Tuesday, April 2, 2024 – Missouri political news headlines

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P-D: National liberal Jewish group backs Wesley Bell over Cori Bush in U.S. House race (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

SNL: College of the Ozarks hosts forum on Israel moderated by Mike Huckabee

Stateline, via Missouri Independent: Freedom Caucuses push for conservative state laws, but getting attention is their big success; thoughts from Sen. Bill Eigel (R-Weldon Spring), others

St. Louis Public Radio: Fashion icon Karlie Kloss emphasizes Missouri’s role in national abortion rights fight

P-D: Karlie Kloss welcomes her own street in St. Louis; photos of former supermodel eating ice cream, flamboyant male taking a selfie, etc. (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

LISTEN LIVE STREAMING LINK 7-8 a.m.: Brad (Hildebrand) & John (Combest) Show on 104.5 FM (Franklin/St. Charles/Warren Counties): A thin woman who knows how to smile turned up at a Missouri pro-choice event. Was she lost? John investigates.

Brad & John Show (Tuesday morning), Segment A: Recap of vs. Freedom Caucus (3:15); Wesley Bell vs. Cori Bush, and Susan Talve’s endorsement (6:45); Karlie Kloss does pro-choice photo op and ventures into St. Louis City (8:00)

Brad & John Show: Monday show: The Vivek Malek rental properties story and why it appeared this week (Segment A, 12:00); recap of Crystal Quade on TWMP (A, 9:45); defeating Critical Race Theory (A, 3:00); Brad vs. John on chronic underdogism (A, 5:55); the latest Bill Eigel video meme (B, 5:45); unsolicited suggestion for Dem Rep. Ashley Aune (B, 15:45)

JCNT: Two Mid-Missouri House incumbents face challengers

Missourinet: Proposal from Sen. Andrew Koenig (R-Manchester) would prevent General Assembly from setting a state income tax rate above 5.5%

JCNT: Veterans bills from Rep. Dave Griffith (R-Jefferson City) finding success

JCNT: Federal low-interest drought recovery loan open to local businesses

Missourinet: Rep. Bishop Davidson (R-Republic) bill would let only juries decide whether a convicted murderer should die

St. Louis Public Radio: Brian Dorsey is set to be Missouri’s first 2024 execution. A former judge wants to stop it

P-D: Hearing to determine if Hazelwood East student Maurnice DeClue is charged as adult set for May 10 (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

KC Star op-ed: Fav Trip CEO Babir Sultan: Thanks, Josh Hawley, for helping small Missouri business fight credit card swipe fees (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

Missouri Independent’s Annelise Hanshaw: Caleb Rowden pushes for charter schools in his county over objections from local districts – and his sister even works at a private Christian school 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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