Saturday, September 30, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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Missourinet: Hawley calls pending government shutdown ‘stupid’

KMOV’s Joe McLean: Congressional delegation weighs in on House spending vote; comments from Mark Alford, Eric Burlison, Emanuel Cleaver, Blaine Leutkemeyer [sic]”

States Newsroom, via Missouri Independent: Burlison, Bush and Cleaver oppose House GOP one-month spending plan

States Newsroom, via Missouri Independent: St. Louis City child care operator wants to keep getting “pandemic”-era federal money; Sens. Bernie Sanders [I-Vt.] and Patty Murray [D-Wash.] want to save children from “funding cliff” archives: Search tag: Biting the hand that gives handouts

KOMU, via Columbia Missourian: Agencies answer questions about government shutdown and entitlement freebies

Fox4 KC: KC federal employees brace for shutdown [link via]

Missourinet: NBC reporter presses Jason Smith on Hunter Biden timeline

Missourinet: U.S. House committee approves Ann Wagner bill on rape evidence backlog

KCUR: Up to Date with Steve Kraske: U.S. civilians own an estimated 20 million AR-15s; Wall Street Journal reporters explain “why it is an attractive rifle to mass shooters in America”

P-D: Missouri AFL-CIO President Jake Hummel blast Josh Hawley over UAW strike posturing [get around stltoday paywall here]

johncombest_com on Instagram: Reel: Revenge of the #mogov Nerds

Missourinet: Ashcroft appeals court’s ruling on proposed abortion vote

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis judge blocks Jackson County prosecutor’s entry into abortion lawsuit

P-D: St. Louis charter group wins $35 million grant to open new schools across Missouri [get around stltoday paywall here]

Missouri Independent: Advocacy group tells feds Missouri’s proposed disability changes could violate law

KCUR: Up to Date with Steve Kraske: Evergy Chief Customer Officer Chuck Caisley explains new time-based electricity rates

Washington Missourian: Gov. Jay Nixon attends inaugural Rock Island Summit

Southeast Missourian: MoDOT’s Highway 61 work in Jackson starts Monday [get around Southeast Missourian paywall here]

P-D: Teen charged in burglary where F-150 smashed into marijuana dispensary; 17-year-old Jennings scholar Donnell Helslip-Hill stole more than $25k from Florissant dispensary [get around stltoday paywall here]

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air: A trip to the prairie connects young black artists to nature

Combest, The Missouri Times, 8/7/23: “Thank God that state-affiliated media isn’t a meritocracy, or [Jason] Rosenbaum might be hosting [St. Louis on the Air] episodes on ankle bracelets making immigrants’ hair fall out or the institutional racism of public toilets.”

P-D’s Michelle Munz: Missouri a leader in residents rejecting the COVID vaccine; only 15% received last fall’s “booster” product [get around stltoday paywall here]

Joplin Globe editorial: National Newspaper Week: Healthy communities need healthy newspapers [get around Joplin Globe paywall here]

Joplin Globe op-ed: Sen. Eric Schmitt: Biden administration policies responsible for inflation [get around Joplin Globe paywall here]

P-D’s Jane Henderson: “Banned Books Week” promo; Free speech heroines stand up to hate groups like Moms for Liberty; Sex instruction book for kids “a target in the St. Charles City-County Library” [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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