Saturday, December 2, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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KC Star: Ann Wagner joins Cori Bush, Emanuel Cleaver in voting to expel George Santos

KRES/KWIX (Moberly): U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer on Santos expulsion

KRES/KWIX (Moberly): Elected officials, candidates flock to Missouri Farm Bureau annual meeting; attendees include Sen. Josh Hawley, statewide elected officials, GOP candidates for governor, American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall

This Week in Missouri Politics Mid-Week Update: Sen. Mike Moon (R-Ash Grove) talks to Scott Faughn about success of transgender legislation (1:15); thoughts on Trump (6:15); what he would ask President Trump (9:00); Mizzou’s ascent (12:00); Moon’s new district lines and upcoming re-election (17:55); sports betting (28:45); upcoming success for Denny Hoskins on VLTs and sports betting (33:30); landfill bill (34:45); Bill Eigel vs. Mike Kehoe vs. Jay Ashcroft (41:00); more

93.9 The Eagle: Wake Up Mid-Missouri with Stephanie Bell and guest co-host Trey Faucheux: Rep. Cheri Toalson Reisch (R-Hallsville) on Ron DeSantis vs. Gavin Newsom debate (2:08:10); legislative priorities (2:11:00); initiative petition changes (2:11:55); expanding charter schools (2:13:45); Missouri Task Force 1 (2:14:30); why the Missouri Senate needs to get their act together (2:16:15); more

JCNT: MOSERS among state pension plans lawmakers are keeping their eyes on this year

Brownfield Ag News: Hay auction started in Missouri to meet growing demand; comments from Missouri Department of Agriculture’s Tony Hancock

SNL’s Suzan Szuch: Hero profile: Springfield’s LGBTQ+ community center hires Aaron Schekorra as its first “full-time executive director”

SNL’s Greta Cross, 11/3/23: LGBTQIA* hero profile series: Aaron Schekorra’s latest venture, Queerly Caffeinated, blends love of coffee, LGBTQ advocacy; area queer rationalizes why he resells generic coffee from a California dealer rather than from a Missouri company

SNL, 8/30/23: LGBTQIA* activist resigns from Springfield-Greene County Health Department; Public records request from The Elijah Haahr Show contributor Brother Noah showed Aaron Schekorra spent taxpayer money on “Ally” sponsorship of Pridefest

Joplin Globe: Missouri DNR orders a halt to waste sludge operations

Missouri Independent: EPA says Missouri has more than 200,000 lead pipes; Biden Administration wants them removed within 10 years

KC Star op-ed: Former GOP U.S. Rep. Tom Coleman: Voters will punish Mark Alford, Eric Burlison, Sam Graves, Blaine Luetkemeyer and Jason Smith for voting to not expel George Santos (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

The Missouri Times op-ed, 11/2/22: Tom Coleman: Eric Schmitt should never set foot in the U.S. Senate but the healer Trudy Busch Valentine must

The Heartlander’s Christian Rehder, Dec. 2021: Former Republican Congressman Tom Coleman has built a reputation of slamming conservatives and Trump supporters

Missouri Independent op-ed: Springfield psychologist Chuck Hollister: Missouri must pass legislation supporting audio-only telehealth

P-D letter: Webster Groves octogenarian applauds Gov. Parson’s pardons

P-D letter: Maplewood millennial downplays I-70 traffic, says MoDOT should spend money bringing Amtrak “up to the standards of a developed country” 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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