Tuesday, November 28, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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P-D: Sen. Eric Schmitt wants FAA to speed up commercial space-flight permits; recap of CNN interview

P-D: Rep. Chris Dinkins (R-Lesterville) seeks to protect Missouri from Gaza refugees

Fox 2 St. Louis: Democrat state rep candidate criticizes Dinkins’ proposal to protect Missourians from Gaza invaders; Ray Reed lost 2022 2nd Congressional District Democratic primary in 71-point nailbiter

93.9 The Eagle: Wake Up Mid-Missouri with Stephanie Bell: Missouri Times publisher Scott Faughn on St. Louis City’s “Polar Express” underbelly and a reporter taking pellet-gun fire (0:45); “Law and Order” Locke Thompson laying the law down on urban criminals invading mid-Missouri (1:10); Gov. Parson’s pardons (3:00); Jefferson City’s Living Windows (4:45); Scott and Gussie Faughn re-enacting “A Christmas Story”(5:10); General Assembly preview, including Eigel and personal property taxes (6:25); initiative petition changes (7:45); other 2024 legislation (8:20)

104.5FM (Washington): Instagram reel: Should the Franklin County Republican Central Committee – and other county committees in Missouri – be allowed to reject candidates that don’t meet certain GOP criteria? B-roll featuring Eric Greitens, GOP Sen. Ben Brown and members of the Franklin County Republican Central Committee

Washington Missourian (11/18/23): Franklin County to begin vetting candidates; Missouri Republican Party’s attorney Lowell Pearson (Husch Blackwell) says vetting process will invite litigation and likely be found unconstitutional

KWTO (Springfield): Dr. Sam Alexander (R) announces bid for Missouri Senate District 28 in 2026 to replace GOP Sen. Sandy Crawford

KWTO (Springfield): Audio: Dr. Sam Alexander (R) announces bid for Missouri Senate District 28 in 2026 to replace GOP Sen. Sandy Crawford (-3:35)

Missouri Independent: Ethics investigation into Missouri House Speaker Dean Plocher continues next week

St. Louis Public Radio’s Lacretia Wimbley: St. Charles County Council votes down anti-immigration resolution; urban activists travel to St. Charles to act out, “gasp” at comments from Sen. Bill Eigel (R-Weldon Spring)

P-D: Anti-refugee proposal fails in St. Charles County

Missourinet: Missouri children receiving Medicaid to soon keep coverage for a year

St. Louis Public Radio: Missouri National Education Association, others complain about rural teacher salaries archives: Search tag: education professionals complaining about the profession they chose

P-D: Harris-Stowe’s storied teacher training program at risk of losing accreditation; HBCU’s shortcomings include accounting chicanery, violations of Sunshine Law, not tracking student achievement

States Newsroom, via Missouri Independent: Cursive makes a comeback – by law – in public schools; bill to require school districts and charter schools to provide instruction in cursive writing by the end of fifth grade stalled in Missouri

P-D: Ameren promises lower bills, moves to retire Rush Island coal plant

JCNT: Governor’s Mansion tree lighting, candlelight tours on tap Friday

JCNT: MoDOT announces trash can-decorating contest for Missouri K-12 students

St. Louis Public Radio’s Sarah Kellogg: Florissant teen creates comics to increase black representation in pop culture: “I’m, kind of, in sort of a way, kind of being a superhero, I guess.”

St. Louis Public Radio’s St. Louis on the Air: Event promo: Venture into St. Louis City for the launch of a new cartoon-style book highlighting tales of “Native cultures that have been here, of the immigrant groups” and George Washington Carver’s secret peanut sausage recipe

Combest, The Missouri Times, 8/7/23: “Thank God that state-affiliated media isn’t a meritocracy, or (Jason) Rosenbaum might be hosting (St. Louis on the Air) episodes on ankle bracelets making immigrants’ hair fall out or the institutional racism of public toilets.”

Missouri Independent’s Rebecca Rivas: Donald Suggs’ legacy with St. Louis American: ‘Local history would look entirely different’ 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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