Saturday, March 16, 2024 – Missouri political news headlines

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Columbia Missourian: Voting begins soon in Democratic primary

Missouri Independent: Ray Hartmann, founder of Riverfront Times, files for Congress in Missouri’s 2nd District

Washington Missourian: Ray Hartmann to seek Ann Wagner’s seat in Congress Brad (Hildebrand) & John (Combest) Show on 104.5 FM (Franklin/St. Charles/Warren Counties): Friday morning show: How the Ray Hartmann campaign will fare, and Ann Wagner’s retirement timetable (Segment A, 14:30)

P-D: Cori Bush picks up endorsement of Congressional Black Caucus PAC (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

JCNT: Missouri personnel report encounters at southern border Guv Parson update on Missouri National Guard at southern border slams Prez Biden

The Missouri Times: Gov. Parson garners near-historic job approval among Republican voters in SLU/YouGov poll Segment B: Brad’s reaction to Andrew Bailey’s media tour; John on Ashcroft’s “Red Print” plan and the SLU/YouGov poll

USA Today, via SNL: Weekly Missouri unemployment claims data

Missourinet: Under plan from Rep. Adam Schnelting (R-St. Charles), military signing bonuses could get a full tax deduction in Missouri

St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum: Rep. Scott Cupps (R-Shell Knob) calls State Treasurer Vivek Malek’s decision to place ads on gaming machines foolish

Jason Rosenbaum on Instagram (reel): Video recap of Cupps vs. Malek story, with fashion inspired by Neneh Cherry of “Buffalo Stance” fame

JCNT: Lawmakers uncertain about future of child care incentive bills

JCNT: State continuing to prioritize adult learners

Missourinet: Bill from Sen. Karla Eslinger (R-Wasola) would require schools to be ready for heart emergencies

P-D: Missouri looking to AI to help combat school shootings (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

KC Star: What is a straw purchase? How guns found at KC shooting were allegedly bought illegally (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

Brad & John Show: Summary of Wallethub story on KC vs. St. Louis oinkers; recap of Andrew Bailey discussing Maurnice Declue attack on Kaylee Gain (Segment A) John on why St. Louis Public Radio’s Jeremy Goodwin is a good sport (Segment C, 1:00)

Brad & John Show: Friday show summary (via Instagram)

Missouri Independent: Phelps County town drops appeal of $80,000 Missouri Sunshine Law judgment

KCUR’s Up to Date with Steve Kraske: United WE’s Wendy Doyle complains about “gender pay gap”

The Missouri Times op-ed: Former state Rep. Chris Molendorp (R-Cass County) Kurt Bahr wrong about the Credit Card Competition Act (CCCA); Hawley and Schmitt should oppose bill

Columbia Missourian op-ed: Rose Metro: “The 2024 legislative session has reached it’s [sic] halfway point”; Join me in opposing GOP state lawmakers’ “Don’t Say Gay,” gun and child protection bills 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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