Sunday, September 24, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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Brownfield Ag News: Hawley drafts bill to address meatpacking industry consolidation

Brownfield Ag News: Missouri congressman wants different disaster relief approach; Alford wants to bring back WHIP+ program

SNL: MoDOT requests Amtrak rail expansion to Springfield, Branson

KC Star’s Kacen Bayless: Why are hundreds of Missourians stuck in jail, not treated for mental health issues? Thoughts from Charlie Shields, state lawmakers, others; Sen. Lincoln Hough [R-Springfield] describes downside of being a low-tax state; SLU junior professor of criminal justice Kenya Brumfield-Young wants state to “triple down” on state spending [avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on AOL here] TKC Told You So: Democratic Prosecutor Mean Jean Peters Baker forgives newsie NFL draft suspects; 40-year-old black grad student and 19-year-old Hispanic given free pass after stealing jerseys at KC’s NFL draft

P-D’s Bill McClellan: Thoughts on Bill Eigel’s flamethrower theme and McClellan’s own book [get around stltoday paywall here]

SNL op-ed: Missouri State University grad student Garrett S. Griffin: Next MSU president must work with state legislators to allow MSU to offer PhDs and law degrees

P-D’s Tony Messenger: Missouri will add mental health workers in jails. It should add hospital beds too. [get around stltoday paywall here]

Columbia Missouria’s Ryleigh Hindle: Congratulations to us for winning Missouri Press Association awards; journalists celebrate content on pro-choice rally, “library bans,” black MU faculty caterwauling, gun-control cartoons, LGBTQIA* advocacy, “long COVID” tales, other social justice heroism archives: Search tag: journalists congratulating themselves

SNL’s Marta Mieze: Congratulations to us for winning Missouri Press Association awards: Pro-choice rally coverage “encapsulates the power of community in collective action”; “history of Springfield’s drag scene” and “experiences of drag communities in rural Missouri”; institutional racism of water infrastructure; Andrew Sullender’s transgender advocacy pieces, before he quit the News-Leader and changed his name to “Amanda”; brave voices fighting Missouri’s book bans; more

Twitter, 6/21/23: Springfield News-Leader reporter Andrew Sullender quits, announces he is now a woman called “Amanda”

Columbia Tribune’s Charles Dunlap: Mid-MO Pridefest celebration: Tribune’s new LGBTQ history series: Sexagenarian recalls Mizzou’s first “queer prom, speaks out against Missouris horrific laws 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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