Tuesday, December 5, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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Missourinet: U.S. Rep. Sam Graves confident that payouts to St. Louis radiation claimants will be in final defense bill

KRES/KWIX (Moberly): Rural areas experiencing rare population increase as Americans flee cities; insight from USDA Economic Research Service’s Thomas Worth

KCUR’s Up to Date with Steve Kraske: Book promo: “The Atlantic” McKay Coppins promotes his book “Romney: A Reckoning,” and criticisms of Josh Hawley archives: Search tag: KCUR liberal book promos

Missourinet: At Missouri Farm Bureau meeting, Missouri governor candidates offer options on improving agriculture infrastructure

johncombest_com on X: Clip: Crystal Quade on who she trusts on agriculture issues

93.9 The Eagle: Wake Up Mid-Missouri with guests hosts Casey Burns and NFIB’s Brad Jones: The Missouri Times Publisher Scott Faughn talks Mizzou football (0:30); kayfabe honeydew list/choreplay (1:30); serious vs. silly legislation (2:30); state holiday for election day (4:30): Sen. Cindy O’Laughlin (R-Shelbina), Missouri PSC and time-of-use rates (3:20); state control of St. Louis City police (6:50); St. Louis City residents getting the government they deserve (7:15); cashew chicken and geographic bipartisanship (9:25)

KWTO: Bob Onder on why he’s running for lieutenant governor (-29:00); role of lieutenant governor (-26:50); thoughts on public service (-21:45)

KWTO: The Elijah Haahr Show: Missouri’s newest Supreme Court Justice Ginger Gooch and Missouri Supreme Court Clerk Betsy AuBuchon

Missouri Independent: Missouri abortion-rights amendments face ‘torturous’ process to make it to 2024 ballot; insights from Jack Cardetti (D), John Hancock (R)

The Missouri Times: Sen. Karla Eslinger (R-Wasola) poised to lead DESE

P-D: Too many schools? St. Louis public education supporters protest new charter high

St. Louis Public Radio: Business promo: The Noir Bookshop’s book vending machine program: “In St. Louis, white students at public or charter schools are more than twice as likely to read proficiently in the third grade than black students” due to “book deserts”

JCNT: Missouri House getting head start on state budget

States Newsroom, via Missouri Independent: Missouri, other states look to crack down on foreign-owned farmland

SNL: Bill from Rep. Jamie Gragg of (R-Ozark) proposes a state dish – Springfield-style cashew chicken

Missourinet: Missouri rolls out new Commercial Driver License (CDL) requirements; Comments from Missouri Trucking Association’s Tom Crawford

JCNT: Workers’ compensation rates to drop in Missouri for 2024

St. Joseph News-Press: Fentanyl deaths rising among Missouri kids, teens

Joplin Globe editorial: U.S. Rep. Eric Burlison wrong on Santos expulsion

P-D editorial: Who opposes ‘safe and appropriate placement’ for LGBTQI+ kids? AG Andrew Bailey’s position “misleading and inflammatory”

KC Star op-ed: The Center Square’s David Mastio: University of Missouri faculty donate vastly more to Democrats than Republicans

Midwest Newsroom’s Kavahn Mansouri, via KCUR: U.S. climate report issues stark warnings for Midwest agriculture, health and infrastructure, tackles systemic heat racism; University of Missouri assistant prof: “There has been a lot of interest particularly here in Missouri.” archives: Search tag: heat is racist

KC Star opinion editor Yvette Walker: Sorry, Josh Hawley, you’re wrong about the best BBQ ribs in KC. LC’s Bar-B-Q are the greatest (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

KC Star letter: Woman who moved from Missouri to Hawaii wants voters to pick Lucas Kunce over Josh Hawley (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

P-D letter: Rock Hill man angry at Bailey over “foster parents’ rights to religiously censure their foster kids and righteously withhold gender-affirming care” 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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