Sunday, February 11, 2024 – Missouri political news headlines

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New York Post: ‘Squad’ member Cori Bush losing by 22 points in new Dem primary poll; Axiom’s Remington Research (R) poll of 400 voters shows Wesley Bell leading 50%-28%

Missourinet: Mel Carnahan campaign team’s “Don’t Let the Fire Go Out!” serves as theme of Jean Carnahan’s memorial service

AP: Hundreds gather in St. Louis to remember former US Sen. Jean Carnahan

P-D: Jean Carnahan remembered as senator, mom and St. Louis foodie (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

P-D video: Jean Carnahan funeral: Russ Carnahan speech

P-D video: Jean Carnahan funeral: Tom Carnahan speech

P-D video: Jean Carnahan funeral: Roy Temple speech

JCNT: ‘Historic’ moment realized for women in law in Missouri: Mary Rhodes Russell achieved her success on her own

P-D’s Kurt Erickson: Missouri’s chief executive heading to Super Bowl in Vegas to cheer the Chiefs archives: Search tag: journalists complaining about elected officials’ travel

JCNT: Child care tax credit package headed to fractured Missouri Senate

JCNT: Missouri House members worry increasing costs could siphon education funding

SNL: Report on 4-day school weeks in Missouri leaves unanswered questions

Columbia Missourian: House takes steps to deal with high volume of bills

Columbia Missourian: Data: Who has filed the most bills in Missouri House and Senate

Southeast Missourian: Sheriff to temporarily oversee coroner’s duties; AG Andrew Bailey seeks Wavis Jordan’s ouster (avoid Southeast Missourian paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

Southeast Missourian (2/9/24): Missouri AG files to remove Cape Girardeau County coroner from office; Wavis Jordan was the first black person to be elected to a countywide office as a Republican, suggests Bailey is racist (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

JCNT: Missouri Department of Conservation hosts family fishing day at McKay Park

JCNT editorial: Ambitious state spending on government buildings could boost state, city

P-D’s Tony Messenger: Missouri hasn’t hired enough mental health workers, leading to racist disparity in cases (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here) archives: Search tag: mental health care is racist

P-D letter: Turner, Maine sexagenarian expresses outrage over U.S. Rep. Eric Burlison and January 6 protests (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here) John Combest: Stalking, Harassment, Internet Trolling: A Guide to Recovering and Rebuilding After Online Attacks – available in paperback ($12.99) and Amazon Kindle ($7.99)

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