Tuesday, November 7, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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Missourinet: Eric Schmitt reaches across the aisle to try to help US companies reach space faster

KZRG (Joplin): Hawley provides update on passport delays

St. Louis Public Radio: Roundup of local Israel-Hamas protests

P-D: Video: Pro-Palestine group protests Boeing

P-D’s Joe Holleman: Anti-Cori Bush push poll being conducted in St. Louis; one question involves Bush-Bell-Williams matchup

Southeast Missourian: Rep. Jason Smith calls for defunding colleges over protests; progressive group unhappy

SNL: Evangel, SBU sign letter condemning Hamas, supporting Israel amid war

93.9 The Eagle: Wake Up Mid-Missouri with Stephanie Bell: Trump attorney/GOP AG candidate Will Scharf on St. Louis Israel-Hamas protests (2:05:10); latest on Trump gag order (2:06:45); Cori Bush vs. Wesley Bell vs. Brian Williams (2:08:40); Dean Plocher (2:09:40); more on Trump (2:11:45)

P-D: St. Charles GOP lawmaker Adam Schwadron joins other Republicans calling for new Missouri House speaker

JCNT: State supporting business expansions with incentives

St. Louis Public Radio; Clayco to expand St. Louis-area operations with new building and 400 new jobs; Clayco CEO Bob Clark says Missouri is the “easiest state to do business with”

Fox News (10/7/21): Mini-profile: Clayco CEO Bob Clark contributed more than $137,000 to Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign, contributed $1.6 million to Democratic campaigns in total

JCNT: MoDOT’s “Buckle Up, Phone Down” goes national

KCTV: Missouri sues to stop government from providing abortion pill through mail (link via

SNL: Missouri attorney general ‘on pace’ to clear 2022 Sunshine request backlog by year’s end

Missouri Independent: Missouri-based camp blames its insurance company for withholding info about sexual abuse

Missourinet: Thanks to Rep. Mazzie Boyd (R-Hamilton), Missouri has an Official State Rifle

Missourinet: Is it Missour-EE or Missour-UH? SLU Spanish professor weighs in on how words “roll off the tongue”

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air: Race activists criticize St. Louis University for Jesuits owning slaves in 1800s; group demands its own statue on campus, classroom curriculum “correcting historical narratives” archives: Search tag: still stuck on slavery

KC Star op-ed: Kudos to Missouri AG Andrew Bailey for opposing LGBTQIA* instructional lessons for kindergarteners (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

P-D op-ed: Lift for Life Academy students: Don’t sell marijuana next to our school. 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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