Tuesday, March 5, 2024 – Missouri political news headlines

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Fox News: Will Scharf says it’s ‘highly unlikely’ the Georgia case moves to trial before the 2024 election

KWTO (Springfield): AG Andrew Bailey on Planned Parenthood case (-10:40); why case was filed in Boone County (-9:30); what relief the lawsuit seeks (-8:50); timeline (-8:05); what Planned Parenthood case has to do with current pro-abortion initiative petition (-7:45); what the Project Veritas video shows (-7:10); more Brad (Hildebrand) & John (Combest) Show on 104.5 FM (Franklin/St. Charles/Warren Counties): Tuesday morning show: Brief overview of Scharf and Bailey media hits (Segment A, 17:45)

KSDK, via YouTube: Mark Maxwell’s “On the Record”: GOP Sen. Mary Elizabeth Coleman on Missourians’ support for Trump (0:15); Trump’s SCOTUS legacy for the pro-life movement (1:15); Missouri law vs. federal law (2:30); sending rapists to jail (3:15); initiative petition proposals (4:30); Missouri plan (5:55); in vetro fertilization (IV) (7:20); refuting logical leaps about IVF and Missouri abortion law (8:30); correcting mainstream media’s cherry-picking and amateur reading of state statute (9:30); correcting additional misinformation on abortion laws (11:15); why people don’t trust the mainstream media (12:40); Britt Reid case (15:00); next steps for initiative petition legislation (16:00); correcting misinformation about pro-abortion initiative (20:45); more Tuesday morning show: Why consultants should use the Mary Elizabeth Coleman video for media training (Segment A, 13:45)

P-D: Missouri House votes to defund Planned Parenthood (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here) Monday morning show: Audio: Bill Eigel rallies the crowd at St. Charles County GOP caucuses (audio submitted via Rep. Phil Christofanelli’s mom) (Segment B)

Instagram: Brad & John Show – Monday show summary

The Missouri Times Capitol Calendar: The Missouri Times Stateswoman of the Year Event honoring Sen. Cindy O’Laughlin (R-Shelbina) at Missouri Farm Bureau in Jefferson City, 6 p.m. 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)

Gavin Bena on X: I did not actually receive death threats from Rep. Barbara Phifer (D-Kirkwood) or anyone else, so I deleted my “death threats” post Tuesday morning show: Let’s give some credit to Gavin Bena for coming clean about “death threats” storytelling (Segment A, 7:30)

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P-D: No rapid resolution expected in ethics probe of Missouri House speaker (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

Missouri Independent: No timetable for completion of Dean Plocher ethics investigation

P-D: Rep. Jim Murphy (R-St. Louis County) floats shifting control of city-owned Lambert to a new entity (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

St. Louis Public Radio: Abuse at Kanakuk goes back decades. A new bill would help only some of the victims; no mention of bill sponsor or his political party (Rep. Brian Seitz, Republican)

Missouri Independent: Florissant homes built on Coldwater Creek may sit on radioactive contamination

St. Louis Public Radio: Francis Howell parents await board decision on black history and literature changes

P-D: KMOV apologizes after anchor reads ‘colored’ from teleprompter in story on minority homeowners (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here) Tuesday morning: Bayer’s upcoming layoffs and why you should decline “bargain” employee share purchase plans (Segment A, 5:00)

P-D editorial: Gov. Parson’s commutation for former Chiefs coach is outrageous. Here’s how he could mitigate it. (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

KC Star editorial: Gov. Mike Parson might not have done Britt Reid any favors by commuting his sentence (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

KC Star op-ed: Janet Baker: Older Missourians need property tax relief. Lawmakers in the state Senate need to act (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here) 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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