Monday, November 13, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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Cook Political Report: Updated 2024 U.S. Senate race ratings: Missouri remains “Solid R”

SNL: Show Me Victories’ text message survey produces hope for Democrats; Drury University political science professor Dan Ponder says campaign consultant marketing tactic has “quite a wide margin of error … it’s like 10 points really”

johncombest_com on Instagram: Reel: “Waterfalls” by TLC, featuring Lucas Kunce and Show Me Victories’ Michael Kelley, with cameos from Mark Bruns and Trudy Busch Valentine

St. Louis Public Radio: What the 2020 census tells us about St. Louis’ changing demographics: Hispanic and Asian populations increase, even black people are now fleeing St. Louis City, more

St. Louis Public Radio’s Sarah Fentem: Xenophobia watch: Resolution from St. Charles County officials opposes “the importation of illegal immigrants,” but diversity heroes are fighting back

Missourinet: Missouri Health Care Association says Biden rule would decimate Missouri nursing homes; comments from Gov. Parson, MHCA’s Nikki Strong

This Week in Missouri Politics: Scott Faughn talks with Reps. Chris Brown (R-Kansas City), Jamie Burger (R-Benton), Chad Perkins (R-Bowling Green) and Dane Diehl (R-Butler) on House Republican Caucus’ conversations on Dean Plocher issue (1:00); initiative petition legislation (4:45); law enforcement officer recruitment and gun control laws (8:00); 2024 abortion ballot initiative (15:00); Jay Ashcroft vs. Mike Kehoe vs. Bill Eigel (19:30); downballot statewide races and name identification (23:45); who won the week: Missouri hunters, video lottery terminals, Mizzou, Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals and stadium proposals (26:15)

johncombest_com on Instagram: Reel: Nicki Minaj featuring Dean Plocher: Bust that (backside) open in the island of Waikiki (with cameos from Mazzie Boyd and Doug Richey)

The Missouri Times Publisher Scott Faughn (Friday): Inside the House GOP caucus meeting; Show Me Victories manufactures hopium for Democrats; the “super talented, charismatic” Crystal Quade versus the “shrill, Hillary Clinton-like” Crystal Quade; more

johncombest_com on Instagram: Reel: Crystal Quade’s other side

SNL: Missouri aims to become mining hub for critical minerals, battery components; comments written by communications staff of U.S. Rep. Jason Smith, Gov. Parson

Missourinet: Missouri State University breaks ground on new Center for Autism and Neurodiversity; Missouri Legislature appropriated $7.5 million in funding

Missouri Independent: Missouri’s participation rate in welfare program Women, Infants and Children (WIC) was among lowest nationally in 2021

Missourinet: MoDOT to hold I-70 expansion meeting in Wentzville tomorrow

Missouri Independent: Why a ‘Super El Niño’ could help drought-stricken Missouri this winter

St. Louis Public Radio: EPA finds a St. Louis scrap metal facility illegally polluted the Mississippi

Missouri Independent diversity columnist Janice Ellis: How can we make the most of this holiday season? Let’s all “reflect, renew and resolve … Major change often begins with one person, in one community, in one city.”

Combest, The Missouri Times, 8/7/23: “Can you imagine if (the Missouri Independent’s) diversity slot was occupied by a strong voice on Missouri issues? Let’s not give them any ideas!”

P-D letter: Illinois septuagenarian says Missouri AG Andrew Bailey “sounds like a panicky man” on 2024 abortion ballot initiative 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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