Wednesday, October 11, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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KMOX: Dave Glover Show: Rep. Ian Mackey (D-St. Louis) on certain people “in elected office” and “Ivy League institutions” blaming Israel for Hamas attacks (2:30); criticism of U.S. Sen. Eric Schmitt for statement mentioning Barack Obama (5:25); “alluding to” Cori Bush as one of the elected officials blaming Israel (6:15) Kansas City Defender activist blog supports ‘genocidal intentions’ attack of Israel Kansas City Defender blog condemns ‘betrayal’ of black leaders supporting Israel Will Mayor Q denounce anti-Israel activists like KC Tenants?

97.1FM (St. Louis): Mark Reardon Show: U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner on Hamas attacks (5:45); U.S. should be doing “everything we can” to help Israel and “eradicate” Hamas (8:30)

KWTO (Springfield): U.S. Rep. Mark Alford on Jim Jordan vs. Steve Scalise for Speaker of the House (-9:45); Trump visit “disruptive” to Speaker selection process (-7:15); Hamas “terrorists, thugs, savages”, no more “pussyfooting around” about “wiping (Hamas) off the face of the Earth” (-6:00); why Israel needs more money (-5:10)

KWTO: Elijah Haahr Show: Will Scharf on Hamas attacks on Israel (13:20); Springfield pro-Hamas protest (-11:15): Biden’s role in enabling Iran (-9:15); campaign event in Springfield (-8:10)

Missourinet: Sam Graves “extremely disappointed” by McCarthy removal, says Trump endorsement hurts and helps Jim Jordan

SNL: Burlison wants next House speaker to fully fund federal government

St. Louis Public Radio: U.S. Reps. Eric Burlison, Blaine Luetkemeyer on House Speaker election

Brownfield Ag News: University of Missouri’s Scott Brown says federal farm bill delays becoming more problematic

P-D: Top advisor to St. Louis City Mayor Tishaura Jones sued by Metropolitan Sewer District for $5,837; Virvus Jones says COVID pandemic got in the way of paying utility bills (get around stltoday paywall here)

May 2023 text messages: Mayor Jones, top advisors Virvus Jones and Richard Callow on behind-the-scenes efforts to undermine Sen. Steve Roberts (D-St. Louis City), response to GOP Sen. Cindy O’Laughlin’s “crazy” Missouri Times op-ed, more (opens in Microsoft Word)

KSDK’s Mark Maxwell, July 2023: Jones cheers Dem activist mocking Caleb Rowden, wants her team to “troll (Republican) asses” when legislators visit St. Louis City

Southeast Missourian: Deadline drawing closer for Missouri parents to apply for school expense grant (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

Missourinet: Missouri Legislature’s Joint Committee on Agriculture criticizes policies cutting back fertilizer and livestock supply

KSMU: Six cannabis microbusiness licenses issued in the Ozarks

JCNT: MoDOT explores options for Centertown train crossing

CDT: Missouri Department of Conservation already tracking tree color changes

St. Louis Public Radio: Hero profile/event promo: Washington University theatre instructor says her “feelings on queerness present themselves in various, sneaky ways” throughout play

KC Star: Hero profile/event promo: This Kansas City musician is black, gender-fluid and beloved; man with “they/them” pronouns encourages transgenders/queers to be “loud and angry”

P-D editorial: As Israel bravely fights, Missouri politicians cynically score cheap points; Cori Bush, Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt show bad behavior, while “traditional establishment Republican” Ann Wagner shows the right way (get around stltoday paywall here)

JCNT: Gov. Parson and state legislators should reward Lincoln University with more money

The Missouri Times op-ed: Greene County Clerk Shane Schoeller (R): Preserving truth, protecting transparency: Standing against misleading ballot language

P-D’s Tony Messenger: Past MSD rate hikes protected consumers. Why not this time? Latest boondoggle is “a handout to the consultants and construction companies” (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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