Wednesday, November 8, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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The Hill: After House censures Tlaib for Israel criticism, Cori Bush poses with Tlaib, AOC and Ilhan Omar

KSDK: Social justice groups, “Progressive Jews of St. Louis” sign letter in support of Cori Bush

P-D: Wesley Bell absent from hearing where his staff were grilled about new cars, outside jobs

CDT’s Charles Dunlap: Mizzou Young Democratic Socialists of America lead effort to make Columbia a sanctuary city; “positive actions likely will put a target on Columbia from the General Assembly and Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey”; “People are moving away from the community and state due to the statewide legislation”

johncombest_com on Instagram, January 2023: Objective, unbiased media agrees: Missouri Republicans guilty of targeting.

Combest, The Missouri Times, 8/7/23: “Takeaway: When you see another ‘transgender heroes threaten to leave Missouri’ headline, don’t just chuckle and keep scrolling … of the tiny minority of transformers/stage moms that follow through on their threats to leave Missouri, what exactly helped them take that final step to leave our state?”

Missouri Independent: Democrat leaves ethics inquiry into Dean Plocher to avoid conflict of interest; KC Rep. Richard Brown plans to fill Democrats’ lieutenant governor ballot slot

Southeast Missourian: Rep. Jamie Burger (R-Benton) aims to become state House majority floor leader

Southeast Missourian: Rep. John Voss (R-Cape Girardeau) strives for Budget Committee vice-chair role in state House

This Week in Missouri Politics Mid-Week Update: Scott Faughn talks with state Rep. Adam Schwadron (R-St. Charles)

Missouri Independent: Players in Missouri gambling debate chase stakes worth billions

Missourinet: St. Louis business expands, creating 400 jobs; Clayco CEO Bob Clark (D) praises Missouri’s pro-business, pro-worker climate

P-D: Clayco unveils expansion with purchase of former Express Scripts building

JCNT: State working to map broadband access

JCNT: Governor, First Lady tour Missouri School for the Deaf

P-D: Missouri kids won’t be kicked off Medicaid beginning Jan. 1, state says

Missouri Independent: Fewer than 53,000 kids were kicked off Missouri Medicaid from June to September; kids have made up less than half of Missourians disenrolled from Medicaid

Washington Missourian: State Treasurer Vivek Malek promotes MOBUCKS in Washington

Southeast Missourian: Mercury spill affecting mail service; Missouri DNR shut down Hazelwood facility

Columbia Missourian: MoDOT crews plan another blast to finish cleanup of old Rocheport Bridge

Joplin Globe editorial: Heed Missouri Department of Conservation warnings and take Chronic Wasting Disease regulations seriously this season

Southeast Missourian op-ed: U.S. Rep. Jason Smith: Sounding the alarm on our border problem

Columbia Missourian’s Elizabeth Stephens: Support the Missourian, local journalism during the NewsMatch fundraising campaign

Kansas City Beacon’s Mili Mansaray: Kansas City cannabis dispensary workers win union to gain leverage in a growing industry

River City Journalism Fund’s Mike Fitzgerald, via St. Louis Public Radio: Missouri landlords took millions in federal pandemic aid. Now they’re kicking tenants out 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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