: Video: Missouri governor names new state Supreme Court justice

Southeast Missourian: Gov. Parson chooses Supreme Court judge; Michael Gardner, appellate justice, not picked (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

St. Louis Public Radio: Missouri appellate judge Kelly Broniec appointed to state Supreme Court

KC Star; Women will make up majority of Missouri Supreme Court after Gov. Parson announces pick (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

Missouri Independent: Former prosecutor picked to fill Missouri Supreme Court vacancy

P-D: Video: Gov. Mike Parson discusses his budget vetoes and the Legislature’s veto session

KWTO: Rep. Brian Seitz (R-Branson) talks with Cass Bowen Anderson about IP process changes and why they matter

St. Louis Public Radio: MO Children’s Division leaders hope to clear St. Louis-area abuse and neglect backlog in a year

P-D: State education officials to ask for more school funding as student attendance declines (get around stltoday paywall here)

KOMU, via Columbia Missourian: State education board addresses teacher retention with legislative priorities

Washington Missourian: Senior tax freeze discussion heats up in Franklin County after St. Charles County vote

Columbia Missourian: Olds discuss ageism at annual Show-Me Summit

Missouri Independent: Evergy asks Missouri regulators to let customers opt out of time-of-use pricing

Washington Missourian: Deer season changes mean more hunting, state says

KC Star editorial: COVID is rising in Kansas City. Now’s no time for Eric Schmitt and others to stoke anti-vax fears (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

JCNT editorial: Capitol Commission pushes pause on renovations

P-D’s Joe Holleman: Wesley Bell’s U.S. Senate run makes his prosecutor’s office press releases sound like “Miss Manners meets Captain Obvious” (get around stltoday paywall here)

Southeast Missourian B Magazine op-ed: Jim Dufek: Revival of film tax incentive on ‘Gone Girl’ 10-year anniversary (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

P-D’s Tony Messenger: New public defender standards should reduce caseloads in Missouri, nation (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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