Monday, March 4, 2024 – Missouri political news headlines

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Missourinet: Trump easily wins Missouri’s Republican caucuses

Missourinet: U.S. Rep. Eric Burlison opposes Biden’s proposed overtime exemption changes Brad (Hildebrand) & John (Combest) Show on 104.5 FM (Franklin/St. Charles/Warren Counties): Friday morning: Taylor Burks live on air discussing decision to suspend 3rd Congressional District campaign (Segment C)

Brad & John Show on Instagram: Friday show summary Brad (Hildebrand) & John (Combest) Show on 104.5 FM (Franklin/St. Charles/Warren Counties): Monday morning show: John and Brad discuss the Taylor Burks call and John quibbles with *one* thing Brad said to Taylor (Segment C)

johncombest_com on X: Gavin Bena (D) deletes post suggesting Rep. Barbara Phifer (D-Kirkwood) and/or her supporters may have issued death threats over secretary of state primary

Spectrum Local News’ Gregg Palermo (Friday): Filing day stress causes Democrat Gavin Bena to have “panic attack,” flip-flop on secretary of state race; link to social media post claiming to receive death threats Brad (Hildebrand) & John (Combest) Show on 104.5 FM (Franklin/St. Charles/Warren Counties): Monday morning show: DEI in Missouri state government and tips for winning black votes on statewide initiatives (Segment A, 2:15); Brad & John Show adds live streaming (Segment A, 3:45); Missouri presidential caucuses (Segment A, 10:00); Garrett Hawkins on TWMP (Segment A, 12:30); Gavin Bena (D) suffers “panic attack,” receives death threats after daring to challenge Barbara Phifer in secretary of state primary (Segment A, 13:30); what Mr. Bena could learn from Harry Truman and Jussie Smollett (Segment A, 18:00)

NEW: Listen live! 7 a.m. – 8 a.m. Central: Brad & John Show: Monday morning topics include weekend presidential caucuses, Democrat claiming to receive “death threats,” Bill Eigel proposing amendments at St. Charles County caucuses (audio via Phil Christofanelli’s mom), Taylor Burks, more

This Week in Missouri Politics, taped before a live Missouri Farm Bureau audience: President Garrett Hawkins talks with Scott Faughn about Mike Kehoe endorsement, 2024 legislative agenda, much more Brad (Hildebrand) & John (Combest) Show on 104.5 FM (Franklin/St. Charles/Warren Counties): Monday morning show: Bill Eigel rallies the crowd at St. Charles County presidential caucuses (audio via GOP Rep. Phil Christofanelli’s mom) (Segment B, 3:30)

Missouri Independent: Gov. Mike Parson faces bipartisan scorn for reducing DWI sentence of ex-Chiefs coach

Missourinet: Bill from Sen. Curtis Trent (R-Springfield) would pay jurors 65-and-a-half cents per mile, up from 7 cents

St. Louis Public Radio: Pregnant women can’t legally get divorced in Missouri. Bill from Rep. Ashley Aune (D-Kansas City) could change that

Missourinet: Bill from Rep. Jamie Gragg (R-Ozark) would hold teachers, counselors accountable for contributing to cross-dressing, pronoun posturing

Missouri Independent: Hearing on recall of 60,000 Missouri marijuana products set to begin

P-D: Missouri regulators pan proposed change in state water laws (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

KCMO: Pete Mundo Show:’s Tony Botello on Gov. Parson/Quinton Lucas “thug” dust-up, Mundo on local Dem agitator “whoring himself out” for TV cameras, Royals stadium proposal and Freedom Inc., more

Missouri Independent op-ed: Barbara Shelly: Apologizing for Missouri’s legislature is routine in Kansas City; thoughts on guns and queer issues

Report for America’s Kassidy Arena, via St. Louis Public Radio: Missouri Hospital Association says state set to launch “discrimination assessment tool” on health care “equity” 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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