Friday, October 6, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum: Missouri Dems’ Truman Dinner recap: Democratic National Committee Chairman Jaime Harrison’s pep talk; U.S. Senate candidates sell the dream; more

Spectrum Local News’ Gregg Palermo: Truman Dinner recap: State Rep. Steve Butz [D-St. Louis City] ditches Lucas Kunce for Karla May; Missouri Democratic Party Chairman Russ Carnahan says he’ll find “maybe even some out of the box kind of candidates” to take 2024 statewide losses

St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum, 9/21/23: Rep. Steve Butz [D-St. Louis City] backs Lucas Kunce for U.S. Senate, says competitive primary is not good for Democrats

KC Star: Cori Bush, Emanuel Cleaver call on Mizzou to resume discriminating based on race [avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here]

St. Louis Public Radio: Student loan borrowers unhappy about repaying debt: morbidly obese Caucasoid believes higher education is an entitlement; black BBW surprised her “political science and psychology” degree is useless in the real world

Show Me Missourah: Missouri Supreme Court Chief Justice Mary R. Russell and Clerk of the Missouri Supreme Court Betsy AuBuchon [Part 2 of 2]

Southeast Missourian’s Jeff Long: Holly Thompson Rehder holds large fundraising edge for state’s No. 2 job; no mention of Dean Plocher or Rehder’s own “Southern Drawl PAC” [get around Southeast Missourian paywall here]

johncombest_com on Twitter, January 2022: How to report quarterly campaign finance numbers, a haiku tip for rookie #moleg reporters

P-D: Tax dispute between Missouri counties, legal cannabis industry heads to court [get around stltoday paywall here]

Southeast Missourian: Missouri AG Andrew Bailey asks Tyson Foods to sell Dexter plant [get around Southeast Missourian paywall here]

Missourinet: Missouri Department of Higher Ed and Workforce Development’s Tim Dunville on state efforts to help Tyson workers

JCNT: State employees pitch wellness service at annual competition

Missourinet: Missouri’s Drought Assessment Committee wants governor to extend executive order on drought

Joplin Globe: State not studying possibility of Joplin train service [get around Joplin Globe paywall here]

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis County Council will again debate freezing property taxes for seniors

P-D: St. Louis Chess, silent for ‘too long’ after sex assault claims, hires Husch Blackwell’s Catherine Hanaway [get around stltoday paywall here]

Missouri Independent: Missouri lawmakers push for study of Lincoln University funding inequity

P-D’s Michele Munz: New RSV immunizations for infants and “pregnant people” hard to come by as season starts [get around stltoday paywall here] UPDATE: Post-Dispatch changes headline from “pregnant people” to “pregnant women”; changes article references from “pregnant people” to “pregnant women” hat tip: Gregg Keller archives: search tag: journalists using stilted language to avoid using the word “woman”

P-D: Come get your free COVID-19 vaccine; “clinics will serve all residents, regardless of their ability to pay” [get around stltoday paywall here]

St. Louis Public Radio: New COVID-19 vaccines arriving, but some in St. Louis region have trouble finding them; University City woman angry at Biden Administration for acknowledging end of “pandemic”

Joplin Globe editorial: ‘Information vacuum’ left when newspapers die [get around Joplin Globe paywall here]

P-D editorial: City property tax freeze must not become charity for mansion dwellers [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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