Saturday, December 9, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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KOMU: Sen. Hawley cites mid-Missouri farmers as reason for filing ‘Just Compensation Act’

St. Louis Public Radio: House Superminority Leader Crystal Quade punishes Rep. Sarah Unsicker (D-Shrewsbury) over social media posts

johncombest_com on X: Then vs. now video clip: Crystal Quade on “tak(ing) people’s voices out of the conversation here in Jefferson City” (ft. Spongebob Squarepants French narrator)

P-D: House Superminority Leader Crystal Quade strips St. Louis County Democrat of committee posts

KC Star: Missouri candidate for governor strips fellow statewide Democrat candidate of House committees

Combest book: “(She) didn’t mind being criticized for her political views … she knew that politics was a rough-and-tumble business. But these attacks were more about personality than policy.” – page 8 John Combest: Stalking, Harassment, Internet Trolling: A Guide to Recovering and Rebuilding After Online Attacks – available in paperback and Amazon Kindle

P-D: Despite GOP-led Bud Light backlash, A-B gives campaign cash to Republicans; Sen. Nick Schroer (R-Defiance) says company has “a renewed focus on beer and less on ‘woke’ left wing policies”

P-D: Carpenters union again sues former St. Louis labor leader; Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council says capo Al Bond used union money to buy a CPAP machine and Fox Theatre tickets, orchestrated $4 million billboard kickback scheme

Missourinet: Third ethics committee meeting concludes with no details provided

Joplin Globe: Governor marks completion of bridge projects, says I-44 expansion next

Missouri Independent: Commission awards $380 million in tax credits for Missouri low-income housing

JCNT: Proposed JC housing development lands state tax credits

SNL: Missouri set to release detailed annual report cards for schools, districts

Joplin Globe: Superintendents, lawmakers discuss education issues

Brownfield Ag News: Missouri Farm Bureau would like to see Legislature be more involved in transmission line proposals; group supports legislation from Sen. Mike Bernskoetter (R-Jefferson City) and Rep. Brad Pollitt (R-Sedalia)

P-D: Missouri lawmakers take aim at meatpacking sludge that has roiled rural residents

Missourinet: Bill from Sen. Mike Moon (R-Ash Grove) and Rep. Bob Titus (R-Billings) would authorize murder charges for abortion

Southeast Missourian: SEMO selected for federal drone training program

Missourinet: Missouri’s elk firearms hunting season opens today

KBIA’s Rebecca Smith: “Missouri Health Talks” series: Ferguson octogenarian, whose son is serving a life sentence in Missouri prison, lists health maladies

Missouri Broadcasters Association: Help Wanted: KBIA seeks producer “focusing on the impact of climate change on under-served communities in our region”

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