Tuesday, November 21, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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93.9 The Eagle: Wake Up Mid-Missouri with Stephanie Bell: U.S. Rep. Mark Alford on budget (0:40); why he didn’t get an August break (1:30); J6 tapes (2:05); gratitude list (3:40); efforting metrics (4:20); impeaching Biden (5:00); why Republicans congressmen are “stressed out and tired,” especially when you work all weekend like he does (7:15); 2024 re-election (8:45); promo for “Mark Alford’s America” podcast (10:00)

P-D: Missouri AG Andrew Bailey wades into Elon Musk antisemitism controversy

St. Louis Public Radio: Missouri abortion backers win after Supreme Court declines to consider ballot wording

P-D: Group seeking referendum on abortion in Missouri begins collecting signatures

Missouri Independent: Supreme Court won’t hear Jay Ashcroft’s appeal of abortion ballot summaries

Fox 2 St. Louis: Judge to decide again if Missouri’s voter ID is constitutional

Missouri Independent: Missouri voter ID trial digs into purpose, results of strict 2022 law

This Week in Missouri Politics Mid-Week Update: Combest to chat with Scott Faughn at 9 a.m. Central today

Delta Dunklin Democrat: Missouri expungements restore gun possession rights

KCUR: Up to Date with Steve Kraske: Raymore Mayor Kris Turnbow wants the Missouri Legislature to help kill a landfill project

Missouri Independent: Funding lag creates barrier for Missouri private school tax credit program

St. Louis Public Radio: Public school advocates want to stop Believe STL charter school from opening

JCNT: Missouri PSC approves Ameren Missouri’s request to alter time of use default rate for customers

KC Star: “Reality Check” advocacy series: A teen in foster care died after ear infection went untreated. His siblings are suing Missouri DSS (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

P-D: A $600K mistake? St. Louis forgot to tax recreational pot sales

St. Louis Public Radio: Over $500K up in smoke as St. Louis misses recreational marijuana tax deadline

P-D: St. Charles leaders sought removal of sexually explicit library book, and want others restricted

Joplin Globe editorial: Vivek Malek is right – MOSERS must stop investing in China

SNL op-ed: Cass Bowen Anderson: Sen. Josh Hawley must take on Big Pharma to bring down drug prices

KC Star’s Joel Mathis: Andrew Bailey’s commitment to free speech seems to depend on the speaker’s politics (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

Missouri Independent op-ed: KC Star retiree Barb Shelley: A jailed ex-KC cop is a problem for Mike Parson. Blaming the prosecutor won’t solve it

Stateline’s Robbie Sequeira, via Missouri Independent: Missouri, other states across the country grapple with “racist” language in real estate deeds 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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