Wednesday, March 13, 2024 – Missouri political news headlines

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KFRU (Columbia): Ted Farnen’s Columbia Today: Democratic presidential candidate Jason Palmer on why Missouri Democrats should vote for an alternative to Joe Biden in the March 23 primary: how he beat Biden in American Samoa, why students should choose “new collar jobs” instead of attending modern university diploma mills, more

Fox 2 (St. Louis): ‘We cannot allow this to happen’ – Hawley speaks out on violent fight near Hazelwood East HS We are entering Day 5 of white people rioting and burning down Spanish Lake buildings -maybe corporations can post a black square to Instagram (Segment C, 6:00) Brad (Hildebrand) & John (Combest) Show on 104.5 FM (Franklin/St. Charles/Warren Counties): What do you give the departing corporate executive who has *everything*? How about an entry into the Congressional Record? Just rent a lobbyist for a day! (Segment B)

St. Louis Public Radio: State Rep. Justin Hicks (R-Lake Saint Louis) enters congressional race to succeed Blaine Luetkemeyer Tuesday morning: Is Justin Hicks running for Congress, or just running away? (Segment A, 8:45); John on morning show millennials complaining about how early they wake up (Segment A, 3:00); more

Brad & John Show on Instagram: Tuesday show summary

Columbia Missourian: Missouri National Guard deploys under governor’s charge

This Week in Missouri Politics Mid-Week Update: DSL Consulting Dena Ladd talks with Scott Faughn about her role as board member of MoCannTrade and the success of the Missouri marijuana industry (0:30); Law Enforcement Legislative Coalition and Valentine’s Law regarding (2:30); holes in state’s regulatory framework (4:45); Delta-8 THC bill (5:35); Scott’s idea to have Jeff City meter maids investigate bootleg THC sales (7:40); more about Delta-8 products and convenience stores (11:00); Aaron Baker losing his mom this week (18:00); Dean Plocher and the Missouri Independent (19:00); more

KTTN: Where to send memorials/notes to the Baker family Wednesday morning: Recap of Dena Ladd and Scott Faughn on marijuana industry, Delta-8 and Valentine’s Law (Segment A, 5:00); Senate education bill (A, 11:00); recap of Jason Palmer with Ted Farnen (A, 12:30)

Southeast Missourian’s J.C. Reeves: Michael Davis volunteers to fill Democrat ballot slot for District 147 seat (avoid Southeast Missourian paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

johncombest_com on X: How to produce a detail-free #moleg campaign story at a modern newsroom

P-D: Voucher, charter school expansion advances in Missouri Senate (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

Missouri Independent: Missouri Senate strikes deal to boost public-school funding in private-school tax-credit bill

Columbia Missourian: Senate initiative petition resolution gets first hearing in House

JCNT: Missouri House committee hears controversial initiative petition bill

Missouri Independent: Sen. Mary Elizabeth Coleman (R-Arnold) urges Missouri House to reinstate ‘ballot candy’ into initiative petition bill

AP: Fears of noncitizens voting prompt GOP state lawmakers in Missouri to propose driver’s license label

Missouri Independent: Dean Plocher testifies to the Missouri House ethics panel investigating him

JCNT: Lawmakers consider Missouri banking, bond legislation

Columbia Missourian: Clean slate bill gives the opportunity to expunge felony records

JCNT: MoDOT plans to close some railroad crossings after months of ‘fruitless’ negotations

JCNT: Maternal health nonprofit advocates for doulas, screenings and training

Kansas City Beacon: New lawsuit challenges state control of Kansas City police in federal court

JCNT: Missouri PSC sets intervention deadline in Missouri-American rate case

St. Louis Public Radio: Missouri pilot program trains EMS crews to give overdose victims addiction meds

P-D: Woman hiding from gunshots in The Grove run over by car, dragged. ‘This horrific event.’ (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

St. Louis Public Radio: Washington University art exhibition promo: St. Louis artist’s victimhood collection includes slavery sculpture, reference to local newscaster making “racist” verbal slip-up, “alternate Missouri flag,” etc. archives: Search tag: still stuck on slavery

AD: 15-second ad spots only $1 on St. Charles County’s Westplex 107.1FM (Hot Adult Contemporary – Taylor Swift, Olivia Rodrigo, et al.); one ad spot for $1; one ad per hour every hour $18; one week ad package $42; station owned and operated by St. Louis Radio Hall of Famer Brad Hildebrand Tuesday morning: John nudges Brad into promoting Brad’s Westplex 107.1FM campaign ad special (Segment C, 13:45)

P-D editorial: Hawley-Wagner spat over radiation bill isn’t helpful. Just get it done. (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

Kansas City Beacon’s Meg Cunningham, via St. Louis Public Radio: National groups who want to limit transgender rights find success in Missouri

P-D’s Tony Messenger: Missouri’s ‘offensive’ move to grab money that prisoners rightfully earned (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 and Amazon Kindle

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