Thursday, November 9, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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St. Louis Public Radio: U.S. Rep. Cori Bush’s Israel criticism draws attention and a primary challenge

KC Star: Kansas City protesters stage sit-in demanding Rep. Cleaver call for ceasefire in Gaza Pro-Palestine sit-in occupies Rep. Cleaver’s empty office

St. Louis Public Radio: Washington University scores $3 million in federal cash; researchers will attempt to apply artificial intelligence to climate change’s effects on certain “communities”

Wake Up Springfield with Cass Bowen Anderson: Dr. Randy Tobler on transgender Christmas nutcrackers, a hopeless generation, and more doom and gloom Democrat campaign consultant Michael Kelley produces poll showing Lucas Kunce has a chance against Josh Hawley

johncombest_com on Twitter: Video: “Waterfalls” by TLC, featuring Lucas Kunce and Michael Kelley, with cameos from Mark Bruns and Trudy Busch Valentine

Combest book: “Kelley Lynn had been a top campaign consultant to the previous mayor, who went to jail for accepting bribes in exchange for city contracts.” (p. 28)

P-D: Embattled Missouri House Speaker loses another top staffer; Dean Plocher’s chief legal counsel Julia Baker steps down

Missouri Independent: Missouri House ethics panel to hold further hearings in Plocher investigation

Missourinet: Mum’s the word as Missouri House panel concludes second closed meeting on Plocher

KC Star: Missouri abortion rights groups see path to overturn ban in 2024 after Ohio results

KWTO: The Elijah Haahr Show: Where Missouri pro-lifers can find some positives from Tuesday’s defeats

AP: Missouri Supreme Court hears case on latest effort to block Planned Parenthood funding

Missourinet: Fight over defunding Planned Parenthood makes its way to the Missouri Supreme Court

St. Louis Public Radio: Missouri Supreme Court hears case over state efforts to defund Planned Parenthood

Missouri Independent: Missouri Supreme Court weighs state’s push to defund Planned Parenthood

SNL: Missouri becomes 14th state to offer Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to children under age 5; DESE’s Margie Vandeven thanks Gov. Parson, state lawmakers

Columbia Missourian: Free books from Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library now available for Missouri kids

Missourinet: New ‘Imagination Library’ chapter begins among Missouri’s youngest learners

St. Louis Public Radio: Thanks to the Missouri Legislature, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library expands to young readers across Missouri

KC Star: Dolly Parton Imagination Library to send free books to kids across Missouri

JCNT: More Lincoln University land grant funding included in state budget requests

Missourinet: Coalition fights back against Missouri’s feminine hygiene product tax

SNL: DNR recommends denial of Missouri Prime Beef Packers’ Pomme de Terre wastewater dumping permit

JCNT: Missouri River flooding meeting set for Monday

Missourinet: Missouri Department of Conservation says feral hogs remain a problem in 38 Missouri counties

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air: Event promo: Venture downtown for the St. Louis Racial Equity Summit 2023 and hear from “the princess of black poetry”

P-D editorial: Ohio voters enshrined abortion rights on Tuesday. Missourians should follow suit.

KC Star op-ed: Kansas man: Kobach, Bailey target abortion drug beyond Kansas, Missouri

KC Star op-ed: High school teacher taking graduate school classes complains about Gov. Parson veto of subsidy archives: Search tag: education professionals complaining about the profession they chose

P-D letter: Famed St. Louis defense attorney Chet Pleban criticizes Josh Hawley’s questioning of Biden cabinet secretary, hopes Jewish voters turn against Hawley 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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