Sunday, April 7, 2024 – Missouri political news headlines

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Washington Missourian: U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner makes stops in Washington to visit with small business owners, plays “virtual reality zombie outbreak game” and more

JCNT: Fulton hosts Missouri’s 3rd Congressional District Republican Convention; Bill Eigel defeats Ron Fitzwater 94-40 to become presidential elector

P-D: Missouri Ethics Commission hobbled by vacancies, unable to take action on cases (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

JCNT: Area state Reps. Dave Griffith, Rudy Veit, Willard Haley mostly content with Missouri House-passed budget

KRES/KWIX (Moberly): Sen. Cindy O’Laughlin (R-Shelbina) bills involving foster kids, broadband grants

KRES/KWIX (Moberly): Randolph County Commission taking wait-and-see approach to state lawmakers’ senior property tax freeze, limits on solar projects

St. Joseph News-Press: Distracted driving law making an impact in Missouri, safety group claims

JCNT: State issues cannabis microbusiness guidance

JCNT: Missouri Department of Social Services to host high school career fair

P-D: St. Louis-area school races: Money, turnout and a rejection of ‘partisan politics’ (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

St. Joseph News-Press editorial: Illegal immigrants not entirely to blame for Missouri’s fentanyl problem

SNL op-ed: Missouri SNAP (Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests) Director David Clohessy: Missouri boarding school abuses must be prosecuted

KC Star Editorial Page Editor Yvette Walker: Missouri’s anti-deepfake legislation from Rep. Ben Baker (R-Neosho) is a good step – but penalties must be stiffer (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

SNL op-ed: Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams: To protect kids, regulate Delta-8 like other intoxicants

P-D’s Tony Messenger: Cousin adds her voice in push to save Missouri man from death row (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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